Local Information

DOCTOR
We have a doctor and a district nurse on the island. The surgery hours are 9 to 10am and 5 to 6pm 4 days a week (Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri). However the doctor is on call 24 hours seven days a week for anything urgent. In the event of a medical emergency, an air ambulance will lift the patient to the appropriate hospital in Glasgow - the service is incredibly quick and efficient. Tel 01951 200328.

CALMAC
There is a daily ferry service to and from Colonsay from April to October.
Calmac bookings can be made on tel 01631 566688.
The Colonsay pier can be reached on tel 01951 200308.

AIR SERVICE
www.hebrideanair.co.uk
There is a flight on Thursdays, morning and afternoon to and from Oban. There is also a flight from Colonsay to Islay on Thursday mornings to connect with the Flybe 0940 flight to Glasgow. Hebridean Air also have a weekend flight to and from Colonsay on Friday and Sunday afternoons during the winter. Tel 0845 8057465

INTERNET
There is free wifi access available at The Colonsay hotel.

CHURCH SERVICES
There is a Parish church at Scalasaig which extends a warm welcome to visitors to join in their service. The services are conducted by a visiting minister and are held most Sundays. See the shop notice board for times.

TIDE TIMETABLES
Times of low and high water are available at the hotel or shop noticeboards.

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 20% (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).

featured property

Scalasaig Farmhouse

Traditional farmhouse recently renovated with oil fired central heating. Close to the hotel, down a short track - the shop and harbour are just a 10 min walk away. South facing, in an open sunny position, with extensive countryside views.

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Tobaroran

The house is situated close to the harbour with wonderful views toward Jura and Islay and has a large garden enclosed by a low drystone wall. It has Wifi. AVAILABLE FOR SHORT BREAKS.

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Harbour

Delightful white painted stone cottage located at the Colonsay harbour with sea views from the upstairs bedrooms. Free WIFI.

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Sgreadan Cottage

This stone cottage has wonderful views over Loch Fada and is set back about 100m above the road up a short track. AVAILABLE FOR SHORT BREAKS AND ANY DAY CHANGEOVER.

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Avenue Cottage

Sheltered cottage in the heart of the rhododendron gardens near Colonsay House. Beautifully refurbished in 2016 - now with oil-fired central heating, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a large open plan sitting/dining/kitchen. It has WiFi. AVAILABLE FOR SHORT BREAKS. ANY DAY CHANGEOVER.

latest news

October Food and Drink Festival 2021

The 10th Colonsay FOOD and DRINK Festival will run from 9th October 2021 for 2 weeks. We have celebrity experts demonstrating, presenting and tasting. In 2019 we featured Marie Cheong-Thong (Japanese cooking and world renowned sake expert), Charlotte Flower (extraordinary chocolatier), Christopher Trotter (presenter and author), Alison Henderson (renowned chef and baker) and Fiona Misselbrook (fabulous cookery teacher) to forage, cook and learn to make bread!

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Open for Business

We have robust and strict protocols to enable us to operate our businesses safely. This will help protect guests, staff and our local community. We are accredited by Visit Britains's "Good To Go".

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Colonsay Book Festival 2021

Now in its 9th year, the Colonsay Book Festival will be held on the weekend of 24th and 25th April 2021. It is the smallest and most remote literary festival in the UK but it attracts authors with huge reputations.

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OUTDOORS FESTIVAL OF SPRING 2021

Following the huge success of our Festival of Spring, we are delighted to announce that the festival has a new theme of the great outdoors! It will run from 26th April to 10th May 2021. The programme will be available in due course at www.springfest.co.uk

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House for sale

House for sale in spectacular position with uninterrupted sea views towards Jura. Semi detached, 2 bedrooms, sitting room, bathroom and kitchen downstairs. Plot is large enough for substantial 2 storey side extension with views. Offers over £185000.