You can travel to Colonsay form Oban, by ferry, 7 days per week during the summer. Services run on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday during the winter. This route also includes travel to Port Askaig and Kennacraig on Wednesday and Saturday during the summer and Saturday only during the winter.

The ferry service can be disrupted during high winds so it is always best to check the weather forecast and CalMac status updates before embarking on your journey, particularly if you are travelling out with the summer season.

You can also fly to Colonsay from Connel or Islay on Thursday during the summer with additional weekend flights during the winter.

Caledonian MacBrayne summer and winter timetables are available at the bottom of this page along with the Oban to Colonsay summer and winter flight timetables.

For up to date information on delays and cancelations to the ferry service, please visit:

For more information on booking flights please visit:

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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