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Non-shopper loves this shop

Interesting items and prices, nice garden and neighborhood, fine folks. You might see Jane at the... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
arts and crafts

a great shop and lovely owner Jane who was a pleasure to buy off second visit to her shop as she... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
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11 Upper Carloway | Isle of Lewis, Carloway HS2 9AG, Scotland
+44 1851 643225
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 May 2012

Look for a blue building on the side of the road to Gearrannan Blackhouse Village. The quirky pig sign in front will tell you that the experience inside will be memorable. Even if there is an art class going on, artist in residence Jane Harlington...More

3  Thank galleonslap
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Popped in here on our way back from the Gearannan Village as I was looking for a 70th birthday present. To be honest I was disappointed. There is a very strange mix of nothing in particular all of which was over priced. There is also...More

1  Thank gtdm
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Interesting items and prices, nice garden and neighborhood, fine folks. You might see Jane at the broch and Peter tending to the garden. Even my non-shopping mate loved the place.

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

a great shop and lovely owner Jane who was a pleasure to buy off second visit to her shop as she has some great gifts,

Thank JamesA4760
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Sometimes I am amazed at the attitude of people on here. This studio is the real deal, the owners are incredibly friendly and will happily explain their craft. We visited many galleries on our visit and felt this one best reflected our quirky tastes. We...More

1  Thank haggibasher
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This was by far the most interesting and inspiring gallery we visited on the island. Jane is the real deal, delightful company, a chance to see how she comes to her work in her gallery and to find out more about her themes in her...More

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

My favourite place along the Hebridean Way. Tea and food for the soul as well as amazing fudge. Absolutely beautiful prints that capture the surroundings, and such a wonderful warm welcome for us weary cyclists. Thank you Jane.

Thank Bonningtoncrew
Reviewed 17 February 2018

A very warm welcome from Jane. Some beautiful pieces and the added offer of a hot drink! Couldn't have asked for a nicer welcome to Carloway. We are moving to Carloway and will be purchasing a few pieces once the house is renovated. Fresh milk...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We entered during a community meeting open to the shop. The owner welcomed us to browse the wonderful cards and small craft items. Walked away with some nice small gifts. You will pass this on your way to the Gearannan Blackhouse village.

Thank Louis M
Reviewed 1 September 2017

My cousin and I stopped off here whilst cycling the Hebridean Way earlier this week. What a delight Jane is. We left with a spring in our step (or should I say wheels) after being given delicious cake and coffee and made to feel so...More

Thank MrsBurnsLovesChips
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We stopped in just to browse and fell in love with everything and wanted to take it all home!!! Jane offered us a lovely cup of tea and was so helpful when we did purchase a few items. She packed them for travel and they...More

1  Thank Kokiaabq
Reviewed 30 June 2017

A relatively new gallery located on the road to the broch. Parking available outside. Smallish shop area but some good quality gifts including local soaps and some lovely pictures. Well worth a short visit

Thank DML
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21 March 2017|
Response from Colleen F | Reviewed this property |
sorry I never seem to get notified of someone asks a question. I would have thought they would be open as they seemed to be open when we were there out of season