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Walk on the wild side

Jura has a feeling of being a real wilderness. The one road on the island is devoid of traffic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
Just go!

Such a beautiful place, so peaceful and lots of walking to do. Very easy access from the mainland... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Victoria K
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Such a beautiful place, so peaceful and lots of walking to do. Very easy access from the mainland on foot or by car.

Thank Victoria K
Reviewed 15 June 2018

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

1  Thank CDGGaryRE
Reviewed 8 June 2018

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

Thank CAH1951
Reviewed 4 June 2018

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

Thank SFrances C
Reviewed 17 May 2018

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

Thank Virginia3960
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

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

Thank NannyDeeDee
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We have just been staying on Islay and spent one glorious day on Jura - I think we were the only tourists there together with vast numbers of beautiful red deer. The iews and island are stunning, wherever you look on the one road in...More

1  Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful island Jura is! There is only one track to the town on the island. It is beautiful and So picturesque! We even saw some dear along the road too! The town is also lovely. Everything you need in one little town!

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Our group of four spent many hours planning a September trip to the UK. After much research, we decided that we wanted to see an island or two in the Inner Hebrides, and Jura was highly recommended due to its beauty, small population and the...More

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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
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