The Blue Letterbox offers a selection of unique arts and craft made locally on Islay, Colonsay and Jura; as well as Scotland, Northern Ireland and Dorset.
Our collection includes crafts using tweeds and tartans; hand knitting using locally sourced wool; hand painted slates and tiles; paintings of local scenes and wildlife; jewellery made with sea glass, sterling silver and semi-precious gems; wood and ceramic crafts; scented soaps, hand washes, lotions and candles with hints of local flora and whisky; books for children and books on Islay; local maps; walking guides; postcards; greetings cards and gift wrap.
The Blue Letterbox is also home to Port Ellen Post Office, offering the usual postal services, including a free cashpoint for withdrawals on UK cards and Bureau de Change. We buy and sell US Dollars and Euros and we process MoneyGrams for transferring money abroad or in the UK.
There is free Wi-Fi in the shop and we can do basic photocopying and printing.
Call in for a warm welcome and find a unique gift to take home!