New bookshop opens in Fort William
24 July 2017
Fort William has a new bookshop. The Highland Bookshop - in a
large retail space in the middle of the town's High Street - was
opened on 14 July by author Alexander McCall
The shop was set up by Kevin and Jayne Ramage,
owners of the Watermill Bookshop in Aberfeldy, a former
winner of 'UK Independent Bookshop of the Year', in collaboration
with Angus MacDonald, a Lochaber-based author and
The new bookshop has an extensive stock across all subject areas,
including fiction, outdoors, Scottish and children's, to cater for
visitors as well as the local community.
Natasha Onwuemezi reports in The Bookseller of 24 July 2017 that the first
few days of trade have exceeded expectations. The Bookseller also
reports that the main wholesale supply for the shop is by Gardners,
supported by Bertrams with many Scottish titles coming via Scottish
distributors BookSource and Lomond Books.
For more information including details of events, see The
Highland Bookshop website and Facebook page.