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Can I get gas canisters on the islands?

I'll be hiking and camping my through Scotland this summer and will need to restock on gas canisters (see image), the likes of Jet Boil, Primus, MSR etc for my little cooking stove. I'm hoping these are available in the Shetlands, Orkney Islands and Outer Hebrides as well as Scrabster on the mainland but I'm not sure. Does anyone know if they are, and if so, where? 

Thanks so much!


  • themerrydancerthemerrydancer Member ✭✭
    Hi WalkingGal. I can't answer for Shetland or the Hebrides, but here on Orkney you can certainly buy it. Trek and Travel and William Shearer's in Kirkwall have gas in stock. In Stromness, you can buy gas cannisters from The Rope Centre

    Hope this helps!
  • WalkingGalWalkingGal Member
    Amazing! Thanks! And I've just found out that I can get it in the Hebrides in a fishing tackle shop in Stornoway and in Tarbert (Harris) if anyone else is looking for the same answer. 
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