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Large and mountainous island located in the Firth of Clyde between Ayr and Kintyre



Jura House And Walled Garden

When the Campbells of Jura built Jura House and its adjacent walled garden, they picked a lovely spot on its south shore.
Isle Of Jura
Argyll And Bute
PA60 7XY


Jura Island Tours

We offer short tours and full island tours with a range of tour stops taking in the history, culture, wildlife and stunning beauty.
Isle of Jura
PA60 7XU


Auchagallon Stone Circle FREE

This ancient burial place dates to about 4,000 years ago. Fifteen upright sandstone slabs lie at the edge of a large stone cairn.
4m north of Blackwaterfoot on the West side of Arran
KA27 8DZ


Kilpatrick Dun FREE

The ruins of a circular drystone homestead of unknown date, with a more recent enclosure wall. Walk of half mile to site.
1m South of Blackwaterfoot on the West side of Arran
KA27 8EY


Machrie Moor Stone Circles FREE

The remains of five stone circles of Bronze Age date. This is one of the most important sites of its kind in Britain.
3m North of Blackwaterfoot on the West side of Arran
KA27 8DX


Moss Farm Road Stone Circle FREE

The remains of a Bronze Age cairn surrounded by a stone circle.
3m North of Blackwaterfoot on the West side of Arran
KA27 8DX


Brodick Castle, Garden And Country Park

The quintessential Victorian ‘Highland’ estate, Brodick Castle on the Isle of Arran is the perfect place for a family day out.
Isle of Arran
KA27 8HY


Skipness Castle And Chapel FREE

Skipness Castle was begun in the early 13th century, when Argyll was ruled not by Scotland but by Norway.
PA29 6UX


Jura Development Trust Island Guide

Situated in the Southern Inner Hebrides, just off the west coast of Scotland, The Island of Jura is one of Scotland’s hidden gems.
Isle of Jura
PA60 7XG


Jura Distillery

Since 1963, we’ve used our tall stills to produce uniquely crafted whiskies that reflect the story of a distillery reborn.
Isle of Jura
PA60 7XT


Carn Ban FREE

One of the most famous of the Neolithic long cairns of south-west Scotland. Walk of four miles to site.
3.5m North East of Lagg on the West of Arran
KA27 8SL


Gulf Of Corryvreckan And Whirlpool

It is possible for tourists to visit the site by way of boat trips from local harbours.
Isle of Jura
PA60 7XN


Torrylin Cairn FREE

A Neolithic chambered cairn, with four compartments visible.
0.25m South East of Lagg on the South of Arran
KA27 8PQ


Lochranza Castle FREE

A fine tower house, a 16th-century reconstruction of a late 12th-century hall house.
At the northern coast of Arran, off the coastal route
KA27 8HL


Kilberry Sculptured Stones FREE

A collection of late-medieval sculptured stones gathered from the Kilberry estate.
At Kilberry Castle, 17m SSW of Lochgilphead
on the west coast of Knapdale off the B8024
PA29 6YD


Torr A'Chaisteal Fort FREE

A circular Iron Age fort on a ridge.
4m North of Blackwaterfoot on the South West side of Arran
KA27 8PD



Goatfell FREE

Wild, open Goatfell, at 874m (2,866ft), is the highest peak on Arran.
near Brodick, Isle of Arran
Ayrshire and Arran
KA27 8HY


Eas Mor Waterfall FREE

This forest walk climbs past a dramatic waterfall to reach a remote and peaceful hill loch. 2km, 1 hr moderate up/down hill walk.
Auchenhew Bridge
Isle of Arran
KA27 8SF


The Paps Of Jura FREE

Dominating the view of Jura from almost any direction are the three, distinctive and easily recognised, Paps of Jura.
Isle of Jura
PA60 7XX



Pirnmill Beach FREE

Pirnmill beach is beautiful - another very long stretch of winding sand that runs adjacent to the main road.
Isle of Arran
KA27 8HP


Kildonan Beach FREE

Kildonan is home to Silver Sands - probably the most beautiful beach on the island.
Isle of Arran
KA27 8SD


Blackwaterfoot FREE

Blackwaterfoot is a hamlet on the Isle of Arran.


Whiting Bay FREE

A lovely village with plenty of amenities and a pleasant shoreline made up of sand, pebbles and some great rock-pools.


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