THE Thistles in Stirling has welcomed a new candle shop – the Yankee Store.

The specialist retailer of Yankee Candle, one of the most recognised names in the candle business, has brought an outlet to Stirling.

The store, which opened on Friday, October 27, is located beside Muffin Break, in the 1,475 square foot unit previously occupied by Scentsations.

Offering distinctive products and gifts at affordable luxury price points, Yankee Candle’s range spans scented candles, candleholders, accessories and dinnerware.

New Yankee Candle collections available at The Thistles include the very special Gold collection and the Perfect Christmas range which is a hero collection of four new festive fragrances designed to awaken the senses.

Commenting about the new store opening, a spokesperson for The Thistles said: “We are delighted to be welcoming Yankee Store to The Thistles.

"This popular brand is sure to be well received with our customers seeking stylish and affordable gifts inspiration, particularly as we enter the festive period.

"The new store is another welcome addition to the strong and diverse retail proposition at The Thistles."