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Independent retailers offer a wealth of goods at sensible prices, all backed by decades of experience.


Supermarket and convenience store offering fresh and packaged goods, beer, wines, spirits, groceries, baked goods, meat, fish, wholefoods, snacks, toys, clothes and household goods. Large free car park.

Bare-Zero Waste Living

Bare is a zero waste shop based in Ellon, Aberdeenshire. We offer a wide range of refillable whole foods, household goods and ethically sourced products - taking away the need for unnecessary single use plastics.

Best Wishes

Card, gift and stationery shop.

Better Read Books

New, secondhand, books.

British Red Cross

Buy, donate or volunteer in our shops. Find vintage clothes, bestselling novels and budget-priced furniture in our charity shops nationwide. Your donations and purchases help us support people in crisis.

Carbri Curios

Drop in and browse our vintage toys and collectables, new and secondhand jewellery, small items of modern and antique furniture and many other items of interest.


Day wear or evening wear; to enhance your wardrobe.

Coop at Esselmont

Small supermarket and convenience store offering fresh and packaged goods, beer, wines, spirits, groceries, baked goods, meat, fish, refillable wholefoods, snacks and household goods. Large free car park.

Elegant Blooms

Fresh flowers,modern and traditional flower arrangements for all occasions.

Ellon Fish Shop

Quality fresh fish available daily within four hours of Peterhead auctions.

Ellon Indoor Market

The biggest shop of its kind in the area, Ellon Indoor Market has everything you need for your home, car and garden. We lead the way in unique style for home interiors, providing an extensive range of antiques and furniture both old and new. Not forgetting it’s exterior, our garden range will have your garden in full bloom, whatever the season.

Our services don't stop there, check out the tools and hardware and car care departments, they make cleaning your car and DIY tasks around the house a breeze.

Ellon Whisky Shop

A range of specialist whisky and gin always available. Want to see where it's made? Still Tours Scotland will create an experience to remember.

Farmers Market

Ellon Farmers Market is held monthly and features produce and craft, sourced and created in the North East of Scotland with a focus on local quality. 

Floral Request

A wide selection of floral requirements always available. We deliver flowers to most of North Aberdeenshire including Ellon, Balmedie, Newburgh, Cruden Bay, Hatton, Maud, New Deer, Auchnagatt, Ythanbank, Methlick, Fyvie, Barthol Chapel, Oldmeldrum, Udny, Pitmedden, Tarves, Inverurie, Rothienorman, Kemnay, Kintore, Insch, Turriff and Huntly.

Frasers of Ellon

Frasers of Ellon are a local, family run, flooring and furniture shop in Ellon, Aberdeenshire. We have a huge selection of lounge and dining furniture, beds and bedroom furniture, mattresses, and accessories.

We also have a large Flooring Department, where you will find a huge range of flooring - carpet and rugs, laminate, engineered wood, vinyl and luxury vinyl tile (LVT). We provide a free measuring service for our flooring quotes, and we will not only supply these products but install them too, using our own skilled team of fitters.

Greens, Ellon

Your local award-winning Convenience Store & Butchery in the town centre.

Hey Sweetie

Sweetie Shop with all of the best sweets and ice cream.

Howden Joinery Ellon

Howdens offers a choice of over 70 inspirational kitchen designs, plus a full range of accessories, worktops, handles, sinks, taps, flooring, doors and a wide variety of Lamona appliances exclusive to Howdens.


Sporting goods and leisurewear. Apparel, footwear, sporting accessories and equipment from many of the world's leading sports brands including Nike, adidas, Under Armour, Speedo, asics, Reebok, New Balance, Skechers, Berghaus and Merrell. Goods available for for men, women, juniors and infants. Soccer, rugby, swimming, boxing, basketball, tennis, badminton, squash, table tennis, snooker/pool, skating, lawn/indoor bowls and cycling all supported.

J&K Shoes

Shoe shop catering for all the family. Special occasions and every day wear. Children shoe fitting with over 25 years experience.

John Willox Kitchen Design

Kitchen design, supply and fitting. We look forward to welcoming you to our kitchen showroom in Ellon, where you can see a wide range of kitchen styles on display and talk to us about how we can help you to realise your ideas.

JRD Home & Garden

JRD Ellon is a Home & Garden Superstore with everything you need for your Home or Garden.

Located in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, JRD is the perfect shopping destination for all ages which can be enjoyed alongside Broomie's Restaurant.

With a huge range of products available from over 1000 different leading brands, JRD offers customers a fantastic range of quality and affordable products.

Jules Healing Gems

Crystals, gems, giftware, incense, essential oils, books, We also have a Therapy Room offering a range of Holistic Treatments such as Crystal Healing, Reiki, Reflexology, Massage, Rune Stone Readings and Classes.

Key n Edge

Specialising in key cutting, engraving and picture framing.

Lawrence Milne Decorators

Domestic and commercial work in addition to our retail shops. Our friendly and experienced staff will help you with colour and technical advice to make sure you get what you need.

We have been providing our painting and decorating services throughout the Grampian area for 80 years. We offer a wide range of decorating services including Ames Taping, Coving, Wallpapering, Internal and External Painting. Our experienced, skilled and dedicated team of decorators carry out all types of work in homes, hotels, offices and warehouses.

Loch-Hills Garden and Plant Centre

Loch-Hills is a friendly garden centre based in Ellon, Aberdeenshire. run by people who are passionate about plants and flowers and how to care for them so that they thrive in the North East of Scotland.

McColls Bridge Street

Convenience store selling newspapers, magazines, cigarettes, sweeties, beer, wine, spirits, groceries, bread, snacks and toys.

McColls Meiklemill

Convenience store selling newspapers, magazines, cigarettes, sweeties, beer, wine, spirits, groceries, bread, snacks and toys.

Mel's Custom Frocks

Over 15 years experience in:-

Bridal wear (Bridesmaid, Mother of the Bride, Flower Girls)
Prom dresses
Communion dresses
Evening, party wear
Summer dresses
Sewing classes and individual tuition available on request


An Aladdin's cave of uniquely crafted gifts. Myriad offers local independent makers the chance to showcase their amazing creations on the highstreet!

NEW ARC Charity Shop

Wide range of second hand items available.

The North East Wildlife and Animal Rescue Centre is a small independent Charity, based just outside Ellon, Aberdeenshire.
We are a sanctuary and haven for many unwanted, abused and abandoned pets, including horses, goats, pigs, sheep, rabbits, guinea pigs, hens and ducks. Our particular interest is in wildlife rehabilitation, and we have many years experience in hand-rearing orphan birds, and dealing with orphaned and injured mammals.

Paperdoll Photography

Modern, fun and relaxed photography studio.

Pet Stop

Independent pet supplies shop offering quality products and a free delivery service.

Prestige Town

Our shop offers you a wide range of services: Curtains and Pelmets, Curtain Alterations & Repairs, Soft Furnishings, Dog Beds, Flowers and many more

Rowlands Chemists

As the UK’s longest established chain of local community pharmacies, with over 500 pharmacies throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

Our fully qualified pharmacists are on hand to listen, advise and answer any queries or concerns that you have about your medicines and with our Prescription Collection Service at your disposal, we can save you time and trouble too. 

Screwfix Ellon

Screwfix Ellon

The latest Screwfix store in Ellon offering a wide range of products from power tools and work wear to DIY including click and collect.

Still Tours Scotland

Take in Scotland's breathtaking scenery and historic places on first-class tours of Scotland's key whisky distilling regions. Enhance your experience of Scotland's highlands, lowlands, islands and glens with activities like golf and fly fishing. Take one of our regular tours or build your own trip with us and create unique memories that will last forever.


Supermarket and convenience store offering fresh and packaged goods, beer, wines, spirits, groceries, baked goods, meat, fish, wholefoods, snacks, toys, clothes and household goods. Large free car park.

Ythan Bakery

Open before 6:00am for freshly baked bread and cakes. We also sell a wide range of high quality takeaway breakfast butties, sandwiches, pies, lunches, teas and coffees.

For more recommendatons and places further afield, try Ellon's main directories

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