Islay, Jura and Colonsay – A Historical Guide. The story of Islay, Jura, and Colonsay is one of the most fascinating among all the Hebrides. They have had substantial human occupation since earliest times and man has left many relics across the islands. With over 80 line illustrations and extensive maps and plans, the book brings to life these beautiful and fascinating islands. This book is a reprint of useful Historical guide for walking around Islay, Jura and Colonsay.