Returns: Every item we sell is carefully inspected before it is sent to you. If you are not satisfied with the goods or if you believe the item to be faulty upon delivery, please notify us within 10 days and we can exchange the items. All products must be returned in their original packaging, failure to do so may result in us being unable to accept the return. Parcels are returned at your own cost and as such, we strongly recommend you obtain proof of postage from the Post Office as we are responsible for the item only once it has been received by ourselves. Items lost in transit shall not be treated as returned. We will, of course, refund postage on items that arrive damaged.

  • Welcome

    The cutest little gift shop in the Highlands of Scotland.


    Finalist in Best Newcomer Category at The Greats Gift Retailer Awards 2016.

  • Discover

    Lovely things

    Lovely welcome

    EMBRACE is the boutique gift shop down at The Old Station in the Victorian Spa village of Strathpeffer in the Highlands of Scotland. In this cutest of little shops, Janice Urquhart has brought together a wonderful collection of lovely things.

    Here at EMBRACE, designer gifts handmade by artists and craftspeople from the Highlands of Scotland sit alongside a wide range of attractive products that Janice has personally sourced from selected suppliers throughout the UK and beyond. There's always something new to discover, something fresh to see - and there's always a lovely warm welcome too!

    EMBRACE is now OPEN for 2017. We are open Wed-Sat 10am-5pm and Sundays from Noon to 4pm.

  • Shop

    Because not everyone can get to EMBRACE, we've selected some of our favourite lovely things to feature here. Stocks of these items are limited and when they sell, they may not be replaced by identical items so please do get your orders in quickly. We will keep adding new products and featuring different gifts here, so do keep checking back or come and visit us in Strathpeffer!

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  • Pop-in

    Our little shop is a big experience – and we'd love to see you here soon. Strathpeffer is a lovely Highland village with a great history, and the Old Station is a beautiful setting. The village itself is located just off the hugely popular tourist route, The North Coast 500, and EMBRACE is a welcome pit-stop for visitors and locals alike.

  • Ask

    Don't be afraid to reach out. You + us = lovely.

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