Lumsden Garage & Shop – small local garage and shop for basic supplies, newspapers and vehicle related hardware. A surprisingly good selection of bakery goods and butcher sourced meat (some frozen). Tel 01464 861 737. Open 8-5pm, 7 days. Post Office hours – Wednesdays 11:15-14:15; Thursdays 13:30-16:30.
Rhynie Shop – 6 miles north of Lumsden, Rhynie shop hold a slighty larger selection than Lumsden Garage & Shop.
Glenkindie Garage & Shop – about 7 miles west of Lumsden, Glenkindie Garage & Shop is similar to Lumsden but is also Licenced. It’s opening hours are slightly shorter than Lumsden.
Co-op Supermarket, Alford – the nearest supermarket to Lumsden is situated in Alford. Open 7 days.
Butchers – Both Alford and Huntly have very good butchers. You can also source some of their produce at Lumsden Garage & Shop although it may have been frozen to lengthen its shelf life.
Flower Shop – Huntly has a flower shop and there are a selection of local flower businesses online who provide a service to your door.
Follow this link for more on SSW – Lumsden is proud to be home to the Scottish Sculpture Workshop. The Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW) was established in 1979 by sculptor Fred Bushe utilising the old Lumsden bakery building. SSW is a making and thinking facility – offering the time, space, support and facilities to artists from all backgrounds to develop their practice, with an emphasis on experimentation and exploration of sculpture within the expanded field.
Odd Socks Enterprise – Man and horse for hire, any event catered for. Click here for more information on ‘Socks’, a 6 year old gyspy cob cross.
Apini Photography – A family and wedding photographer with a bespoke touch. Family sessions available in Kildrummy based studio, in your home or on location. Wedding packages suited to suit your wishes and needs.
Small Prints Photography – Small Prints is Aberdeenshire’s national award winning photography studio; exclusively for newborn babies & their families
Clova Carriages – Clova Carriages is a small, family run, farm based business where riding and driving horses is a way of life.
Burnside of Ballintomb Furniture Makers & Wood Carvers – Less than 2 miles from Lumsden and nestling in the shadow of the brooding Cabrach hills, lies the workshop and showroom of Burnside of Ballintomb Furniture Makers & Wood Carvers. Here, proprietor and master craftsman, Julian Schmechel, uses the knowledge and experience of four generations, to produce by hand, the most breathtaking bespoke pieces, in sumptuous, locally grown hardwoods.
Mossat Trout Fishery – situated in peaceful surroundings just outside Lumsden, you can fly fish amongst beautiful Scottish scenery and wildlife. Fly fishing is available over 3 lochs for high quality rainbow trout and brown trout. Also available is a stretch of the Mossat burn for wild Scottish brown trout. The fishery provides tackle hire and offers fly fishing tuition and instruction with low cost fishing lessons. Facilities include a cosy wooden fisherman’s cabin to make your visit even more comfortable.