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Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop

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Still not dissapointing

I just love this shop, I'm only in the area twice a year but always make a point of visiting as I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Clare L
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Well worth a bit of exploration.

Situated in a rather dismal retail park (is there any other kind I wonder?) this is an interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, 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...more
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Dornoch Retail Park | The Meadows, behind Historylinks, Dornoch IV25 3QY, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just love this shop, I'm only in the area twice a year but always make a point of visiting as I really love their vast array of products and such friendly staff.

Thank Clare L
WeeManUpNorth, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Clare - it's always nice to see familiar faces! :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated in a rather dismal retail park (is there any other kind I wonder?) this is an interesting and rather refreshing shop to look around. It makes a change to see different articles on sale from far flung parts of the world, and the range...More

Thank johnhouston2
WeeManUpNorth, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

John - my cockles are warmed. Thank you - we try our best to be *different*, while maintaining our Fair Trade and ethical values. Thank you also for braving the dismal drive in, just to visit us. You are appreciated :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little off the beaten track in the corner of a retail park. Excellent choice of gifts , wooden children’s toys, baby clothes and nic nacs. Nice findMore

Thank buncey47_8
WeeManUpNorth, Owner at Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We also pride ourselves on our customers - an exceptionally nice bunch of folk. Thank you for taking the time to review us! And for finding us 'off the beaten track', which we unfortunately are... We're always trying to review our ranges - and big...More

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

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

Thank MissH81
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

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

Thank domo_leeds
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

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!

Thank David S
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 />

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

Thank 33bee22
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

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.

Thank Dannykimweed
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 :-)

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

Thank twinmummyfife
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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lovetrees51
7 April 2017|
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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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