The Ullapool Bookshop is situated on Quay Street, Ullapool, right in the heart of the village, beside Lochbroom Hardware and The Captain’s Cabin (Ullapool gift shop and Scottish crafts) and is very close to the Harbour and Ferry Terminal. The Bookshop, Captain’s Cabin and Lochbroom Hardware are all owned by the same family run business. The Bookshop is open 7 days a week all year round, please check our Opening Hours for seasonal opening variations and we very much look forward to welcoming you.
The Ullapool Bookshop is an Independent Bookshop and is member of the Booksellers Association and offers a wide selection of Books, Greeting Cards, Maps, Postcards, and National Book Tokens. Please see our About page for further details of our Stock. Enquiries are also welcomed and we very much look forward to hearing from you. At the moment we don’t sell online. However, if you see something on our website or have been in the shop before and would like to purchase a particular item, please get in touch with us.
For payment we accept Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Visa Debit, MasterCard Debit, National Book Tokens and obviously cash or cheques too.
From Easter Monday our Opening Hours will be:
Monday – Saturday 9am-6pm and Sundays 10am-5pm
Yes you read the title of this post correctly! Our very first 2019 Calendars have begun to arrive. The very first ones are the lovely Stock Scotland (Hugh Webster) mini desk Calendars, with 4 new designs this year: Kate Philips, Wester Ross, Far North West and brand new for 2019: The 500 miles desk calendar. Each are very reasonably priced at £4.35.
We also have just received our delivery of 2019 Scotland’s Artists showcasing fine Scottish Artists watercolours and oil paintings. These calendars are £6.99 each and are on sale now.
We are super excited here at the Ullapool Bookshop as our brand new Greetings cards are now arriving daily.
We are pleased to welcome new cards from:
Art Angels Publishing
Cath Tate cards
and Alex Clark
However many more designs and varieties of cards are immiment, so do pop in when you can to browse our new stock.
New local title now in stock at Ullapool Bookshop
The Drowned and the Saved: When War came to the Hebrides by Les Wilson
Here at the Ullapool Bookshop we have begun the New Year with some exciting new developments in the shop. In our children’s section we have replaced the display perspex shelving with beautiful wood to improve the display areas and I hope you think it looks much tidier and easier to find books too.
In the main area of the shop we also have a whole brand new section: Ullapool Bookshop recommends…..
In this totally brand new area, we have four new shelves each displaying some of our currently recommended books. This will change weekly and monthly as the books change too and we are very excited about this new development for the Bookshop. In our current Ullapool Bookshop recommends area, we have Muriel Spark at 100, our best-selling Paperback fiction book of 2017: Blackhouse by Peter May, as well as a Ullapool Bookshop recommends Book review by Katharine of ‘Orison of a Curlew’ by Horatio Clare and a display of the new Macmillan Collector’s Library series in hardbacks ranging from Sherlock Holmes, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Pinocchio and also Best Fairy Tales.
Colin Speedie will be giving a talk in Ullapool Ferry Terminal on Friday 17th November at 7.30pm, all about Basking Sharks. All are welcome to this fantastic venue and copies of his book ‘A Sea Monster’s Tale’ are now on sale and can also be ordered from Ullapool Bookshop.
Into the Mountain: A Life of Nan Shepherd
In the 1930s, the writer and poet, Nan Shepherd was one of North-East Scotland’s best known literati. Three novels, ‘The Quarry Wood’, ‘The Weatherhouse’ and ‘A Pass in the Grampians’ and a volume of poetry, ‘In The Cairngorms’, published between 1928 and 1934 while she was still only in her 30s, established her reputation as one of the most highly respected members of the Scottish modernist movement.
This new Biography has just been published and is on sale now.
Author books now on display at Ullapool Bookshop all ready for Loopallu. Open 9am-5.30pm and 10-5pm on Sunday.
The Ullapool Bookshop has almost reached the end of our evening Opening for this year. From this Thursday (21st Sept) our Opening Hours will change to be:
Monday – Saturday 9am – 5.30pm
These will be our Opening Hours all Autumn and Winter, 7 days a week.