Welcome to the Old Mill, Isle of Colonsay.


The Old Mill is a charmingly restored water-mill and a very comfortable self-catering cottage on one of the most stunning (and secret) isles of the Inner Hebrides. Nestling in a protected, wooded glen, it retains its original water wheel.

Sleeps 8 (in 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and another downstairs loo). It has a large kitchen/diner and a very large reception room with plenty of sitting space and a library area well stocked with books.

Comfortably furnished inside and with a large garden and lovely views of distant Loch Fada, this is a great place for a family holiday. Dogs welcome.

  • Self-catering cottage
  • 4 bedrooms - sleeps 8
  • Large woodland garden with swing
  • Free wi-fi internet; there is no telephone or TV, but there is an excellent signal for mobile phones if you really can't escape from them!
  • Loch views
  • Very dog-friendly - max 2 please but more by request
  • Ample parking
  • Central island location
  • Large entertaining space
  • Perfectly placed to attend the Folk Festival, Ceol Cholasa and Colonsay Festival of Spring and Colonsay Book festival
  • Birdwatcher and walker’s paradise
  • Fishing permits available for the lochs
  • Harbour provides shelter for boats, yachts etc
  • Island cycle hire available
  • Amazing walks from the front door

Perfectly placed for all local attractions:

  • Kiloran Bay: one of Scotland’s finest beaches.
  • The golf course
  • Colonsay House’s beautiful historic gardens.
  • Access (at low tide) to the RSPB-run island of Oransay and its astonishing Priory.
  • Perfectly placed to access all events of Ceol Cholasa, Colonsay Festival of Spring and Colonsay Book festival
  • The Harbour, the island shop, the island post office and the Colonsay hotel
  • Saturday night's traditional island ceilidh (summer only) in the village hall.

What are you waiting for? Book or enquire now!

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