Lochcarron Tartans

Lochcarron Tartans, Selkirk

This evening, my focus on one of Scotland’s premier tartan manufacturers, name Lochcarron which is based in the Scottish Borders town of Selkirk, a historic ccentre for textile manaufacture with a tangible legacy of former mill buildings still in evidence.

Tartans and Fabrics at Lochcarron Visitor Centre

Tartans and Fabrics at Lochcarron Visitor Centre, Selkirk

Lochcarron offers:

  • A  pleasant visitor centre with over 700 tartans in stock plus cashmere and top fashion house fabrics.
  • Coffee and refreshment area.
  • Guided Mill Tours which last about 1 hour and which take visitors through all aspects of production, from dyeing through to the finished product.

There is also a Loch Carron  (lake) in western Scotland where can also be found traditional weaving.

Lochcarron Visitor Centre, Selkirk

Lochcarron Visitor Centre, Selkirk, Scotland

 

The Selkirk Visitor Centre is well positioned for tours of the Scottish Borders  country and accessible from popular attractions such as Melrose Abbey and Jedburgh Abbey.

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