For any proud Scot – whether near or far away – a cherished gift from the homeland would make for an ideal gift at Christmas time. Here are a few of our favourites.

FChrome Pewter kilt pin: With smooth point and a large thistle top.

£19, Philip King, George Street, Aberdeen

EImitation Sgian Dubh: With the design of a Scottish Rampant Lion, plated in silver pewter.

£25, McCalls, Bridge Street, Aberdeen

FOor Wullie Tartan Scarf: Made especially for Auchenshoogle’s most famous wee rascal, 100% lambswool.


FJean Pierre Small Round Hip Flask: A stylish gift for the man in your life. This small round hip flask is a great gift for any occasion.

£50, Ernest Jones, The Trinity Centre

FBarbour Waterproof Breathable Tartan Dog Coat: Chest protector crafted from polyamide Barbour Tartan outer and a warm fleece inner.

£49.95, Country Ways, Holburn Street, Aberdeen

HMADE TO MEASURE KILTS: Eight yards, medium weight, pure new wool kilt, priced from £450; Eight yards, heavyweight, pure new wool kilt, priced from £550, Georgian Dress Hire, Leadside House, Leadside Road, Aberdeen

FWALKERS ROCKIN’ ROBIN TIN: This cute wobbly robin tin is packed full of pure butter mini festive shortbread stars.

£8.40, Charles Michies, Union Street, Aberdeen

FISABELLA’S PRESERVES HOT BANANA CHUTNEY (200g): An Aberdeenshire producer’s luxurious range of hand-made preserves which have been refined over many years from old family recipes.

£3, Celebrations of Turriff, Main Street, Turriff

HRED CHECK KILT WITH CHARACTER TIGHTS (3mths–6yrs): This delightful red kilt and grey tights will keep your little one snug as a bug.

£18-£20, Next, Bon Accord Centre