Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Tour Scotland Self Catering Holiday House Recommendation Colonsay Inner Hebrides

Tour Scotland self catering holiday house recommendation on Isle of Colonsay, Inner Hebrides, Scotland.

Highfield house has wonderful panoramic views to the Atlantic Ocean and a garden of a third of an acre to enjoy.There are 5/6 bedrooms accommodating 2 to 13 people as well as a modern fitted kitchen and two living rooms. Colonsay has glorious golden beaches, Kiloran Bay has been voted on of the beaches in the UK. It is also home to golden eagles, wild goats, colonies of seals and a huge range of flora and fauna. Amenities include a hotel, pub, café, bookshop and a local village shop. Many possible activities include walking, beach combing, drinks at the pub, kayaking, fishing, golf, cycling, eating out at the hotel or café, fast boat trips and of course most importantly relaxing away from it all. Colonsay is the ancestral home of Clan Macfie and the Colonsay branch of Clan MacNeil. There are a variety of ruined hill forts on the island such as Dùn Cholla and Dùn Meadhonach. The eighth century Riasg Buidhe Cross has been re-erected in the gardens of Colonsay House. St Cathan's Chapel may date from the 14th century. The ruins of the Chapel of St. Mary are little more than foundations and may date to an even earlier period. in 1549.

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