Colonsay Gardens






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Explore the island and visit the Colonsay House Rhododendron and Woodland Garden.
  • Visit to a garden, considered as one of Scotland’s finest

  • See an exceptional variety of rhododendrons, trees and shrubs, also from the southern hemisphere

  • Stroll the garden and maybe enjoy a cup of tea in the café

  • Admire the many species of butterflies thriving amongst the many flowerings

Hebrides’ oasis

On a visit to Colonsay island, see this beautiful plant oasis. The garden of 20 acres is considered as one of the finest gardens in Scotland. It has an exceptional variety of plants including many exotic specie planted in the 1930s. Enjoy the flaming red pieris, abundance of hydrangea, and the beautiful camellia. Exploring the island further, see the Du Hirteach lighthouse. It’s the only thing standing between Colonsay and Canada.

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes. 

  • Walking information: Approximately 2 miles, some uneven surfaces and steps.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

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