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Tel code: 01631 | code search
Postcode: PA61 | code search
Population: 110
Council: Argyll and Bute
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Colonsay is a small island off the west coast of Argyll in Scotland, part of a trio of Hebridean islands which includes the isles of Islay and Jura. Colonsay is the most northerly of the group and the smallest measuring approximately 10 miles from north to south and 3 miles across. Colonsay has many interesting archaeological and historical sites including standing stones and stone circles at Kilchattan and the Iron Age fort of Dun Eibhinn. The capital of Colonsay is the village of Scalasaig where the ferry terminal links to the mainland and the other isles. There are also small villages at upper and lower Kilchattan and farms and crofts scattered over the island Colonsay although sparsely populated is still a popular tourist resort complete with facilities and amenities, there is a hotel, a shop, a post office and a tea shop in Scalasaig. Historically interesting features include Colonsay House built in 1722 with 30 acres of mature woodland gardens famous for the collection of rhododendrons. Colonsay boasts one of the finest unspoilt beaches in the Hebrides at Kiloran. Attractions include walks with spectacular scenery and views looking across to the coast of Northern Ireland, and over to the famous Paps of Jura. Islay has a golf course, whiskey distilleries, a museum, visitor centre and RSBP nature reserve.

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Ardachy House Hotel (14.62 miles)

Ardachy House Hotel

Ardachy is tucked away in rugged farmlands of a typical croft, some two miles south of the small village of Bunessan. The ferry terminal for the islands of Iona, Staffa (Fingal's Cave) and Treshnish, is ... More | visit website

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Argyll Arms Hotel (16.00 miles)

Argyll Arms Hotel

The Argyll Arms Hotel provides good en suite accommodation, bar and restaurant facilities on the beautiful Isle of Mull.
With so much to see and do on the Isle of Mull book your stay with us ... More | visit website

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Tiraghoil Farmhouse (16.34 miles)

Tiraghoil Farmhouse
Mull is a truly magical place. It has a dramatic coastline and a variety of scenery, ranging from the high basaltic plateau of the north, to the rounded granite hills of the "Ross of Mull", ... More | visit website
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Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant (18.53 miles)

Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant
Welcoming family run Inn on hebridean Island of Islay
A family run Inn with a friendly Scottish welcome, excellent food, great selection of malt whiskies, beers and ales, David and Ruby Graham welcome you to ... More
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Ardoran House (18.54 miles)

Ardoran House
Ardoran House on Iona is a modern bed and breakfast guest house with spacious well appointed twin or double bedrooms, all with luxury ensuite facilities and complimentary toiletries. Free wifi is available throughout Ardoran House ... More | visit website
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Harbour Inn Hotel & Restaurant (22.78 miles)

Harbour Inn Hotel & Restaurant

A destination for all seasons

Situated adjacent to Bowmore harbour, our small family run hotel offers superb accommodation, high quality award winning food and excellent service. As a base for touring Islay, described by the Lord ... More | visit website

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The Barn (23.34 miles)

The Barn

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A converted barn situated in remote, rural scenic setting. The area is renowned for otters, sea eagles, deer and wildlife. We have two double bedrooms on the ground floor, one ... More

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Crinan Hotel (24.95 miles)

Crinan Hotel
The Crinan Hotel is renowned for its fantastic location, the Crinan Seafood Bar and the Westward Restaurant both serving Scottish seafood, the freshest of shellfish and the best of Scotland's meat and seasonal produce.

Located on ... More | visit website
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Galley of Lorne Inn (26.54 miles)

Galley of Lorne Inn

The perfect location for short breaks exploring Argyll and the Islands of Scotland's West Coast
Whisk yourself away to our award winning 17th Century Drovers Inn nestled on the lochside in the picturesque village of Ardfern, ... More | visit website

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Loch Melfort Hotel & Restaurant (27.06 miles)

Loch Melfort Hotel & Restaurant

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The finest location on the West Coast awaits visitors to this award-winning hotel. Personally run by the owners, with friendly and attentive staff, this is the perfect place for a ... More | visit website

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