Welcome to Cumbrae!
Scotland’s most accessible island
Millport is the perfect place for a lovely holiday. We have many types of accommodation to fit and suit your needs. Spend some time browsing our directory or see some of our favourites below.
Millport is full of fun sports and activities. From lovely walks to many different types of sports or places to visit. Have a look at some things to do below on your stay on the island.
It is wonderful looking back at old pictures of Millport and how times have changed or in some cases still the same all these years later. Just check out the beach in some of the shots below.
News & Events
Keep up to date with the latest Cumbrae news and find out about all upcoming events on the Island.
The 3rd Millport Marine Symposium is fast approaching and the programme of speakers has now been finalised! The conference event on Saturday 19th will feature 16 speakers from all fields of marine science and the diverse array of presentation topics on offer is sure to provide exciting opportunities to find out about some fantastic projects from both here in the UK and further afield.
This is the 25th year of Millport Country Music Festival and it looks like being the best ever! The festival will be held over the weekend of 30th August to 1st September 2019, with over 50 artists appearing on four stages, the grand parade, a dedicated line dancing venue, great food and drink, funfair and much more, all in the gorgeous town of Millport, right next to the award-winning Newton Beach. There really is something for everyone.
The Isle of Cumbrae, is the “Jewel in the Clyde” with something to suit everyone, no matter what you age or interest. With around 1,000 bicycles for hire on the Island it is not surprising that it is often referred to as the ‘Bicycle Island’. All the family can join in the pleasure of cycling and taking in the spectacular views to be found around each corner.
Sometimes referred to as the ‘Island of a Thousand Bicycles’, Cumbrae is a paradise for cyclists. Bring your own bikes across on the ferry or hire them from one of the three bike hire shops. There are bikes to suit all taste and ages, tricycles, tandems, mountain bikes, bikes with carriers, bikes with trailers to carry the kids, and even an eight seater bike to share with your friends.