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Local Facilities 

Local Facilities


For newcomers, the following are all situated at Craighouse: camping field, showers, toilets, bar, hotel, distillery, cooperage, community shop, Antlers bistro, passenger ferry jetty, public car park (no overnight camping), public toilets and campervan zone on pier.


If you arrive on the island with nothing you will not go hungry. The following local eateries will ensure that you are fueled for racing and post race ceilidh dancing.

Jura Hotel:

  • Takeaway breakfast rolls until 09.30

  • Lunches daily 12.00 - 14.30

  • Dinners 18:30 – 20:30

Jura Hotel Shack in Camping Field:

  • Friday - Coffee and snacks

  • Saturday and Sunday Breakfast - filled rolls, coffee, granola, hot drinks, fruit juice.

Antlers Bistro:

  • Takeaway evening meals 18:00 – 20:00 

Island Bakehouse:

A new phenomenon to Jura, this self-taught baker will be doing pies, sausage rolls, focaccia sandwiches and sweet treats from Deer Island HQ - at The Pier Garage. 

Jura Community Store:

There is a well-stocked Community shop in Craighouse.

  • Monday to Saturday 09:00 – 17:00

  • Closed for lunch 13:30 – 14:30.

  • Sunday closed


Runners Post-Race Food:

There will be sandwiches, cake and a hot drink for every runner after the race.

Race Day Charity Stall in Cooperage:

In addition to the post-race food for runners there will also be a charity food stall in the cooperage.

Tea at Inverlussa Bay:

A journey up the east coast, you will find a beautiful wee sandy beach at Inverlussa. Park next to a field with a horse box where you can help yourself to tea, coffee and delicious home baking for a recommended donation of £5. If you are making a special journey, phone ahead to check opening 01496 820321. This is well worth a trip if you have the time.