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Creative Textile Competition

We are always keen to encourage new and innovative activities in textiles and other craftwork. Please take a look at our competition page - Creative Textile Competition


Short summary of what the town of Keith has to offer the visitor.

The town of Keith is situated halfway between Aberdeen and Inverness on the A96 with a population of around 5000. It boasts four churches, two primary schools, a grammar school, a cottage hospital, doctors surgery, police station, library, several parks, veterinary surgery, a tennis court and two dental surgeries - a national railway station and a privately owned railway station, more than a few pubs and cafes along with a community centre, swimming pool and fitness suite to name but a few.


The main retailing street is a hidden gem of "Olde Worlde charm" with some modern shops thrown in. Most of the shops are privately owned. It is also where the Keith Kilt and Textile Centre run their Kiltmaking Courses from 86a Mid Street. We are only open by appointment. Please see Kiltmaking Course page.


Accommodation in Keith - Keith has several hotels and quite a few bed and breakfasts.


Recommendation - Spend a day in Keith browsing the shops you will be surprised at what they have to offer. Fife Keith is the other half of Keith on the way to Inverness again there are a good mix of shops, hotels and cafes.


Keith is the start of the Malt Whisky Trail and is proud of the Strathisla Distillery one of the oldest, distilleries in Scotland

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