Join RSPB Site Manager and Jura resident Louise Muir for an introduction to the wild island of Jura. Excellent chances of spotting red deer, eagles and otters. We will take a route through a crofting township and back along the shore. Meet at Craighouse village hall at 11am. Walks last approximately two hours. No need to book but may be weather dependent. Phone ahead if in … [Read more...] about RSPB Guided Walks Isle of Jura 2019
For those travelling to Jura with the Passenger Ferry from Tayvallich to Craighouse I'd like to point out a handy PDF which has all the necessary information and timetables to book your crossing from the mainland directly to Craighouse and back. This is for people, foot passengers, who do NOT travel via Islay. Click here to Download the PDF … [Read more...] about Jura Passenger Ferry Timetables PDF
A report in a recent Sunday Mail announced that a second Jura distillery has been proposed - with some high powered connections. Viscount Astor, David Cameron’s father-in-law, has applied to trademark Astor Whisky as well as Glenbatrick and and Corran River whiskies. Informal talks have taken place with Jura Community Council and a formal planning application to Argyll & Bute … [Read more...] about A Second Whisky Distillery on the Isle of Jura?
Giles Perring, owner of the Sound of Jura Studio in Knockrome, is organising the first House Concert on the 25th of June 2017. Giles: A few things have all come together at the right time to realise a longtime dream of bringing an audience into our studio for an intimate evening of wonderful music and an evening meal. A team of us has pooled energies to put together this … [Read more...] about Sound of Jura Studio House Concert
Together with the Islay Festival, which attracts whisky fans from all over the world to distillery open days on Islay, the Isle of Jura Distillery will celebrate their open day on Thursday 1st of June under the name Jura Tastival 2017. Tastival will see Jura’s only whisky distillery throw open its doors to put on a number of free and ticketed activities – from unique whisky … [Read more...] about Jura Tastival 2017