Summer Sale
Up to 50% off selected items

Welcome aboard The Longship!  We are a family business, based in the Orkney Islands, off the north coast of Scotland.  We’ll be expanding our selection here gradually over the coming weeks.  Enjoy browsing, check out our blog, and come back soon!

Our Story

The Longship is a fashion and lifestyle store in the Orkney Islands in the north of Scotland.  We are a family business and pride ourselves in supporting other independent designers and craftspeople – from Orkney and beyond.

Our store

We're delighted to be open again after the lockdown, albeit for slightly reduced hours:

10.30am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday

We are happy to arrange private shopping appointments outside these times, including on Mondays, if you require.

7- 15 Broad Street,
Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH

Mail order:  01856 873251

Jewellery and gifts: 01856 888790

Fashion: 01856 888793

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

We want to show our solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and the protests across the globe in reaction to the murder of George Floyd. This tragic death has shone a light on the fact that racism is an international emergency. 

We are offering a series of children’s books which celebrate influential black figures throughout history. 100% of profits from the sales of this series will go to anti-racist charities.

 

 

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Mollie on Metamorphosis

Mollie on Metamorphosis

Mollie Forsyth used to work at The Longship every Saturday and during her summer holidays.  Her beaming smile and positive outlook is still greatly missed by customers and the Longship Crew alike.  Though we were sorry to see her go it’s exciting to hear that she's making a name for herself in the big city, where she studies interior design at the Glasgow School of Art.  We caught up with Mollie to find out about what she’s been doing during lockdown; it turns out she’s been very busy…
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Carving Out a Fairer, Sustainable Future

Carving Out a Fairer, Sustainable Future

Anne Mathieson lives in Birsay, Orkney where she works as a mental health officer and social worker. When she’s not hard at work you will find her roaming the beaches of Orkney in search of wood to carve into beautiful objects for your home.  We had a chat with her to find out more about her craft and her ethos of striving for a more self sufficient, sustainable way of life.

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