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West Kilbride, Craft Town Scotland

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Craft Town Scotland is a project of the West Kilbride Community Initiative Ltd, Company no. SC192083 and Scottish Charity no. SCO28481

 

GBHS window sticker 2015Located on the scenic Ayrshire coastline overlooking the isle of Arran, West Kilbride is Scotland's first accredited Craft Town and  a VisitScotland 4-star Visitor Attraction. 

 

We offer the following visitor experiences:

Craft Studios

A range of delightful studios opening 3 days a week; Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11am - 3.00pm.   Some studios are open on others days as well. 
We recommend that you call the studios before travelling for a specific visit.

View a map of our Craft Town studios »

2 Studios available from mid-January 2018 »

The Barony Centre

Free Entry - Opening hours Monday to Saturday 10.00am till 4.00pm. 

Within the centre you will find:

Craft Town Scotland, West Kilbride Year of Creative Scotland 2012 Creative Place Award WinnerAn Exhibition Area - One of the best in the West of Scotland offering a range of art and craft exhibitors. Please check our schedule for availability. The Centre also supports a programme of complementary workshops, talks and events.

 

The Gallery Shop - Offering original, contemporary and heritage craft - Basketry, Ceramics, Glass, Jewellery and Silverware, Textiles and Wood. As part of this service we offer the 'Own Art and take it away' scheme which provides the opportunity to purchase original art and craft and take advantage of 10 months interest free payments. 
http://ownart.org.uk/what-is-own-art/  

 

The Barony Cafe

CAFE  opening hours Monday to Saturday: 10.00am - 4.00pm - last orders at 3.45pm. Lunch orders are served between 12 and 2.30pm

The menu is simply delicious using local produce, serving great coffee and excellent home baking. Visit Scotland Taste Our Best Accredited. Parties of 8 visitors or more please call at least 24 hours ahead, as we are a small organisation, but happy to cater for you.

Telephone: 01294 823822

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BaronyCafe/

 

Independent Retailers and places of interest   

Whilst West Kilbride is known locally as 'The Village’ it offers a great range of retailers and places of interest which complement the cultural attraction of Craft Town Scotland. We offer visitor ideas on this website under 'What Else to See'.

 

Contact Us

The Barony Centre, 50 Main Street, West Kilbride, North Ayrshire.  KA23 9AR.

Telephone: +44 (0)1294 829179
Email: info@crafttownscotland.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CraftTownScotland/

Craft Town Scotland is a project of West Kilbride Community Initiative Ltd, Company no. SC192083 and Scottish Charity no. SCO28481

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Any income which is generated by Craft Town Scotland is directly reinvested into sustaining and developing West Kilbride's cultural hub as part of our vibrant community.
 
 

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