Meet the Makers - Scottish Tartan and Cashmere
MEET THE MAKERS, SCOTTISH TARTAN AND CASHMERE EXPERIENCE - DAY TOUR FOR CLIENTS COMING INTO EDINBURGH PORTS. Journey to the picturesque rolling hills and valleys of the Scottish Borders, located to the south of Edinburgh, to meet the makers of Scotland’s world famous cashmere, tartan and tweeds, suppliers to famous names and leading fashion houses around the world. Enjoy a guided tour around a working mill to meet the highly talented craftspeople and hear their stories. This is an excellent opportunity to buy authentic Scottish tartans and cashmere direct from specialist mills and shops. You may wish to order a tailor made kilt or kilted skirt in a tartan of your choice. The day can be tailored to suit you and we can factor in a visit to the local Whisky distillery and Abbotsford House, depending on time. Journey time approx 2 hours each way. Monday - Fridays only. Option to travel in a Rover Classic Car or Tesla, depending on numbers. Suitable for small groups and individuals looking for a VIP luxury experience.
Your tour is led by designer/maker Kitty Mackenzie who makes her signature cashmere and Harris Tweed scarves. Kitty is a champion of the Made in Scotland brand and delights in taking clients behind the scenes to see the makers of Scotland’s finest textiles.