Getting Here

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Getting To Jura:

The most popular way of travelling to Jura is by Caledonian MacBrayne ferry to Islay thence to Jura. They make several crossings daily to Islay from Kennacraig ferry terminal on the Mull of Kintyre.
Arrival in Islay will be at either Port Ellen or Port Askaig. Port Askaig is the more convenient arrival point for Jura.

For sailing timetables see CalMac Timetables. Booking is essential if you are bringing your car. For enquiries phone Port Ellen 01496 302209 or Kennacraig 01880 730253

On arrival in Port Askaig, there is a regular ferry service to Feolin on Jura (non bookable). There is a timetable for the Port Askaig – Feolin service on the Calmac website. Go to ‘timetables and fares’ then scroll down to ‘other ferry operators’.

If you are travelling without a car, Citylink coaches leave from Glasgow’s Buchanan Street Bus Terminal, connecting with ferry departures from Kennacraig. The Glasgow-Campbeltown bus stops right at the Kennacraig ferry terminal. For timetables see Citylink Timetables.

On arrival in Jura, there is a bus service to Craighouse – for timetable information phone Garelochhead Coaches – 01436 810200


There is a regular daily air service to Islay from Glasgow Airport, provided by Flybe/Loganair.

For enquiries or bookings, see Flybe’s website  or phone Islay Airport on 01496 302022.

To book a through journey via London or other UK airports, can be used.

There is a regular bus service from the airport to Port Askaig.


The Jura Passanger Ferry runs from Easter until the end of September each year. It runs from Tayvallich direct to Craighouse in under one hour.
For details contact Nicol McKinnon.

For further information about transport please contact Charles.


Getting to Braeside – by Car:
Braeside, self-catering cottage sits about 50 metres up the hill from the village shop.

Drive 9 miles to Craighouse from Feolin Ferry entering the village with the distillery on your left and the back of the hotel on your right. Continue for a further 100 metres over a small bridge. The shop is now on your right and there is a left turn up the hill – take this road, past the Antlers tea room and Braeside is the first house on your right. The road is rather rough so drive carefully!!

Travelling by bus:
Take the bus directly from Port Askaig to the stop outside the shop. Braeside is the first house on the right up the hill.