Can you stay on Jura?
You’ll find a huge range of fabulous places to stay and eat in Islay and Jura, many in stunning coastal locations. The accommodation options are diverse and plentiful.
Who owns the Jura Hotel?
Andy McCallum, who runs the Jura Hotel, said: “No other person would have invested what Greg Coffey is investing in this island. “There are probably more people up there than at Craighouse [the island’s main village]. It’s almost a 50 per cent population increase for two years.
How do you get to Jura?
Jura Island Tours run regular bus tours of the island (they can also be booked for private hires) or you can explore Jura by foot or bike. Either bring your bike across via the ferry from Islay or hire one from Jura Bike Hire at Craighouse. Plan a bus journey (456) on Jura.
Is Jura worth visiting?
The island’s distinctive peaks, the Paps of Jura, offer fantastic hillwalking, and intrepid hikers can explore the uninhabited – and otherwise inaccessible – west coast. The island is also home to the historic Isle of Jura distillery, which is well worth a visit.
Does anyone live on Jura?
Jura is sparsely populated and is currently inhabited by a little over 200 people. The main settlement is Craighouse on the east coast, in fact almost all the people live on the south and east coast. The west of the island is hard to access but offer some of the finest raised beaches in the world.
Who owns Jura Scotland?
Jura distillery is a Scotch whisky distillery on the island of Jura in the Inner Hebrides off the West Coast of Scotland. The distillery is owned by Glasgow founded and based Whyte and Mackay, which in turn is owned by Philippines-based Emperador Inc….Jura distillery.
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Do you need a car on Jura?
You don’t need a car to visit Jura. As mentioned previously, there is only one road, most of the island can only be explored on foot, and there’s a wee bus in operation. If that’s not enough to convince you to ditch your vehicle, there is also a local tour company to take you around the island.
Can you drive on Jura?
Jura is an island in Scotland’s Inner Hebrides close to the Isle of Islay. There are only 200 inhabitants on the island’s 142 square miles and visitors can explore the open landscape by taking a ferry from Port Askaig. The A846 offers an enjoyable drive or cycle along the east coast of the island.
Where to stay on the Isle of Jura?
The magical Isle of Jura is famous for deer, whisky, wilderness and warm hospitality, and the Jura Hotel is the perfect basecamp from which to explore the island. From the peaceful village of Craighouse, the Jura Hotel has breathtaking views across the water and is metres from the world-famous Jura Distillery. Book >.
When will the Jura hotel open in Scotland?
There are a number of suitable cottages, chalets and B&Bs to choose from as well as the popular Jura Hotel offering full Scottish breakfasts, lunches and evening lounge & bar meals. Hotel due to open 17th May with bookings for a minimum of 2 nights. Pub and beer garden opening 26th April, weather and midge dependent!
How many bedrooms are there in the justjura hotel?
Jura Hotel offers 18 bedrooms, residents lounge, restaurant, bar, pool & darts, beer garden and camping with coin operated showers & laundry facilities. Craighouse, PA60 7XU 01496 820243
Is Jura campsite still open 2021?
Campsite and facilities closed for 2021. Jura Hotel offers 18 bedrooms, residents lounge, restaurant, bar, pool & darts, beer garden and camping with coin operated showers & laundry facilities. Not currently taking bookings. Small, family-run bed and breakfast offering B&B rooms and glamping accommodation.