Johnstons of Elgin has over 200 years of tradition and expertise in textile manufacturing. Since 1797 the company has produced the finest woven and knitted products from the finest of fibres.
A unique family business with tradition and heritage at its core, Johnstons of Elgin will continue to push the boundaries of textile and knitwear manufacturing, while always remaining true to its history. Utilising some of the most advanced textile equipment in the world, the company employs over 1,000 people at its two sites. The basic production process, and the superb quality of the finished product, has remained constant in their two centuries of manufacturing.
A Royal Warrant of Appointment as suppliers of Tweed to HRH The Prince of Wales gives the ultimate seal of approval; it demonstrates the highest level of service, quality and excellence.
Visitors are welcome to find out more about the production process on one of the free mill tours, available in the factories in Elgin and Hawick. The 5 star visitor destinations each have a heritage centre, shop and coffee shop.
So why not come and explore the Johnstons of Elgin story for yourself, stop off for a pot of tea and a home-made scone? Or visit the beautiful shop on Pilmour Links, in the picturesque town of St Andrews, which has been awarded a 5 star Tourist Shop, the only one in town!