Scalasaig (Colonsay)

Scalasaig, Isle of Colonsay, Argyll & the Isles, West Scotland

Colonsay is known for Colonsay House and diverse birdlife, including the rare corncrake. Its landscape is beautiful and varied, with some of the finest sandy beaches in the Hebrides. The hotel is near the harbour, and there is a cafe / bakery, and a shop / post office. The airstrip has been upgraded and there are scheduled services from Oban Airport. Colonsay Community Development Company supplies fuel through the Village Store (100m. from harbour). Pier, yacht berths, slipway and harbour all owned by CMAL and honesty system applies – please pay fees at office when open.

Colonsay Harbour Office
Phone: 01951 200320
The Colonsay Hotel: 01951 200316


Facilities include: Visitor Berth, Anchorage, Fresh Water , Fuel by can, Gas, Provisions Store, Rubbish Disposal, Bar, Restaurant, Post Office, Slipway.


Scalasaig is the principal village on the small island of Colonsay. The area is perfect for enjoying long walks and bicycle rides amongst the rolling hills and coastal areas. It also enjoys a wonderful array of birdlife including the golden eagle. The village has a hotel, café, bakery, shop and post office.