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The wildest and least inhabited of the Western Isles – there are many more red deer than people - the island is dominated at its western end by the Paps of Jura. The eastern end, past Barnhill where George Orwell wrote his famous novel '1984', is a good spot to watch the tide race of the Corryvreckan.

The isolated west coast has the best raised beaches in Britain. Both sea eagles and golden eagles breed here and you’ll have a good chance of seeing a hen harrier, a rare bird in elsewhere in the UK. Not to be missed is the Isle of Jura distillery at Craighouse. A range of accommodation is available

Ferry from Port Askaig on Islay.

Find out more on Jura from Wikipedia

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