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Lovely little gift shop

We bought some Christmas presents in this lovely little shop. Really nice helpful lady. Nice just... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
R J
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Excellent gift shop

Embrace gift shop was discovered quite by chance due to asking a well-known local person, it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mealltuath
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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| The Old Station, Strathpeffer IV14 9DH, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We bought some Christmas presents in this lovely little shop. Really nice helpful lady. Nice just to browse around.

Thank R J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Embrace gift shop was discovered quite by chance due to asking a well-known local person, it transpired, about the Highland Museum of Childhood. Being an inveterate hill walker and an inquisitive person always searching for local history, I walked directly past the Museum, obviously being...More

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JosieRossshire, Owner at Embrace Gift Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review - I trust you had a safe journey back down South, It was good to chat with you ,and I am glad you were happy with the gift. I do not think anyone...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not miss a visit to this lovely Gift Shop in the Old Train Station at Strathpeffer. A warm welcome is given to browse the very good selection of gifts. You are sure to find something to take home as a gift or for yourself,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, with an interesting selection of tasteful craft made merchandise . Well worth a visit

Thank I H
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Visited Strathpeffer recently while up on the Black Isle . Family said I must pay this little gift shop a visit . Looks small from the outside but contains some of the most beautiful wee gifts I saw up there . Certainly a lot more...More

Thank happyholiday2006
JosieRossshire, Manager at Embrace Gift Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for your review but I am not sure it was for my shop Embrace, as I do have a card machine, and always have had one from the day I opened, so I am not sure which shop you visited ! But glad...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Among the fields, the blue sky and the castles in Higlands of Scotland you MUST walk until the very edge of the old train station in Strathpeffer in order to find this gem. This gem has a name, it is called 'Embrace' ... 'Embrace' is...More

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JosieRossshire, Owner at Embrace Gift Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thank you for such a lovely review, and for taking the time to do so. Much appreciated. I am so glad you got to see Ullapool, and I hope that you are enjoying your lovely Scottish soap, and that you had a safe return journey...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Embrace is tucked away down a side road near the Childhood Museum, so it’s quite easy to miss. However it’s really worth taking a moment to find, I bought some lovely soaps and a pretty coat so I’m a very happy gift shop enthusiast today!...More

1  Thank crescentm00n
JosieRossshire, Owner at Embrace Gift Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review - I hope you had a lovely time in Ullapool and come back to Visit Embrace next time you are back in Scotland. With Best Wishes,

Reviewed 5 July 2018

What a lovely surprise behind the door of this little treasure. I think the lady in the shop is the owner.......she was so friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend a visit when at the station. The shop is open from 10.30 til 4.30.

Thank Kathleen M
JosieRossshire, Owner at Embrace Gift Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Very kind of you to take the time to write it. Much Appreciated. Best Wishes Janice ( owner ) Hope you visit again.

Reviewed 26 June 2018

We visit this area every year and I call in to see Janice whenever I am in the area as she runs a lovely gift shop where I can guarantee to find some treats for myself and presents for friends. Janice is very knowledgeable on...More

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JosieRossshire, Owner at Embrace Gift Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review and for coming to visit Embrace every year. I am glad you always find lots of nice things in the shop to take home. Hoping you and your husband are both well, and we see you next...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This is a small shop at end of platform down from museum of childhood small selection of gifts at reasonable prices, have a look at the carved pillar that is next to it very beautifully hand carved depicting scenes from Scotland long time agoMore

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JosieRossshire, Owner at Embrace Gift Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your review, and your are so right to mention the amazing hand carved pillar outside the shop. It is indeed worth coming to see. It was carved by a lovely local man Allister Brebner, who sadly passed away recently. It is carved...More

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Hi there - just found this? You must be sending this to the wrong reviewer - I had a lovely time with you and bought (and received) my lovely purchases!
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