Paps of Jura and Scalasaig church, Isle of Colonsay

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Picture of a view over an island, across the sea and to another island with three mountainsA view from an Islay walking week excursion to Colonsay, looking over towards Jura from the track between Scalasaig and Turraman Loch. The square building below is the parish church, just below it you can see parts of the roof of the Colonsay Hotel. On the hill on the right the Lord Colonsay monument, behind the hill on the right you can even catch a glimpse of Islay.

Rain shower and rainbow from the Colonsay to Islay ferry

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Picture of a heavy rain shower over the sea, a small rainbow below the cloudsA view north from the Colonsay to Islay ferry, returning from an excursion to Colonsay with the Islay walking week. A heavy rain shower is falling over the sea, also giving us a tiny rainbow.

Islay walking week walkers on the Strand returning to Colonsay

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Picture of a large group of walkers on a beach at low tide between two islandsAfter a visit to Oronsay Priory during the Islay walking week the walkers are on their way back to Colonsay across the Strand. This walk can only be completed when the tide is right and needs to be planned carefully.