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beautiful and the whisky is not bad either

had a wonderful time on the island despite the rain - it actually added to the charm - great walks... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
Singapore, null, Singapore
Great Paps!

Took the ferry over to walk the Paps. Drove round ‘The Long Road’ and settled in a lay-by to walk... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

had a wonderful time on the island despite the rain - it actually added to the charm - great walks - great drinks - and lovely people - our hotel was fantastic too

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank amevoyageuse
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Took the ferry over to walk the Paps. Drove round ‘The Long Road’ and settled in a lay-by to walk up Evans Walk to Corra Bheinn. This hill, although very boggy on approach, is the best to climb with stunning views all round. Tackle the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jamiei2014
Reviewed 19 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank doosra2013
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Green all the way!!! A very quiet island, few inhabitants, nature is amazing. Green grass n trees. Eat at the Jura hotel, highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JPHaddad77
Reviewed 27 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Crabro
Reviewed 23 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank MDavidCrompton
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank sfrancesc2016
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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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