• An Cridhe and the Coll Bunkhouse were built by Development Coll, a development trust dedicated to Coll’s development as an island and community, ensuring this beautiful island continues to prosper in the coming decades. An Cridhe sits at the ‘The Heart’ of Coll’s community, providing a warm space for community members and visitors alike to gather, relax and engage with other people and projects.

  • Studio Facilities Hire of studio space within Coll Bunkhouse – 52m2 lounge/kitchen with sink and storage space. Benefits from two...

    Studio Facilities

    Hire of studio space within Coll Bunkhouse – 52m2 lounge/kitchen with sink and storage space. Benefits from two sets of patio doors to maximise natural light. Building is newly built, is well-lit and heated throughout.  Available from 28th October 2024 to 15th March 2025.



    £350 per week. Includes cost of accommodation.


    Minimum Period

    1 week


    Maximum Period

    2 months


    Other facilities

    Kitchen, showers, WiFi, drying room, laundry facilities, all available on-site. Computer and photocopying available next door at An Cridhe.


    Support offered

    Networking opportunities with local artists, social events to get to know the local community.


    Promotional support offered

    Possibility to deliver classes, lectures/talks on the artist’s work to the local community. We can promote via our website, Facebook, newsletter and e-bulletins.


    Exhibition or other opportunities

    An Cridhe is a new community hall for performance, sports & social events, with flexible meeting & office accommodation for the Isle of Coll community & visitors. At its heart is a large, welcoming shared space with casual seating, exhibition & small library. We would be happy to provide exhibition space within the building.

    See www.ancridhe.com for further information.



    We are open to any forms of art, our previous residents have done some fantastic photography, craft style art projects using materials found on Coll. We do not have any specific requirements and are happy to open our doors to anyone who would be inspired by Coll and want to channel this into their art, which ever form it may take.


    Accommodation offered

    Accommodation is provided with the studio space at Coll Bunkhouse.  The artist would have a private room for the duration of the hire period, although full bunkhouse exclusivity cannot be guaranteed it is often quieter in these months. Studio Space at An Cridhe can also be provided. See www.collbunkhouse.com for further information.


    Alternative accommodation




    An Cridhe and the Coll Bunkhouse is located in Arinagour, the main village on the Isle of Coll. It is a 15 minute walk from the ferry terminal. There is no public transport on Coll, should somebody wish to explore the island a car is recommended, however An Cridhe and the Post Office rent out bikes as well.



    The Coll Bunkhouse and An Cridhe are fully accessible, all on one floor and both have accessible bathrooms available for use. We welcome animals in both buildings and both spaces are well lit. An Cridhe/Boll Bunkhouse is accessible via hard packed track although during periods of wet weather this does become scattered with puddles. Both buildings have ramps on entry. Quiet space is available in An Cridhe. 



    An Cridhe and the Coll Bunkhouse has Public and Product Liability insurance. Due to the nature of the Isle of Coll being accessible mainly by ferry (although a flight is available) and these ferries depending on weather, it would be recommended that the artist has travel insurance.


    For further details please visit ancridhe.com and collbunkhouse.com.

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