Colonsay

The visitor guide on Colonsay in Inner Herbides will give you information on and around the place which includes  getting to Colonsay, sleeping and eating, hotels and accommodation in Colonsay.

  • Colonsay Hotels & Accommodation

    Apart from 1 hotel and a couple of B&Bs, all accommodation is self-catering. Caravans and camping are not allowed on the island.

    Accommodation on Colonsay is limited and must be booked up well in advance.

    Isle of Colonsay Hotel, Tel. +44 (0)1951 200316, Fax. 200353, www.colonsayestate.co.uk/Colonsay-Hotel.aspx A few hundreds yards from the ferry, 11 rooms, a cosy 18th-century inn with a friendly bar and excellent food; they also arrange various trips around the island. Attached to the hotel is Viragos, a coffee house and well-stocked bookshop.

    A cheaper option is the excellent Seaview, Tel. 200315, at Kilchattan, near the standing stones.

    Open Apr-Oct. F Colonsay Backpacker's Lodge, Tel. 200312, Colonsay Backpacker's Lodge is an old keeper's cottage 2km from the ferry, sleeps 16 and is open all year, phone ahead for lift from ferry.

    Aside from the hotel bar, you can eat at The Pantry, Tel. 200325, near the ferry pier. It is open Mon-Sat and offers simple home cooking as well as teas and cakes.

    Recommended

    Colonsay Estate Cottages

    Traditional cottages and farmhouses scattered over stunning Scottish island most with sea or loch views. Sandy beaches, seals, otters and birds, award winning hotel and restaurant, 18 hole golf course, fishing and safe cycling for children. The Isle of Colonsay is a paradise for children: endless sandy beaches, shrimping, surfing, paddling. Seals, otters and golden eagles to spot. Safe cycling on our single track road. Our hotel and holiday cottages welcome children. Colonsay Estate Website

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