Our CANONGATE SALES STORE is currently CLOSED for refurbishment. Our Sales Team have RELOCATED to our HIRE STORE 19-21 St Marys Street to continue business as usual, during this time. ALL COLLECTIONS including Made-to-Measure Orders MUST be arranged by PRIOR APPOINTMENT ONLY to avoid disappointment. Thank you for your co-operation. To allow for STAFF TRAINING, we open slightly later at 10am every WEDNESDAY.

Tartan Talks

There's not much we don't know about tartan, here at GNKfamily !

Here at Gordon Nicolson Kiltmakers, we really love to share our passions with like-minded folk who enjoy discovering authentic tales of history and heritage. 

 Our Tartan Talks are a favourite with travellers from far & wide and we always invite our visitors to get involved.

We are happy to host talks for groups of 2 to 20 in our St Marys Street premises, and for larger groups - we have tartan, will travel - to a suitable venue of your choice ! 

Our St Marys Street premises

Our enthusiastic Team have a wealth of knowledge to share with you. There are many surprises hidden within tartans chequered history - book one of our entertaining Tartan Talks to find out the real truth about tartan's past, present & future heritage...

...we may even be joined by a passing Piper, if we are lucky ! 

Talks in our St Mary's Street premises start at £200 plus VAT.
For further details, please contact us at
Please note; we require a minimum of 7 days notice for bookings. T's & C's apply