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.
As you will see from our photos in our Gallery, we have revised our layout inside the shop at The Captain’s Cabin in Ullapool. For your comfort and safety, there is a traffic light system before you climb the stairs to ensure the safe entry and exit for all of our customers. We also have a one way system in place around the shop and will ask that you use hand sanitiser upon entering and exiting the shop.
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.
We have a small but perfectly formed online shop for Ullapool Bookshop and The Captain’s Cabin gift shop called Ullapool Trading. Here you can find books, maps, cards and Scottish Highland gifts; all of which can be despatched to you at home. We also have a variety of North Route 500 items which can help with planning your trip.
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.
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 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.
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.
The world famous Ullapool Creel Christmas Tree is taking shape and here was the view along West Shore Street this weekend just before the creels were added. Very soon the whole fabulous display will illuminate Ullapool courtesy of Ullapool Fire and Light fund. We can’t wait for the light switch on, so put the date in your diary of November 29th at 5.30pm. Late night shopping will also be available throughout the village that evening. #shoplocal#christmaslights
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