Jack’s Alt-Stays | Cabins in Millport – Coming early Autumn 2022

Alternative Eco-Cabins

Welcome to the next generation of self-catering accommodation in Scotland.

We think of our unique Cabin concept as being at a crossroads where quirky interior design meets eco-consciousness in a stunning island setting.

Coming to Millport, Isle of Cumbrae in early Autumn 2022.

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Where We’re At

The Isle of Cumbrae is known as “Scotland’s Most Accessible Island”. It’s only an 8-minute ferry trip from Largs.

You’ll find us on College Street, a short stroll from Millport town and seafront.

Jack’s Alt-Stays
College Street
Millport
KA28 0HE

How to Get Here

FAQs

We’re working towards launching our business in early Autumn 2022. Our prototype cabin is now complete and on site. Site preparations are nearing completion, and the next four cabins are on their way!

Check out our Cabin Build Journey YouTube Series.

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We’ll be setting up our cabins in Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae, which is known as Scotland’s “Most Accessible” Island.

You’ll find us on College Street, a short stroll from Millport town and seafront.

The island is only an 8-minute ferry journey over from Largs on the North Ayrshire coast. Here’s how to get there.

Absolutely. We love dogs! We have a labrador (Rudi, 8) and a miniature dachshund (Honey, 1) ourselves.

Four of our cabins will be dog-friendly and one will be pet-free, to suit everyone.

Creating an environmentally sustainable business has been our goal since day 1. It’s in our Founding Values.

The Eco-Cabins are being built locally, using sustainable materials and are powered by 100% renewable energy. We’ll also have 5 trees planted for every booking made, through our partnership with Ecologi.

Here’s our Climate Action Plan.

Yes! Some cabins will have a wood-fired hot tub, and there will be options without.

We say ‘wood-fired’… We’ll actually be using coffee logs, which are produced from 100% waste coffee grounds from cafes and restaurants.

See our “Wood-fired Hot Tubs – Surely They’re Not Eco?” blog post for more info.

Our cabins are perfect for couples and small family groups, seeking a unique and relaxing island escape.

Unfortunately, we don’t accept large group bookings such as stag dos, or hen dos.

Inclusivity & Accessibility is one of our Founding Values at Jack’s.

We’ve worked closely with the architects, builders and accessibility campaigners to ensure our site and cabins meet the accessibility standards of Building Regulations.

This includes plenty space to maneuver around inside each cabin, a designated disabled parking space, and a solid, low-gradient paving surface from the pavement and car park to one cabin, which also has a flat entry threshold.

We’re in the process of writing up our ‘Jack’s Alt-Stays Accessibility Guide’, which we’ll have available on this website before we launch in the summer.

In the meantime, feel free to get in touch any time if you have any questions about accessibility at Jack’s.

Here’s what we’re all about

We are two cousins – Daniel Jack & Adam Jack – who share a passion for adventure, unique experiences, and the environment. We believe in challenging the norm; in doing things a bit differently.

We’re on a mission to shake up Scotland’s tourist accommodation game with our unique ‘Alternative Eco-Cabin’ concept.

We’re launching our family business in early Autumn 2022.

“Glamping is old news. We’re challenging the idea of what a night away is, but more importantly, what it could be”

Daniel Jack

Our Journey So Far…

We’re taking our cameras and documenting every step of the way. In Episode 5 of our ‘Cabin Build Journey’ YouTube Series;

📍 We’ll reveal exactly where our site is gonna be located in Millport,

🥾 We’ll share the moment we first stepped foot on that site,

🛠 And, we get all the cabin furniture built and installed.

Proudly Climate Friendly

Through partnering with Ecologi, we’ll have 5 trees planted for every booking made at Jack’s. We also support carbon capture projects to offset our unavoidable carbon footprint. Here’s our impact so far:

20
Months

of Climate Impact

28
Tonnes

of Carbon Reduction

638
Trees

in Our Forest

Another successful Cabin Transport Day ✅ Cabins 2&3 are now over on-site in Millport!

Another successful Cabin Transport Day ✅ Cabins 2&3 are now over on-site in Millport! ...

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Here’s a sneak peek at our wall mural for The Reef 👀

We’re chuffed to bits with this one! 🐠 

We look forward to having talented artist @kfrbsart come to visit as she paints the murals for Cabins 2 & 3 over the next week 😅

More updates to come… stay tuned!

Here’s a sneak peek at our wall mural for The Reef 👀

We’re chuffed to bits with this one! 🐠

We look forward to having talented artist @kfrbsart come to visit as she paints the murals for Cabins 2 & 3 over the next week 😅

More updates to come… stay tuned!
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How is the build of cabins 2-5 coming along? 🤔

Check out our recent visit to the workshop! 🛠

How is the build of cabins 2-5 coming along? 🤔

Check out our recent visit to the workshop! 🛠
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We’re building 5 cabins in Millport! Check out our site progress 🛠

Our bookings are opening in a matter of weeks! So stay tuned 👀

We’re building 5 cabins in Millport! Check out our site progress 🛠

Our bookings are opening in a matter of weeks! So stay tuned 👀
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