THE COURSE

 

The 18-hole course is situated on indigenous machair, shortish grass growing in sandy soil, typical of the finest Scottish links golf courses.  When you arrive at the first tee, you will be struck by the beauty of the course’s setting.  Two beautiful, sandy Hebridean bays form the western fringe of the course: the first is called Traigh an Tobair Fhuair (“Bay of the Cold Well”).  The second is called Port Lobh (which, unfortunately, means “Malodorous Bay”).  Two burns traverse the course from east to west. From many points on the course, you can glimpse the sands of Ardskenish peninsular to the southwest.

GETTING TO COLONSAY

 

Colonsay is served by a CalMac Ferries Ltd. ferry service from the port of Oban five times a week in summer, four times a week in winter. The journey takes two and a quarter hours and is a beautiful one, passing between the mainland and the islands of Kererra and Mull and then sailing South and West past the islands of Seil, Luing, Scarba and Jura.

 

The ferry service has been greatly augmented in recent years and in summer it now runs almost daily. The owners of holiday accommodation try to be quite flexible but they do need to dovetail their bookings; so, since there is no specific "changeover" day that applies to every property it is worthwhile to study the booking charts or to contact the owners direct to ensure a "changeover" to suit both parties.  Ferry reservations are always important, but should be made as early as possible if you intend to arrive or depart on a Wednesday in high summer, since those services can be heavily subscribed.

 

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