Things to do on Jura

Walking

There are plenty of walking routes on the island, some that are clearer to follow than others, which offer the ideal opportunity to get away from all civilisation and explore the more remote areas of the island. 

A green paperback book of walks on Jura can be purchased on the ferry or in the bookshop in Bowmore on Islay which has maps and instructions for around 30 routes. 

 

Wildlife watching 

There is an abundance of wildlife on the island including otters, dolphins, seals, red deer, hen harriers, golden eagles, buzzards, gannets, wild goats and lots more. It is almost impossible to drive from one end of the island to another without seeing at least the red deer, seals and buzzards.

 

Jura Island Tours 

Tours of the island with Alex on his Mercedes mini coach with a full day cour covering -Jura People and Places' photo exhibition, 
Keils crofting township, Ancient burial site of Cillearnadill, Corran Sands, Scenic views the Paps of Jura, Lowlandmans Bay and Small Isles Bay, Lagg Drovers Road, Standing stones, Stunning views over Loch Tarbert, Red deer, Inverlussa, Tea on the Beach.

 

Jura Distillery Tour

Jura distillery is the only distillery on the island and is well worth a visit. The friendly staff lead tours twice a day and give you the opportunity to try plenty of different types.

 

Sea Kayaking

The Jura coastline is brilliant for sea kayaking, there are caves to explore and sheltered bays to paddle through with plenty of places to camp along the route. More information can be found on the Sea Kayak trips link on the "about Jura" page.

 

Sailing

As with the sea kayaking, the coastline of Jura offers great views and sheltered bays with a number of purpose built moorings. More information can be found on the Jura Development Trust website.

 

 

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