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Available from suppliers in and around Glenshee.
  
The Society is always keen to support businesses in Glenshee and the surrounding areas in Perthshire.
   
This section features merchandise and services that are available from such suppliers. This is provided for information and, unless specifically stated, is not recommended or guaranteed by the Society.

Scottish Wildlife Artist - Michelle Hewitt

        

Michelle Hewitt is an artist who lives with her family in rural Glenshee and concentrates on painting the Scottish wildlife which is abundant in the area. Her favourite medium is soft pastels.

     

The picture of the wildcat on the right featured at the Clan MacThomas 2011 Gathering in Glenshee and the original was purchased by one of our members and is now adorning a wall in Norway.

    

Please click here to visit Michelle's website where you can find the story behind to the wildcat picture and also view more of her wonderful paintings. Prints and cards featuring the wildcat and other animals and birds can also be purchased from the site.

     

Will members who decide to purchase any of Michelle's work please mention this website when placing their order. Thank you.

      

Added 06/10/2011


Photographer in the Highlands

  

Lightscape Creations is a small photography company based in Lower Drimmie just north of Blairgowrie. The proprietor, Isabelle McInally, describes herself as a professional photographer, digital artist and web designer. She specialises in what she calls Progressive Artistic photography and is happy taking landscape, commercial, wedding and portrait photographs. Please click here for further details.

  

The Lightscape Creations website contains some lovely photographs of the area around Glenshee and their photographs have featured on many of the front and back covers of recent editions of our Clach Na Coileach Clan magazine.

   

Added 16/08/2010

Updated 08/05/2017


Write at Home

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Based in Bridge of Cally, Write a Home Limited are suppliers of fine journals, diaries, quills, fountain pens and inks to discerning customers. Their products can be purchased on-line or from their stalls at events around Perthshire.

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Please click here for further information.

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Added 08/09/2013


Crandart Knives
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Crandart Knives are based in Glenisla and manufacture and sell bespoke hand forged knives and sghian dubhs in Damasteel.
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They operate from a steading on the site of the mansion once occupied by the 7th Chief of Clan MacThomas, McComie Mor.
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Please click here to visit their website.
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Added 24/03/2013
Fresh Tracks Glenshee
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Members who visit Glenshee for the winter sports may be interested in this new and, in their words, exciting ski school and hire company which first opened for the 2012/13 season.
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Based at the Glenshee Pottery and Visitor Centre just south of the Clan lands in Glenshee, FreshTracks Glenshee offer a quick and personal service for individuals, families and groups. It is owned and run by experienced ski instructors.
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For further information please click here.  
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Added 08/09/2013


Heather Honey from the Scottish Highlands

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Heather Hills Farm based in Bridge of Cally (just South of Glenshee) has been producing heather honey in the Perthshire since 1945. They have 1300 hives and 52 million honey bees spread across the Highlands.              

For information and to buy on line please visit the Heather Hill Farms Website. (Sadly they only ship to the UK).

     

Alternatively if you are in the area you can buy the honey and other Heather Hills products from the

Bridge of Cally General Store and Post Office - see below.

   

We are delighted to report that in 2011 Heather Hill Farm was awarded a coveted one-star Gold Great Taste Award for its Scottish Heather Honey.

  

Added 12/06/2010

Updated 16/11/2011


Glenshee Pottery

               

The Glenshee Pottery is located just a few hundred metres south of the Clan MacThomas lands at the Cockstane. It is the home of the 'Wee Bothies'.

     

You can see the pottery workshop in action and have a go at paint a pot - great fun for children and adults alike. There is a large selection of things to paint from small ornaments to piggy banks, mugs to teapots. A great way to spend a wet afternoon!

   

Alternatively select a gift for any occasion from their large selection of pottery, cards, clothing and jewellery.

     

Refreshments are available and the Glenshee Visitor Centre is located within the pottery.

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Please click here to visit their new website.

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Added 14/06/2010

Updated 24/06/2013


Bridge of Cally General Store and Post Office

     

This shop is one of Scotland's oldest village stores with over 155 years of continuous service to the community.

    

It is open seven days a week (mornings only on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays).

   

The services available include a range of fresh food, newspapers, cash machine, off licence and the post office.

   

They offer free delivery of welcome packs to holiday cottages in the area and naturally good old-fashioned customer service.

   

They have now been voted the best Village Shop and Post Office in Scotland on two occasions. Recommended by your webmaster!

 

Added 17/11/2011


River Thoughtful Fishing Books

             

Members with fishing in their blood may be interested in this shop which specialises in fishing books and is located directly across the A93 from the Bridge of Cally Hotel.

       

Please click here for further information.

  

       

Added 17/11/2011 


Note:

      

Information about accommodation in Glenshee and the surrounding area can be found on the Glen of the Fairies website.