About the Island


The small and friendly island of Colonsay – and neighbouring Oronsay – boasts an impressive history and heritage, fabulous flora and fauna and a wealth of walking and other outdoor things to do.

Things to do

Whether you want to be active or simply enjoy a chance to relax for a while in a peaceful location, Colonsay offers something for every visitor.

Eating & Drinking

You can choose to eat out or comfortably self-cater on an island that loves to show off its local produce.

Shopping & Services

For a small island, Colonsay offers a wide range of shopping outlets, as well as essential services.


Whether you are a family with young children or a seasoned hill walker, there are plenty of places to explore on foot on Colonsay and Oronsay.


The island enjoys a celebration or two and invites visitors to join in with one of many popular festivals held throughout the year.

Flora & Fauna

The huge variety of wildlife, plants and trees on Colonsay and Oronsay will amaze and intrigue you.

History & Heritage

There is so much to see and discover about the impressive history and heritage of Colonsay and Oronsay.

Island Gallery

A collection of Island images