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A Haven Of Peace, Tranquility And Magnificent Aromas!

We stayed in Strathpeffer in June, and enjoyed it so much that we booked up immediately to stay... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Yvonne G
A Little Gem

This is a little gem of a gift shop and has some wonderful gifts. My wife and sister in law just... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Lop65
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

We stayed in Strathpeffer in June, and enjoyed it so much that we booked up immediately to stay again during October. The Hotel recommended that we should visit the selection of shops on the old Station Platform - and wow, what a wonderful treat was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yvonne G
JosieRossshire, Owner at Embrace Gift Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely and review and for taking the time to write it, I so appreciate it, as in these challenging times it helps other people to find EMBRACE - which is the very small shop at the very END of...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018

This is a little gem of a gift shop and has some wonderful gifts. My wife and sister in law just loved it here and both bought some little gifties. Would certainly recommend this shop.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank R J
Reviewed 9 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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JosieRossshire, Owner at Embrace Gift Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

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 29 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

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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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