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Revamped gift shop at Duff House to be unveiled

27 June 2014

The gift shop at Duff House is now stocking new product ranges, and the property is hosting a launch event on 3rd July for locals to come along and see the host of new  products available to buy.

New product ranges include jewellery and knitwear, and there will be a selection of items with an upstairs and downstairs theme, including retro kitchenware, books, mugs and tweed jewellery.

                                           A maid at Duff House with some of the new products on offer in the gift shop.

Guests at the after-hours launch event will be treated to free tastings of some of the new food products on offer, while there will also be a prize draw.

Natasha Troitino, Head of Merchandise and Product Development at Historic Scotland said: “We’ve got some really exciting new products in the gift shop at Duff House and I’m delighted that we’re able to take the opportunity to showcase them to some of our local visitors during this special open evening. From stylish kitchenware to beautiful jewellery, the new items make for lovely gifts and I’m sure they’ll be popular with our visitors.”

The open evening will take place from 6:30-8:30pm on Thursday 3rd July and is open to everyone.

Picture caption: A maid at Duff House with some of the new products on offer in the gift shop.

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Historic Scotland Media Office
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