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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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