Shopping

There are a handful of shops on the Island selling essential items and of course excellent local produce.

THE COLONSAY GENERAL STORE
The general Store is very well stocked and you can find all your supplies here. It also sells local produce when available, as well as local free range eggs. Off licence sales are available. A good selection of wines is supplied by leading London wine merchants, Bibendum. You can pre-order your supplies by phone or via the website and have them waiting in your cottage for your arrival! Tel 01951 200265
www.colonsayshop.net

THE COLONSAY HOUSE GARDENS AND CAFE
Open 3 afternoons a week, on Wednesdays, Fridays from 12 to 5pm and Saturdays from 2 to 5pm, 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. Tel 01951 200211

THE PANTRY
Sells freshly baked bread, cakes and biscuits. Also serves light lunches and suppers.
www.thecolonsaypantry.co.uk.

THE BOOKSHOP
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.
www.colonsaybrewery.co.uk

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

CHRISTINE'S DEN
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.

special offers

Low occupancy discount of up to 30% (not July or August).

special offers

Low occupancy discount of up to 30% (not July or August). 15% off all bookings from Easter to 30th June.

special offers

Low occupancy discount of up to 30% (not July or August).

special offers

Low occupancy discount of up to 30% (not July or August).

special offers

Low occupancy discount of up to 30% (not July or August).

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October Food and Drink Festival 2017

The Autumn FOOD and DRINK Festival will run from 14th October for 2 weeks. We have celebrity experts demonstrating, presenting and tasting including Mary Contini (cookery writer and TV presenter), Charles McLean (renowned whisky expert) and Geraldine Coates to teach you all about gin!

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FESTIVAL OF SPRING 2018

Following the huge success of our Festival of Spring, we are delighted to announce that Colonsay is hosting its 8th Festival of Spring from 30th April to 20th May 2018. See the 2017 programme "www.colonsayevents.co.uk"

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Colonsay Book Festival 2018

Now in its 6th year, the Colonsay Book Festival will be held on the weekend of 28th and 29th April 2018. It is the smallest and most remote literary festival in the UK but it attracts authors with huge reputations.