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  • Valentines Day Gift Guide

    We all struggle with what to get a loved one for Valentines Day.  Let’s face it, it is really close to Christmas, where they have, undoubtedly, received all they could want and more.  That is why we’ve decided to take on some of the leg work for you with our Valentines Gift Guide.  Fab pres

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  • Producing The Lochcarron X Friends Of Cancer Research UK Scarf

    In 2017 Lochcarron of Scotland were approached by the Selkirk Committee for Cancer Research UK to discuss a special collaboration that would help to fund further research into Cancer. We at Locharron, are very proud to be part of the collaboration producing this beautiful scarf that has twice sold

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  • Your Guide to Throwing Burns Supper

      Welcome to your guide for throwing the best Burns Supper this January!  Grab a cuppa' get a comfy seat and have a read through some of our 'Must Do's' The First Burns Supper was originally held on the 21st of July, the day of Burns’ death, by a group of friends wishing to remember his wor

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  • What is Burns Night?

    On 25th January, prepare to celebrate the life of Scotland’s beloved national bard. Considered to be Scotland’s second national holiday, Burns Night remembers Robert Burns’ exemplary poetry and nationalist spirit. Often referred to as Rabbie Burns, the Scottish poet was one of the leaders of

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  • Why does Queen Elizabeth II Wear Royal Stewart tartan?

    There are a number of tartans that have a longstanding relationship with the British Royal family. One that is perhaps most commonly seen worn by the Royal household is the aptly named Royal Stewart tartan. As is the case with most tartans, there are several variations on the ‘Stewart’ tartan, a

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  • Great Christmas Gifts For the Whole Family

    Christmas is a time for sharing and relaxing with your whole family, expressing love through giving and receiving heartfelt gifts. Sometimes though, it can be difficult to know the right presents to get each and every member of your family. Many of us have a tendency to over-complicate things whe

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  • How is Tartan Made?

    Tartan, mostly associated with Scottish culture, is a woven cloth consisting of a criss-cross pattern, known as the sett. Recognised the world over as a symbol of Scottish heritage, Tartan is used to create Scottish kilts, bagpipes, scarfs and other fashion items. Have you ever wondered how th

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  • The History of The Kilt

    Think ‘Scotland’ and you probably imagine three things: haggis, bagpipes and kilts. Although these are stereotypes, they undoubtedly form part of the nation’s identity and history. The most prominent of them all? It has to be the kilt—a standard item of men’s Highland Dress. A ‘true Sco

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  • What Tartan Can I Wear?

    We Scots are renowned the world over for our feisty spirit and propensity to party. Arguably, when it comes to festivities, nobody does it better than us.   The same can be said of our penchant for occasion dressing. After all, nothing says celebration like a full kilt outfit! Whether you are

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  • 79 of Scotland's Bloodiest Clan Battles: Interactive Map

    Today, Scotland’s clan system conjures up images of tartan-clad warriors running through the Highlands with mist eerily rolling across the plains. Tales of hardy men and women from a simpler time tend to fill people with a sense of longing for the past—whether they’re Scottish or not! At Lochc

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