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

Scalasaig Land Purchase Milestone Reached

Colonsay Community Development Company (CCDC) is delighted to announce that the purchase of two sites in Scalasaig from Colonsay Estate is complete and CCDC now own the land to provide new housing and business space.
This has been many years in the making and many people from our community have contributed both time and effort to work to secure the land that we have so desperately needed for so long. It is fantastic to be able to have got to this point and we would like to thank all that have been involved. 
The land is to provide affordable housing and business space, we are planning to build 1 x 3 bedroom and 3 x 2 bedroom for affordable rent, 1 x 2 bedroom and 1 x 3 bedroom Low Cost Ownership, as well as offering 3 serviced, low-cost plots for self-build opportunities. There will also be 2 x business units, possibly one for workshop and one for shared studio space.
We are asking that you complete an Expression of Interest form if you would like to register your interest in any of the housing or business units options or both. Click on the link to complete an online form.
Please go to the Colonsay Community Development Company page for further details:
Scalasaig housing development site