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Jura PassengerFerry for all

Visit the spectacular Isle of Jura, we’re less than an hour away from Tayvallich, on the Knapdale peninsula.

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The Perfect Way to Sail Safe and Sound ...of Jura!

When legendary George Orwell wrote 1984 on Jura, as well as describing the island as an unforgettable place, he also said it was very ungettable... not any more!

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The One and Only Wayto Go Direct to Jura

The Jura Passenger Ferry runs from 29th March until 25th September 2017. Tickets cost £20 each way. Under 5's travel free. Book online now.
Bus timetable Glasgow - Tayvallich (change at Lochgilphead) - Glasgow Mondays • Wednesdays • Fridays 425 service Lochgilphead to Tayvallich Click Here

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About Us

Bringing the people
to Jura. Together.

The Jura Passenger Ferry - or Shannick - is a Stormforce 11, the flagship of Redbay Boats in Ireland that offer the best that RIBs can offer. The deep V hull offers maximum stability and comfort with seating for 12 passengers and 2 crew.

The hard top guarantees you’ll stay warm and dry with wrap around views letting you sit back and enjoy the ever changing views, wildlife and historical sites. This is a journey you will never forget.

The Jura Passenger Ferry is run by the Jura Development Trust, a community-run charity dedicated to improving the quality of life on Jura and ensuring that we can influence future developments which will affect us all.

You can find out more at www.juradevelopment.co.uk

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Tickets are £20 each way. Children under 5 go free.
Bikes and dogs travel free.

All passengers should arrive minimum 10 minutes before departure time.

If your preferred sailing is fully booked, contact us directly on 07768 450 000 to check availability.

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It is advisable to book your 926 Glasgow bus service, CLICK HERE to make a booking If you are traveling by car, please use the car park ACROSS from the Tayvallich Village Hall, at the far end of the village.

Bikes and dogs travel free.

In the interests of safety, anyone who suffers from back or neck problems is advised not to travel with us.

All passengers should arrive minimum 10 minutes before departure time.

March 29th until September 25th 2017

NO TUESDAY SAILINGS

For full details including bus connections to Lochgilphead, Oban and Glasgow visit our timetable page.

Sail Times

Select another date to check availability

Make a booking

Tickets are £20 each way. Children under 5 go free.
Bikes and dogs travel free.

All passengers should arrive minimum 10 minutes before departure time.

If your preferred sailing is fully booked, contact us directly on 07768 450 000 to check availability.

One Way

Return

Outbound Journey

Select outbound sailing:

Outbound party size:

Return Journey

Select return sailing:

Return party size:

If you need to cancel your booking please get in touch by phone

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Wildlife

As well as more than 5,000 deer, Jura offers a diverse range of wildlife.

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Landscape

Take a gentle stroll or a challenging climb – Jura has walks suitable for every fitness level.

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Jura Life

From Crofting to Heritage, experience Jura Life to the fullest.

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Jura Distillery

For a real taste of island life there's nowhere better to start than a tour of Isle of Jura Distillery.

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Getting Around

Whether strolling along the shore or heading for a challenging climb...Jura is a fantastic place to walk.

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Accommodation and Food

If you fancy an overnight stay or maybe a long weekend then you won’t be stuck for a cosy bed.

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Tayvallich

Spectacular Scenery

Situated at the head of Loch Sween, the idyllic village of Tayvallich is surrounded by spectacular scenery and is the perfect place for cycling and walking. The Tayvallich Inn is renowned for its seafood restaurant. Serving only the very best fresh produce Scotland has to offer, including locally caught, seasonal fish and shellfish.

The Tayvallich Shop

The Tayvallich Shop is open 9am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and 10am-5pm Sundays, closing for lunch 1-2pm each day. The shop stocks a huge range of fresh and frozen goods along with BBQ stuff, kids games, fishing gear, newspapers and a good range of wines and beers and, of course, whisky. Downstairs on the waterfront the Tayvallich Coffee Shop is open 9am til 5pm Monday to Saturday and 10am-5pm Sundays serving breakfasts, yummy cakes, scones, slices and meals all made on the premises.

http://www.tayvallichinn.com/

Beavers

Barnluasgan information centre is just off the Tayvallich road. It's the starting point for a visit to Dubh Loch. There you can see the first Scottish beavers for 400 years.

scottishbeavers.org.uk has more information and directions.

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Discover Jura

Discover the Isle of Jura - climb our famous paps, visit our distillery and sample our whisky, try our wild venison and enjoy our company. Jura, the island of deer and George Orwell’s hideout, is less than an hour away from the Scottish mainland by high-speed RIB.

Check out our pages on:
Wildlife / Landscapes / Jura Life / Free Whisky / Getting around / Accommodation & food

For more info on all things Jura visit www.juradevelopment.co.uk.

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Events on Jura

Pick of the Season

Jura Music Festival

22nd - 24th September 2017

www.juramusicfestival.com

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Isle of Jura Fell Race - May

Covering 28km and 7 mountain sumits (including the Paps) the Fell Race is one of the toughest challenges in British hill racing.

Photograph by Kenneth Cameron

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Jura 10K and half marathon - July

Competitors set off from Jura Hall, racing to Corran Sands and back. While not quite as daunting as the Fell Race, the Jura 10K still boasts fantastic scenery along the shore side route. Join the competitors, Diùrachs and visitors, for an afternoon BBQ at the village hall.

Photograph by Kenneth Cameron

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Ardlussa Sports - July

The annual sports day includes the tug o’ war, the hammer throw and the tattie and spoon race - there’s fun to be had for adults and kids alike. If you’d rather not work up a sweat then why not take advantage of the food and drink on offer and join us for a ceilidh in the Jura Hall at night.

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Jura Regatta - August

With events ranging from the more traditional open water swim and sailing to the raft race, which sees competitors in fancy dress build their own vessels, there's something for everyone. Will you take the plunge?

Photograph by Kenneth Cameron

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Jura Music festival

Now in its 24th year, The Isle of Jura Musical Festival is a well-established favourite for lovers of the traditional music scene.

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