Boasting beautiful views towards the hills above Loch Fada, Kennels on the Isle of Colonsay is an exclusive cottage retreat for a small family of four or for couples/friend sharing. Nestled in the Colonsay House woodland gardens, the cottage provides a peaceful getaway with easy access to outdoor activities and attractions.The Hebridean island offers wildlife boat tours, surfing, sailing, walking and cycling. Any keen birdwatchers can be sure to spot some rare breeds of bird including golden eagles. Dog friendly with a cosy open stove-style fire, this cottage is brimming with character.
Accommodating four guests on one floor, the cottage consists of a spacious double room and a twin room. The living space includes a bathroom with shower and a fully fitted kitchen. The property also has a dishwasher, washing machine and clothes dryer. The sitting room is kept cosy with a solid fuel stove. At the back of the cottage an enclosed garden terrace area is set in the wilds of the woodland with a calming stream running past the back. Outdoor furnishings are included at the property to make the most of the stunning natural atmosphere.
All bed linen and towels are included in booking. Electricity and coal are paid for separately. Changeover day throughout July and August is Wednesday. Dogs are welcome at a small fee, only two well behaved dogs are permitted per property this must be arranged prior to arrival. Short breaks of less than a week may be available during some periods, please enquire for more information.
The Isle of Colonsay is a superb family or group getaway offering exciting outdoor activities from wildlife boat trips and surfing to walking, cycling and golfing. The area is great for birdwatchers, who can be sure to spot rare species of bird living on the island including choughs and golden eagles. The scenery and landscape is a marvel in itself and no matter what the weather, it is guaranteed to impress.
The Caledonian MacBrayne car ferry service runs from the port of Oban to Colonsay six times a week during the summer months and three times a day in the winter. The journey takes two and a quarter hours. In the summer there are extra travel options on Wednesdays and Saturdays on ferries from Kennacraig, travelling via port Islay. A train service from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban returns three times a day and an air service to Oban makes two return flights a week on a Tuesday and Thursday.