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James Pringle Weavers

Dores Rd, Holm Woollen Mills, Inverness IV2 4RB, Scotland
44 1463 231042
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Ranked #8 of 12 shopping in Inverness
Type: Specialty Shops, Factory Tours
Description: Part factory tour, part outlet: find out how some of Scotland's finest woolen wares are made, then buy what you like.
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Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Touristy,but nice store ,very friendly people and a good selection of silver items typical of Scotland

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Location: Situated on Dores Road, approximately 1.5 miles from the city center on a bus route. Parking for coaches and cars. Toilets are in a separate block located in the car park. These premises are on a steep slope. Typically a large Scottish Tartan Retail Shop with lots of interesting and unusual gift ideas. Tartans, blankets, whiskies, food, suitcases, dishes,... More

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Arras, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This store proposes a large number of different articles (clothes, shoes, souvenirs, whisky, golf equipment, kiltmaker items .....) to prices often interesting. Very large choice. This store well deserves a visit.

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Reading
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275 reviews 275 reviews
38 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place is geared for an older market. Lots of clothing and things for sale that should have been thrown out. Some bargains though if you look hard enough.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Depends what you are looking for here, we like shopping, it is split into sections, there is what you would expect the Scottish gift section, there is a small selection of whiskies, some upper market gifts, a bit of a kids book section, also a very small nauticalia section also some Hornby trains, plenty of clothes and that kind of... More

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Buckingham, UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

My wife was looking forward to a shopping expedition to Holm Mills Shopping Centre after seeing it mentioned in a holiday brochure. It purports to be a high class shopping centre on the site of the original James Pringle Weavers at the edge of Inverness. We were shocked to find a ragbag of sheds that would not have been out... More

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Guelph, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Wanted to visit only one place during brief pass through Inverness. ... Pringles main store. At 5:31pm. Door locked. No 'sorry'. Just snooty 'we're closed'. Hours not even posted on the door.

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Inverness
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77 reviews 77 reviews
17 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Although the signs say the cafeteria is open until 6.30pm they often close it early for coach parties - and they don't tell you until you are in the queue.

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Aberdeenshire
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Large and perhaps a bot sprawling but nonehteless, with a bit of careful meandering about there are some good buys to be found. Perhaps it gives the aura of a place mostly visited by bus tours, but we enjoyed our visit to browse around

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

place is nice shop but like most shops where tourism is a must the prices can be a wee bit on the high side but thats not a crisis.You get what you pay for in here and the tartan and scarfs are very nice

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