Millport FSC Centre, Isle of Cumbrae, North Ayrshire, KA28 0EG
Call The Reception on 01475 531420 (Mon-Fri, 9am–5pm)
OverviewFSC Millport is a Field Studies Council centre located on the tiny Isle of Cumbrae off the west coast of Scotland. Right on the edge of the sea with breathtaking views across the Firth of Clyde to the mainland and other islands, you will get a real taste of island life. However, it is surprisingly accessible, just 1.5 hours from Glasgow including a 10 minute ferry journey from Largs. The centre sleeps 139 across 64 en suite rooms in two separate buildings. All types of bookings are welcome including singles, couples, groups of adults, families and extended family groups. Due to Covid-19, rooms are currently offered on a B&B basis at very reasonable rates. The accommodation was completely refurbished in 2016 to a very high standard. It has great eco credentials with a biomass boiler, a green roof and sensor lights in all common areas. The centre has received the ‘Good to Go’ mark in recognition of following government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.
Beds & Rooms:139: 13 x triple, 49 x twin, 2 x single. All en suite
Open:All year. Incl. Xmas & New Year
Price per night:B&B from £16pp.
Booking:Please enquire/book by e mail/phone. A deposit is required for all reservations, with full balance payable four weeks prior to arrival.
Directions:Take the M8 from Glasgow then the A737 and then the A760 which takes you directly to Largs. Many guests choose to leave their car in Largs, either in the car park on the main promenade next to the ferry port (use postcode KA30 8LZ) or on one of the back roads near the ferry terminal. For those who choose to bring their cars or coaches over on the ferry; when you come onto the island turn left, and stay on the coast road (do not take the right turn directing you into Millport 400m from the ferry). Stay on this road for 3 km and the centre is the first set of buildings you will see as you come into a 30mph zone.
Public Transport:Trains from Glasgow to Largs. The ferry is 100m from Largs station. The ferry takes 8 minutes, once on the Isle of Cumbrae there will be a bus waiting. The bus stops outside the centre.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
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Fancy escaping to an island this August Bank Holiday?
August 18th 2020
Come to FSC Millport on the tiny Isle of Cumbrae just 1.5 hours from Glasgow. All types of B & B bookings are welcome including singles, couples, groups of adults, families and extended family groups.
Just a 10 min ferry ride from Largs and you will be on the Isle of Cumbrae. Either leave your car at Largs or take it over on the ferry. Once on the Island FSC Millport is about 3 km along the coast. Situated right on the edge of the sea with breathtaking views across the Firth of Clyde to the mainland and other islands, you will get a real taste of island life.
B&B now possible at fantastic FSC Centre on a Scottish Island
August 11th 2020
FSC Millport on the the tiny Isle of Cumbrae off the west coast of Scotland have now opened their doors to B&B guests.
Now is the chance for individuals, couples and families to stay in this enchanting setting, right on the edge of the sea with breathtaking views across the Firth of Clyde.