The Ullapool Woodturning Centre

Arts & Crafts

A & R Mutch (woodcrafts), 3, Lael, Lochbroom, Ullapool, Ross-shire, IV23 2RS

    Located in beautiful rural surroundings, this superb wood turning centre offers a fine selection of hand carved and turned objects, tuition and all the raw materials needed woodturning.

    Originally established in Easter Ross in 1991, the Ullapool Woodturning Centre moved to its current premises in 1994 and serves as a furniture shop, a supplies outlet and offers woodturning tuition.  View an extensive range of beautiful handmade furniture and carved objects including bowls, vases, weed pots, mushrooms, candle holders and sticks and kitchen ware in the showroom where it is sometimes possible to see the woodturner at work.

    The centre also offers bespoke furniture and restoration services and stocks and extensive range of hardwoods, the majority of which has been locally sourced from naturally felled trees. Exotic varieties of wood are occasionally available. A wide selection of fittings in brass, glass and ceramics alongside essential tools for wood working and DIY are also on display.

    Whether you’re a complete novice to woodturning or simply want to improve you existing skill, the centre offers invaluable one to one tuition and demonstrations with owner Alec Mutch.


    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014


    • No Smoking Permitted

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed
    • School Groups Welcome

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop


    • Free Parking On-Site

    Road Directions

    We are next to the A835 main road from Inverness to Ullapool, some 45 miles north west of Inverness and some 10 miles south of the village of Ullapool. We are in the area known locally as Lael and we are well sign posted from both sides. Signs reading WOODTURNING CENTRE with the distance and the direction, and or car park.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Nearest rail point would be Garve, some 24 miles south, with Inverness being the main rail station, some 45 miles to the south.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Nearest airport would be Inverness, some 50 miles to the south.

    Getting there by ferry:- The only ferry operating near our area is the Ullapool to Stornoway ferry, it has daily Mon to Sat sailings in both directions.

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