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Afternoon Coffee

An excellent change of scene for Colonsay visitors. The garden is a dynamic contrast to the rest of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Gardens

Lovely mature gardens in the grounds of the Laird's house with a nice tea room and home made cakes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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PA61 7YU, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent change of scene for Colonsay visitors. The garden is a dynamic contrast to the rest of the isle. This is our 7th visit and it gets better. The new tables in the shaded areas gives some privacy as well as some protection from...More

Thank BRM123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely mature gardens in the grounds of the Laird's house with a nice tea room and home made cakes. Worth a visit but only open certain days.

Thank FoodiePenguin
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We visited Colonsay House on a fairly damp warm misty day - however it added to the atmosphere and did not retract from the visit. The tearoom was excellent - a bit like lumch in a friends large garden shed. Excellent small menu, home made...More

Thank hawthorn_11
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The woodland garden, with many different trails, is open every day but the gardens close to the house are only open to the public on some afternoons and at specific times of the year. You have to pay £2.50 to enter the latter. Some of...More

Thank aberdeenangler
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We took a long walk through the gardens, woods, and grounds of Colonsay House, using the map provided in the café, and enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere and flowing stream surrounded by many trees and ferns. We saw some roses and hydrangeas, but unfortunately for us...More

Thank Penny W
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Visited here a few times whilst here on holiday great place to walk our two Springer Spaniels there was plenty of places for them to run and streams to swim in

Thank Patrolsk1
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Ancient trees, tropical plants, hydrangeas, kitchen gardens and a lovely stream with ferns and moss. Lovely quiet spots to sit and stare, lots of birds and butterflies.

Thank CathyGilman
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Nice garden with a stream flowing middle of it. There is also a vegetable garden and some roses. I especially loved a woodland garden, it is such a peaceful and lovely place to walk on! Huge trees on the main garden are wonderful!

1  Thank SannaKe
Reviewed 3 August 2016

On a lovely day we visited the gardens and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Our grandchildren had a great time playing on the lawns while we looked at all the varied plants and trees.

Thank katymac2015
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We had a i page guide but would have appreciated a much more detailed guide as there are so many interesting species. Maybe one was available. we had limited time but enoyed home made scones in the cafe. Amazing tree and waiting to be climbed.

Thank McdonaldsLinlithgow
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Jane W
9 July 2017|
Response from aberdeenangler | Reviewed this property |
No. It is at least 15 minutes by car and I don't think there is any public transport on the island. However, locals are very friendly and the island is essentially crime-free so you could always try hitch-hiking.