Visiting the Isle of Jura

If time allows, do consider a trip to the beautiful and scenic Isle of Jura.

The Jura Ferry operates from Port Askaig, a five minute car drive from Persabus.

You can view the ferry timetable here.

Ferries run fairly frequently throughout the day and don not need to be booked in advance.

Jura Guided

offers guided adventures with Grant, an islander, folk musician, crofter and fell runner. Grant leads adventures across Jura, from interesting and gentle wanders, to a day on the hills for experienced hikers.

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Tea on the Beach

Not only will you find Lussa Gin at the north end of Jura, Tea on the Beach is well worth a visit. Teas, coffee and delicious home baked cakes are on offer throughout the season from a horse trailer by the beach, simply help yourself and leave money in the honesty box.

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The Lussa Gin distillery

is located at the north end of the Isle of Jura, 25 miles along the single track road from the ferry.

Tours are available by appointment only, Monday to Friday, 11.30am and 2.30pm.

Lussa Gin is distilled, bottled and labelled by three women in a converted Stables building at Ardlussa at the north end of the Isle of Jura.

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Deer Island Rum

enjoy a trip to Jura’s Rum Distillery in Craighouse

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Camella Crafts

offers locally made crafts and gifts inspired by Jura’s beautiful landscape and nature.

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Jura Distillery

Founded in 1810 enjoy a visit to the island’s whisky distillery.

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Jura Parish Church

offers Sunday worship and is also home to a photographic display of the island’s population over the generations, offering a ‘mini museum’ experience.

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The Whisky Island Gallery

A photographic gallery showcasing the work of award-winning local photographer Konrad Borkowski.

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Deer below the Paps of Jura
Stag on the road
People dancing at Jura Distillery
Man on Paps of Jura
The snowy Paps of Jura
The Jura Ferry