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Bookshops:Highlands/Hebrides

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The Emporium

The Emporium is a compact but very well stocked bookstore and gift shop with lots of character.  

We feature local artists' greeting cards, original sketches and prints, Dunoon mugs, scarfs and bags, Celtic jewerly, Highland Soap Company soaps and hand sanitizer.  

Address: 11 High St, Cromarty IV11 8UZ, United Kingdom

Number: +44 (0) 138 160 0551

Website: https://www.facebook.com/emporiumcromarty

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Leakey's Bookshop

"Leakey's Bookshop was established in 1979 and has been housed for the last 20 years in the old Gaelic Church (1793). There is a comfortable seating area. The wood burning fire that heats the shop has filled many customers with amazement and some with dread. If you come to Inverness, Leakey s will be one of the highlights of your visit."

Address: Church St, Inverness IV1 1EY

Number: +44 (0) 146 323 9947

Website: www.abebooks.com/leakeys-bookshop

Dingwall

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High Flight Books

"In his shop are thousands of antiquarian and second-hand books. Filling the aviation section are books on gliding, bombers, novels, the Battle of Britain and Biggles, thin picture books and gigantic Jane’s guides, and of course books on Concorde herself."

Address: 2 High St, Dingwall IV15 9HL

Number: +44 (0) 758 029 1856

Website: www.ross-shirejournal.co.uk/news/dingwall-books

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Picaresque Books & Galerie Fantoosh

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"Picaresque Books & Galerie Fantoosh is a wonderful little shop on the High Street in Dingwall, full of an eclectic selection of Books and Artworks of all kinds with a mix of antique, vintage and contemporary works. We stock new books from local authors together with antiquarian, first edition, illustrated and other books, with an emphasis on Scottish Books. Proprietor David Duguid and his wife Cath, are usually to be found in the shop and are happy to help all the customers however they can."

Address: 55 High St, Dingwall IV15 9HL

Number: +44 (0) 134 986 3140

Website: www.picaresque.scot

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Fort William

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The Highland Bookshop

"The Highland Bookshop proudly occupies one of the biggest shops in Fort William's bustling pedestrianized High Street. There hadn't been a specialist bookshop in Fort William - ever - until we opened in 2017. Since opening we have organised hundreds of author events. As a result of the huge support we have had, we have now doubled our space by expanding into our upstairs floor."

Address: 60 High St, Fort William PH33 6AH

Number: +44 (0) 139 770 5931

Website: www.highlandbookshop.com

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Hillbillies Bookshop & Trading Centre

Address: Strath Square Gairloch, Wester Ross, IV21 2BX

Number: +44 (0) 146 323 9947

Website: www.facebook.com/MountainCoffee.Gairloch

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The Ceilidh Place Bookshop

"The small bookshop with the big range of quality books. From art to travel, biography to philosophy, contemporary fiction to nature writing, children’s books to poetry, politics to natural history, hill walking to history, Gaelic books to sheet music and lots in between.Browse the eclectic collection with a Scottish literary bias."

Address: 14 W Argyle St, Ullapool IV26 2TY

Number: +44 (0) 185 461 2103

Website: www.theceilidhplace.com

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Ullapool Bookshop

"Ullapool Bookshop stocks a wide range of titles, specialising in books about the Scottish Highlands and Islands, the Great Outdoors (in particular hill-walking, kayaking and cycling), General History, Geology, a Children’s section for all ages, Biography and a wide range of General Fiction in both Hardback and Paperback. As well as books, we offer a large selection of cards for almost any occasion, Postcards, Art materials, Calendars and Diaries, Local and National Ordnance Survey Maps and guides, Fishing guides particular to the surrounding area, and also Pictures of Wester Ross and Sutherland by Angus Bruce Photography."

Address: Quay St, Ullapool IV26 2UE

Number: +44 (0) 185 461 2918

Website: www.ullapoolbookshop.co.uk

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Tall Tales Bookshop

"If you are looking for any old or rare book in good quality which is out of print or no longer available on bookshop shelves then try the Tall Tales Bookshop who specializes in any type of book ranging from Nature, Cooking, Scottish, History, Geography, Science fiction, Art, Crime, Archaeology and some Westerns to name a few of the selection in store There is also a large range of very collectable Vinyl and some postcards along with some small highly collectable ornaments."

Address: 1 Grove Ln, Thurso KW14 8AE

Number: +44 (0) 790 028 4488

Website: www.caithness-business.co.uk/business/1053

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Colonsay Bookshop

The island bookshop at Scalasaig carries a large selection of books, specialising in titles with a Scottish and Hebridean flavour. We also have an antiquarian section for rarer sources. It is more than just a bookshop, also selling craft items, woolen items, cards and small gifts. It is also home to a well-respected publishing company, House of Lochar. 

Address: Homefield House, Isle of Colonsay PA61 7YR

Number: +44 (0) 195 120 0320

Website: www.colonsay.org.uk/shops-food/bookshop

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The Baltic Bookshop

Address: 8-10 Cromwell St, Stornoway HS1 2DA, United Kingdom

Number: +44 (0) 185 170 2082

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