Welcome

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The Captain’s Cabin is situated on Quay Street, Ullapool, Wester Ross, right in the heart of the village, beside Lochbroom Hardware and The Ullapool Bookshop  and is very close to the Harbour and Ferry Terminal.

Here at the Captain’s Cabin, (in one of the oldest buildings in Ullapool), you will find a well established Gift and Craft Shop, offering Pottery, Knitwear, Soaps, Scottish Gifts, Local Crafts, Games & Toys, Candles and much more. The Captain’s Cabin is open all year round, please check our Opening Hours for seasonal opening variations.

Captains's Cabin and tall ship

A further history of the Captain’s Cabin can be found here on our website, with some historic photos and background to the building itself.

We very much look forward to welcoming you, whether you live in Ullapool or the surrounding area, or if you are a visitor for the first time or a regular one!

Ullapool Trading has now launched a niche website selling books, gifts and cards online.

For payment we accept Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Visa Debit, MasterCard Debit, and obviously cash or cheques too!

 

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Bigjigs Toys

Looking for bright, colourful toys for your young child? Then why not check out our brand new delivery from Bigjigs Toys Ltd? We have suitable toys for all ages, including the very dinky: #Diditrike (pictured here!). We also have jigsaws, seacopters, Recycling Trucks, Trains, Seaplanes and much much more. All now available at the Captain’s Cabin, open 7 days 9am-6pm and 10am-5pm on Sundays.


Revised Opening Hours

The Captain’s Cabin is now only open during the day, but we are still open 7 days a week! We are now open Monday – Saturday 9am-6pm and Sundays from 10am-5pm. Any revised opening hours will be posted online. Thanks for all of your support during the evenings this summer, it is much appreciated.


Carrier bag charitable donations

The Captain’s Cabin, Ullapool Bookshop and Lochbroom Hardware are pleased to donate in full all monies collected in respect of the 5p carrier bag charges to charity. Since the charge was introduced we have donated £724.45 to Highland Hospice and, this year £183.75 to Munlochy Animal Aid.


Cath Waters: new designs now available

Stunning new designs from Artist Cath Waters, who is now based on Skye, are now in stock at the Captain’s Cabin in Ullapool. We are delighted to have in stock ‘Strawberry Moonrise,’ Winter beach Luskentyre,’ which are available as placemats, necklaces, earrings, mugs and also tiles.


Ullapool Trading: new website launched

Ullapool Bookshop launches new online website

Ullapool Trading are pleased to announce the launch of their new website. The site at www.ullapooltrading.com will begin selling a carefully chosen selection of local interest books, maps and boxed greetings card. Launching on 1st March, customers will be able to ship to the UK and Europe.

Katrina Thomson, Owner of Ullapool Trading, said: “Local interest items are often hard to source online, and by launching this website we hope to give access to the fantastic array of talent found in the Scottish Highlands.”

The Captain’s Cabin was originally opened in 1946 by Constance Mitford as a gift shop and tearoom with Ullapool Bookshop opening in 2003 in the next door premises. Having passed from mother to daughter for three generations, her grand-daughter Katrina hopes to continue her legacy to the area through this evolution of a website.

For further information, please contact Katharine Douglas at sales@ullapooltrading.com

Telephone: 01854 612918

About us

The Captain’s Cabin is a unique Scottish Gift and Craft Shop, situated on the corner of Quay Street and Shore Street, directly above Lochbroom Hardware and next to The Ullapool Bookshop, in the beautiful village of Ullapool, Ross-shire. The Captain’s Cabin was first established as a Gift and Tea shop in 1946 by Mrs Constance Mitford of Lochbroom. The business has remained in the family ever since and is run today by her grand-daughter Mrs Katrina Thomson.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ullapoolbookshop

https://www.instagram.com/captainscabinullapool/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ullapoolbookshop

https://www.facebook.com/TheCaptainsCabinUllapool

 

Notes to editors:

The website has been designed locally in Ullapool by Steve Douglas, www.steve-douglas.com