Every time we visit jura, and that’s a lot of times in the last ten years, we visit the beach at the airstrip where we enjoy the views of the Small Isles Bay and enjoy the peace and quiet on this part of the island. You can reach this tranquill beach when you turn right [...]
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James Deane is from the neighbouring Isle of Islay and is a very talented photographer, although he started just a few years ago. You probably won’t believe me when you see the images here and on his website but it’s true. James visited the Isle of Jura early March and walked through miles of boggy [...]
The winter in this part of Scotland has been unusually cold with many days of snow and frosty nights. The gales that usually batter the island in the winter took a detour and what was left were a lot of sunny and crisp winter days. The Paps of Jura have been covered in snow for [...]
A limited edition of 1,300 bottles inspired by the famous Paps of Jura will be launched by one of the world’s top barmen from The Ritz in Paris. The launch of this very special Jura Paps edition will take place during the Islay Whisky Festival which includes the Jura Distillery as well. At the moment [...]
I found an interesting travel report today from the Moray Mountaineering Club who made a trip to Jura in an attempt to climb the Paps. There are a few nice pictures in the article and there is a link to more pictures on Flickr. About the journey they write: “On this occasion many people chose [...]
This is probably a view of the Paps of Jura that many of us will never see. Arra Fletcher who lives over at Port Askaig was kind enough to send me this stunning picture. Last sunday he told me that the weather was very cold and icy and he found Jura covered in snow late [...]