Looking out over the beautiful Colonsay House gardens and facing the south, Pigs Paradise apartment on the Isle of Colonsay is roomy and elegantly decorated. The apartment provides an ideal base for a family or group of six looking to explore the charming island. With easy access to the extensive woodland gardens behind, exploration begins right on the doorstep. Just a few minutes from the apartment will take you to Colonsay’s sandy beaches, coastal walks and wildlife including grey seals, dolphins and otters. Walking and cycling are also popular options to see the still lochs and dramatic cliffs, home to thousands of nesting birds.
The beautifully laid out apartment sleeps six people over three bedrooms; one spacious double and two twins with brass framed beds. Antique style furniture throughout the apartment adds charm and characteristic, especially in the large sitting room with open log fire and comfortable sofas; an adjoining kitchen is fully fitted with general self-catering equipment and includes a dishwasher and microwave. There is also a bathroom with a shower. A communal laundrette opposite provides free use of washing machines and clothes dryers. There is ample parking for the apartments.
All bed linen and towels are included in booking. Short breaks are available throughout the whole year. No pets are allowed in the apartments. There is no access to the Colonsay House Gardens for any guests as the house remains a private residence.
Colonsay is one of the world’s most beautiful and unspoilt islands boasting some of the highest sunshine hours in the UK. The island has provisions for a wide variety of different activities based around the landscape, wildlife and outdoor activities. Try surfing on the stunning Kiloran Bay or go wildlife spotting on a boat tour. The golf course provides beautiful views and relaxation and for the more active a long walk or cycle can get you well acquainted with this lovely island.
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.