Jura Distillery

Calling all malt whisky lovers! Join our May 2016 cruise for the Islay Festival of Music and Malt

Our new 10-night cruise to the Southern Hebrides will take in the whisky isles of Islay and Jura as they celebrate 200 years of malt whisky production. The best way to experience these unique distilleries is from the sea, reflecting the maritime flavour of the whiskies themselves. We are offering two departures for 2016 on May 21st and August 27th 2016 on board our new luxury vessel, The Glen Etive. The May date of the new cruise “Islay and the Southern Hebrides” is timed for the Islay Festival of Music and Malt, Fèis Ìle, from 20 – 28th May 2016 The cruise has a strong focus on whisky and local gourmet food produce, but… Read More

Highlighting Islay and Jura in the Southern Hebrides

The island group of Islay and Jura in the Southern Hebrides is one of the most wildlife-rich areas in the UK.  These are two fascinating islands with a complex geology and a wide range of plant and animal species. The intertidal areas and stunning shorelines, with a backdrop of dramatic mountain ranges provides magnificent scenery while supporting internationally significant populations of bird species  and animals such as otter, seals and red deer.  The islands enjoy the gentle pace of life typical of the Hebrides. Two of our cruise itineraries have the option of calling in at Islay and… Read More

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