THE COLONSAY GENERAL STORE
The general Store sells local produce including salad leaves, Colonsay honey, as well as free range eggs. Off licence sales are also available. A good selection of wines is supplied by leading London wine merchants, Bibendum. You can pre-order your supplies by phone (01951 200265) or via the website and have them waiting in your cottage for your arrival!
THE COLONSAY HOUSE GARDENS AND CAFE
Open 3 afternoons a week, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, the beautiful gardens are well worth a visit. The cafe and outdoor terrace overlook the gardens and serve freshly baked cakes, cones and cookies as well as light lunches of soup, tarts and salad leaves grown in the walled vegetable garden.
Sells freshly baked bread, cakes and biscuits. Also serves light lunches and suppers.
Located at Scalasaig next to the Brewery, the bookshop specialises in Scottish publications but also has a supply of good holiday reading and children’s books with a distinctly Highland flavour. The Bookshop is open most days 2 until 5pm. Tel 01951 200232.
THE OLD WAITING ROOM GALLERY AND TOURIST INFORMATION POINT
Located at the harbour, the gallery holds continual art exhibitions of both local and visiting artists throughout the year. Details of opening hours available from Sarah Hobhouse. Tel 01951 200318.
THE COLONSAY BREWERY
Brews Colonsay's very own beer and is located at Scalasaig. Supplied on tap in The Colonsay hotel or in bottles from the brewery itself. Open most afternoons.
COLONSAY OYSTERS AND HONEY
Arguably the best oysters in the UK, Andrew's oysters are an essential part of the Colonsay experience. His award-winning honey is also superb. On the menu at The Colonsay hotel and for sale in the shop and pantry. Tel 01951 200365
An arts and crafts shop selling locally made items as well as delightful gifts from further afield. Located next to the fire station near the Colonsay Shop. Open most afternoons.
COLONSAY ESTATE SEASONED LOGS
Colonsay Estate supplies kiln dried seasoned split logs for wood burning stoves and open fires. Supplied in 10kg bags or by the trailer load. Contact 01951 200211 for prices and delivery times.