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Jura may be small but it has a lot to see. Easily reached by ferry but the roads are not fantastic. The scenery is beautiful and the people were friendly. Quiet and peaceful its a place to relax in. Lovely beaches and coastal areas to...More
After using the only method of reaching the Island, the Jura Ferry, you can drive along the main Road (don't worry you, can't get lost on it, its the only one). Only a few hundred metres of Road on Jura is wide enough for two...More
Jura has a feeling of being a real wilderness. The one road on the island is devoid of traffic except for the one town. Park and walk for 5 minutes and you feel completely isolated from civilisation. Wild eagles above and wild deer everywhere. Loved...More
Loved my 3 days on Jura, people so friendly & chatty.....like going back in time. We wild camped in our motorhome & were offered some smidge to combat the midges by a local walking his dog. Saw Otters at Corran bay & lots of red...More
The 4 minute ferry glide to the island is an experience in itself. We drove the Public single track road to the end then cycled hoping to get to the top of the island and see or hear the whirlpool at Corryvrekkin. We did neither...More
We were staying on Islay for a week and took the ferry over to Jura for a day. What an excellent decision!! All the people we met in the village Craighouse were very friendly and welcoming. The scenery was breathe taking - we saw about...More
For a beautiful peaceful time go for at least one day to Jura and just totally unwind - the drive along the road towards Talbert has the most gorgeous scenery - have a great lunch in the hotel - try and grab an outside table...More
Wow this really does take your breath away. As soon as you get off the ferry your greeted by beautiful wild red deer ( which apparently out number the islanders 30 to 1) and this carries on your whole trip.
The islanders are very friendly,...More
The best thing is either to drive up to Kennacraig and there take a ferry to Port Ellen (Islay West, 2 hours) or Port Allaig (Islay north, 2 hours), then from Port Allaig take the ferry for Jura (5 min). With a car, this is... More
The best thing is either to drive up to Kennacraig and there take a ferry to Port Ellen (Islay West, 2 hours) or Port Allaig (Islay north, 2 hours), then from Port Allaig take the ferry for Jura (5 min). With a car, this is the only possibility and the quickest.