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23rd / 30th MARCH: TEMPORARILY CLOSED, NO NEW ORDERS CURRENTLY ACCEPTED, BUT WE WILL RETURN.

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.

Ullapool Bookshop has just launched a new Ullapool Trading website for niche books, cards and gift sales online.

Within the Bookshop itself we accept Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Visa Debit, MasterCard Debit, National Book Tokens and obviously cash or cheques too.

  • Home Delivery postponed

    Dear all,

    Here at Ullapool Bookshop we had hoped to be able to trial a home delivery system, whereby books could be ordered via a Home Delivery service supported by our main Distributors and sent to you via Royal Mail. However, it has now become clear that this is not possible at the moment. Our hope is that this could start at some time in the near future, and if so, we will inform you as soon as possible.

    Thank you so much for all of your continued support for the Ullapool Bookshop and for independent bookshops nationwide.

    Katharine Douglas, Ullapool Bookshop Manager

  • NOTICE TO ALL CUSTOMERS

    LOCHBROOM HARDWARE; ULLAPOOL BOOKSHOP AND
    CAPTAIN’S CABIN NOTICE TO ALL CUSTOMERS

    As of Monday 23rd March 2020 we are sadly closed for business.
    This decision has been made in line with the latest government advice,
    for the safety and welfare of all our staff, families, friends, customers and
    the community during this Covid-19 Pandemic.
    It is impossible to predict when we will be allowed to re-open but we will
    keep you informed of developments during the coming weeks through
    our social media pages and notices on the shops.
    Thank you to each and every one of you for your loyalty and
    understanding.
    We wish all of you continued good health and please stay well and
    safe in these difficult times.
    We look forward to welcoming you once we’re able to open again.
    Best wishes from all of us.

  • World Book Day fun at the Ullapool Bookshop

    We were thrilled to welcome classes from Ullapool Primary School to Ullapool Bookshop on Thursday 5th March. In total 6 different groups come and we had 113 World Book Day vouchers which were redeemed in total in one day, surely a new record for the bookshop. Clearly a lot of effort and thought had gone into the day, we saw some fabulous outfits from teachers and children alike and the final group were even treated to storytime from the Bookshop Manager too! Here are a couple of photos from the day. World Book Day 2020

  • World Book Day: 5th March

    ULLAPOOL BOOKSHOP WELCOMES

    WORLD BOOK DAY ON THURSDAY 5TH MARCH

    REDEEM YOUR WORLD BOOK DAY TOKEN AT THE ULLAPOOL BOOKSHOP FROM THURSDAY 27TH FEBRUARY-SUNDAY 29TH MARCH.

    When you get your book token, all you need to do is to take it to your local bookshop, where there are TWELVE exclusive, new and completely FREE World Book Day books. Or, if you’d prefer, you can use your book token to get £1 off any full price book instead. And if you’d rather get an audiobook, that’s fine too! It’s your choice, just as long as the book or audiobook costs at least £2.99

    Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm / Sunday 10am-5pm / 01854-612918

  • Highland Book Prize Shortlist announced

    Shortlist 2019

    The 2019 Highland Book Prize saw over 80 books by 50 different publishers submitted and reviewed by a panel of 105 volunteer readers comprised of industry professionals and avid readers.

    We are delighted to be able to reveal the books on the shortlist for the 2019 Highland Book Prize. They are:

    The Frayed Atlantic Edge: A Historian?s Journey from Shetland to the Channel by David Gange (William Collins)

    Surfacing by Kathleen Jamie (Sort of Books)

    Spring by Ali Smith (Penguin Random House)

    Moder Dy by Roseanne Watt (Polygon)