Shops and shopping
Edinburgh and the Lothians offers a shopping experience like no other. Whether you want hip arts and crafts, cutting-edge fashion or unique Scottish jewellery, the shops in Edinburgh have it all.
Enjoy a fabulous day of shopping in Edinburgh and the Lothians whether you’re after authentic Scottish wares, clothes, accessories or local produce.
Explore some of the towns of the Lothians for great local shops and independent stores, or visit the Livingston Designer Outlet for up to 60% off designer prices.
The shops around other areas of Edinburgh, outside the heart of the city, offer the chance to spend a quiet day browsing unusual and independent stores while enjoying the atmosphere of these fantastic urban villages.
Edinburgh has a number of great shopping centres, all of which offer a great range of stores in one place with easy access by bus and plenty of car parking spaces.
The shops on the Royal Mile and Grassmarket are the ideal destination for unique and unusual gifts, from cutting-edge fashion to authentic and creative Scottish gifts.
Shopping in Edinburgh is a fantastic experience as you can browse the stores of several great spots including Princes Street, George Street and the St James Centre while admiring fine architecture and striking views of the castle.
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Edinburgh and the Lothians sits on the eastern side of Scotland's central belt, in the heart of the country.