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) and public toilets.
FOOD FOR THE 2023 RACE
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. Breakfast (reservations preferred) served between 7.30am to 10am. Meals served from 12pm to 7.45pm (last orders). A reduced menu will be running to cope with demand.
Antlers Bistro. Open 8am to 8pm. Breakfast rolls until 11am, regular menu throughout the rest of the day.
Island Bakehouse. There will be a selection of delicious pies available on the day of the race from the Jura Brewery trailer which will be parked outside the shop.
Jura Community Store. There is a well-stocked Community shop in Craighouse. Open Monday-Saturday. See hours listed on the website. Will also be on open Sunday for the Fell Race weekend. Pre-orders welcome via the sheet on the website.
Tea on the Beach. 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. 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.
Runners Post-Race Food. There will be sandwiches, cake and a hot drink for every runner after the race.