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Address: Craighouse, PA60 7XT, Scotland
Phone Number: 01496 820601

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Bit of a pilgrimage...

I have enjoyed Jura single malt for many years - one of my faves. So coming to Jura to see the place itself has long been on the bucket list. A bit of a dull day and we had tried... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2013
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Distillery tour was very interesting & informative. Smelling the insides of used casks was great fun. Jura is definitely worth a day trip if you are staying on Islay. Unfortunately after a great tour the shop was not very generous with their samples. Staff seemed stressed and were very reluctant to share a second dram. On principle we decided not... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Jura isn't the most accessible distillery to get to, but it is worth it. The island itself is very friendly and the tour was great Danielle was our tour guide and she was very informative and entertaining. One of the better tours that we have been on.

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Auchinleck, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Our guide Fiona was lovely and friendly she made our trip very memorable. The whisky tasting was exceptional. Plenty of samples. The location was just beautiful and we had a lovely lunch in the restaurant next door where the staff were very helpful and friendly This location is a very worthwhile visit. The history of the distillery was fascinating.

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Ohio
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85 reviews 85 reviews
24 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Great whisky, friendly people, nice lunch at the restaurant...you want to do this. Just the ferry ride and drive to the distillery is worth the trip.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

If you are going to take the risk of taking several ferry rides and a long drive through deserted moorland you wouldn't want to arrive at the distillery that didn't feel warm and welcoming. Worry not ... the distillery and indeed pretty much anyone you meet on the Island is as friendly as you could hope for. The distillery is... More 

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Staffordshire, England
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

we didn't take the tour but the staff were really welcoming and very generous in their free samples. the distillery is in a lovely location and the little village is really traditional with everyone really, really friendly. if you get the chance please visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Scotland is the home of malt whisky and Islay and Jura are certainly known for their own particular style. Jura Whisky is one which may not be well know yet it is a dram well worth trying and once you have it could become a favorite. The distillery is small, in keeping with a Island whose population is only around... More 

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Manchester
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I have enjoyed Jura single malt for many years - one of my faves. So coming to Jura to see the place itself has long been on the bucket list. A bit of a dull day and we had tried, unsuccessfully, to book on the tour, as requested in the brochure, but no one would answer the phone on previous... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Having thoroughly enjoyed the delights of Islay whiskies, we made a day visit to the island of Jura. Arriving into Craighouse, the main centre on the island the forest two places you see are the juraDistillery and the Jura Hotel. The reception staff for visitors to the distillery were very friendly and very knowledgeable about the range of Jura whiskies.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Having read a few of the other reviews, I can only assume that the guide earlier in 2013 was a different one. I had my tour in August 2013 and our guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I've been to all Islay distilleries and some of them several times. They are all different and I agree that the Jura tour is... More 

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