Knitwear designed in Orphir
Orcadian painter & printmaker
Ceramics made on the island of Sanday
An Orcadian Jeweller

Gift Card


Give the gift of choice with The Longship Gift Card. Gift cards are delivered by email and contain instructions on how to redeem them at checkout.  It's very easy!

The art work for this beautiful gift card is by Orcadian printmaker Charles Shearer

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 current opening hours are 10am to 4.00pm, Tuesday to Saturday

Stenness Poetry Day

Stenness Poetry Day

To mark World Poetry Day, we celebrate Abersee Press's latest publication: a first book of poems by Stenness-born poet Ingrid Leonard.

'Whar turns in / when thi dark’s a blip an thi day begs / daean at a lick...'
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Ola by Ingrid

Ola by Ingrid

The Longship has been a family business since 1859. With Mother’s Day in mind, Ola Gorie’s daughter Ingrid Tait remembers growing up with a pioneering jeweller as a mum and the early days of the 'Ola Gorie Story'.

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Hope is The Song

Hope is The Song

Gordon Parks was one of the most important photographers of twentieth-century. Once a weapon to oppress the black body through colonial documentation and surveillance, the camera has been reclaimed by the likes of Parks and other black photographers. 

Parks' photography dismantles stereotypes; through his work we see the black experience through a more nuanced and multidimensional lens.

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