Available all year round, a perfect place to unwind and relax. Stunning views from the front room overlooking the bay where you can experience the beautiful sight of Seals, Red Deer & Otters.
Island View is situated in Craighouse approximately one mile from the island's shop and hotel. It is located 100ft from the shore and boasts stunning views across to Small Isles Bay. The house has undergone a complete refurbishment in recent years with separate shower room and bathroom. The property can accommodate six people across three bedrooms - one kingsize, one twin and a room with bunk beds..
It is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful and idyllic island.
There is an abundance of wildlife and the red deer outnumber the people by 30 to 1.
Otters and seals can be seen on most of the Jura shore line and a variety of birds of prey including sea and Golden eagles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.