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Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop

Dornoch Retail Park | The Meadows, behind Historylinks, Dornoch IV25 3QY, Scotland
+44 1862 810340
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Amazing selection of unusual things

We visited the best Fair Trade Shop quite by chance. We were hoping to get fish and chips from the... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
WiganAlison
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Wigan
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We came across this little wonder as we followed signs to a retail park as we were looking for a... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
MissH81
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Proud supplier of the Good Feeling you get when you support Fair Trade. In 2005, Dornoch became the first Fairtrade Town in the Scottish Highlands. In 2009, Simply The Best opened their doors, becoming the first (and still the only) shop in Dornoch dedicated to Fair Trade. We sell a wide variety of gifts, clothes (including baby and children's clothing) and everyday items from around the world. All Ethical, Fair Trade, and/or Recycled, Organic and Vegan. Enjoy! Buy Fair Trade - Feel Great! :-)
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Dornoch Retail Park | The Meadows, behind Historylinks, Dornoch IV25 3QY, Scotland
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We visited the best Fair Trade Shop quite by chance. We were hoping to get fish and chips from the nearby chip shop but it was closed and we noticed this shop. We went inside and found an incredible array of fair trade goods from...More

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WeeManUpNorth, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Alison! Thanks for taking the time to write a review - every one means a lot to us. It's a shame we couldn't provide you with Fish & Chips (the chippy opens at 4pm daily, for anyone else interested), but so glad you stopped...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We came across this little wonder as we followed signs to a retail park as we were looking for a chip shop. Despite two weeks of looking in gift shops my other half wanted to go in, so we did. I think he preferred this...More

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WeeManUpNorth, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you! So glad we could help out with your Gift Shop Blues :-) We do try our best to stock a full range of items - useful and/or decorative - from 99p all the way up to whatever 'showstopper' we have in at the...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Its a nice enough fair trade shop in a business park. Was disappointed by the small range of clothes. Loads of bits and bobs and kids toys though. It is nice to see a shop of this kind in the Highlands - nicer than all...More

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WeeManWithABigHeart, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hi! Thanks for taking the trouble to leave us a review. I'm sorry you were disappointed with the range of clothes - unfortunately, we don't really have the space to carry as large a range as we would like - and also a couple of...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Got some beautiful gifts here, a new baby gift, a wedding gift and some tourist momentos! Lovely range of stuff and helpful and friendly staff!

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WeeManUpNorth, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you, David - it's always nice to hear when we're doing a good job; especially when the reviewer has gone out of his or her way and written their first Trip Advisor review about us... We are honoured! <Gracious bow />

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The shop itself is beautiful, as was the items in it. I just think it's got such cute little gifts for anyone! The best thing about it is that its fair trade and gives back the people who make the item! just amazing.More

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WeeManWithABigHeart, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank youuuuuu! It's always nice when folk take the time and trouble to write us a wee review - especially one as nice as yours. I see this was your first TripAdvisor review - makes it doubly special :-) The reason we're here is because...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This remains the best Fair Trade shop that I know. It has so many products, it is an experience to visit it. Do seek it out if you are in Dornoch especially if you like Fair Trade products.

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WeeManWithABigHeart, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you once again, Sir! Glad we're maintaining quality, one year on :-)

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

It was a lovely shop and great to see all the fair trade items for sale and the staff were very friendly and helpful worth a visit if you are in Dornoch

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WeeManWithABigHeart, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thanks for popping by - much appreciated and we're glad you thought we were worth it! :-)

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Such a variety of fair trade items - clothes, gifts, toys, food. One shop does everything. Plenty of unique things I hadn't seen elsewhere. Very good service.

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WeeManWithABigHeart, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you, Andrew! We really appreciate all comments - but it's even better when we hit the mark :-)

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Took a day trip to dornoch and got excited when I saw Simply the Best as I am always on the hunt for vegan chocolate. I was not disappointed! Could have spent many hours looking at all the trinkets and chatting to lovely staff. Love...More

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WeeManWithABigHeart, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2017

Thank you very much for your review! Glad you managed to find us - and that it was worth your while. We always try to keep a good range of chocolate in stock - including many different Vegan Varieties. Pleased to hear you had a...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

This shop had lots of little things that would make great gifts for people back home, the staff were very friendly even making sure we knew what there was to do in the area so we made the most of our stay. I would definitely...More

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WeeManUpNorth, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2016

Thank you very much for your comments - we do like to try and help whenever possible :-)

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lovetrees51
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Response from WeeManUpNorth | Property representative |
Hi! Sorry to take so long...just serving some customers. We're behind Historylinks, which is behind the Jail - go to the Square and turn right, right again and then left into the Retail Park. There's a lot of building work... More
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