Keir and Grace welcome you to Colonsay General Store. we have had the pleasure of running the island's only grocery store since April 2012, Keir having worked at the shop for many seasons previously.

The shop has it's own website which can be found at and you can follow us on twitter @colonsayshop

On the site you can place an order for deliverly to your accommodation. Imagine arriving to a cottage full of delicious, fresh produce from the local shop. An online ordering service is in the works but in the meantime a list of stock is provided from which you can build your order. Then it's simply a case of giving us a ring or sending us an e-mail with your requirments.


The shop will be operating the following hours during Summer 2018:

Monday - Saturday*
9.00am - 5.30pm

11.30am - 12.30pm

*Late opening on Saturday and Sunday opening at peak times only. Follow us on twitter @colonsayshop for details.


Colonsay General Store
Isle of Colonsay
PA61 7YW

Tel: 01951 200265

Scottish Land Fund Award

Colonsay Community Development Company (CCDC) is excited to be able to announce that they have been awarded £395,000 by the Scottish Land Fund towards the cost of land purchase in Scalasaig. This is for the development of much needed new community-led housing and business space. A substantial award from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) also helped towards the total sum required.
We owe a lot of thanks to The Highlands Small Community Housing Trust, HIE and MOWI for their help and support in getting us to this point. We would also like to acknowledge Colonsay Estate's commitment to our project.
Please go to the Colonsay Community Development Company page for further details:
Kilchattan Primary Search for New Head Teacher

The 7 pupils of Kilchattan Primary are on the hunt for a new Head Teacher. A social media campaign is now underway titled "Hebridean Headteacher Wanted." The story has also been featured in the national media,

For more information please visit the facebook page and follow the link bellow for the job advert.…/argyll-bute-council/jobs…

Scalasaig housing development site