Welcome to the Isle of Colonsay
Colonsay, the jewel of the Hebrides, is about 10 miles long and 2 miles wide with 135 friendly inhabitants, and little more than 2 hours from Oban by our modern and very comfortable ferry. Our outstanding natural scenery is rivalled only by the wealth and diversity of our flora and fauna, and our archaeological sites are of international importance.
Local activities include agriculture, oyster-farming, arts, crafts, honey production, a brewery, accommodation for visitors, lobster-fishing, publishing and even a substantial bird sanctuary. The island plays host to a variety of festivals throughout the year celebrating our music, culture, literature and natural assets. Please explore and enjoy our community website - and, when you get an opportunity, come and join us in Colonsay.
17th - 20th September 2015 Ceol Cholasa
25th & 26th April 2015 - conversations @ the edge
27th April to 17th May 2015 Three weeks packed with activties.....
List of some known cottage availability
Two newsletters called Colonsay History and Colonsay Kindred
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