Barnhill from the water, Isle of Jura

Picture of Barnhill on Jura where George Orwell wrote 1984 seen from the water
Barnhill from the water, Isle of Jura

Probably the most famous house on Jura, Barnhill, where George Orwell wrote his famous book 1984. Here seen from the water during a boat trip to the Corryvreckan (where Orwell and his son got into serious trouble once).

52 thoughts on “Barnhill from the water, Isle of Jura

  1. Well, the inside is basic (for modern standards) as far as I know. I think it’s a gas powered fridge and oil lamps or something along those lines.

  2. I can’t remember how long it took to get there when we passed it while on our way to the Corryvreckan with WalkIslay a few years ago, but I’d say easily an hour or even more. Seeing it again from the boat was much faster and easier 😉

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