Jack’s Alt-Stays | Alternative Eco-Cabins – Coming to Millport, Spring 2022

Alternative Eco-Cabins

Our Cabins are the next generation of tourist accommodation in Scotland.

Gone are the days of carbon-churning hotels, dusty B&Bs, and basic glamping pods.

We think of our unique Cabin concept as being at a crossroads where quirky interior design and smart-home tech meets eco-consciousness in a stunning island setting, creating an unforgettable travel experience.

We’re launching in Spring 2022.

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FAQs

We’ll be setting up our cabins in Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae, which is known as Scotland’s “Most Accessible” Island. The exact location is top secret for now, but all will be revealed soon.

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

We’re working towards launching our business in Spring 2022. Our prototype cabin’s build is nearing completion!

Sign-up to be the first to hear about progress updates, our official launch, and for the chance to win free stays!

Absolutely. We love dogs!

Some of our cabins will be dog-friendly and some will be pet-free, to suit everybody.

The environment is at the heart of every decision we make.

The Eco-Cabins will be built locally using sustainable materials and will be powered by 100% renewable energy. We’ll also have 10 trees planted for every booking made.

Here’s our Climate Action Plan.

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

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

We don’t accept large group bookings, stag dos, or hen dos.

Here’s what we’re all about

We are two cousins with a shared passion for adventure, quirky stays, 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.

Coming to Millport, Isle of Cumbrae in Spring 2022.

Meet the Jacks

“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…

From the beginning, we wanted to bring you on our exciting journey with us. That’s why we’re taking our cameras and capturing every step of the way.

Here’s Episode 3 of our Eco-Cabin Build Journey YouTube Series.

In this episode, we continue following the cabin build as the front door, internal walls, electrics, and plumbing are all installed, and we attempt to construct a bed. Trust me, you don’t want to miss that.

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Proudly Climate Positive

Through partnering with Ecologi, we’ll have 10 trees planted for every booking made at Jack’s. Here’s our impact so far:

Jacks Alt-Stays Ecologi Climate Impact

Where We’ll Be

We’re close to securing the perfect spot for our first site on the scenic Isle of Cumbrae. The exact location is top secret for now, but all will be revealed soon! 

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The Jacks’ Latest Blog Posts

Everything you need to know before a visit to Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae, and much more.

Our Eco-Cabin Build Journey

So, IT BEGINS – we’re officially on the road to our first site of Alternative Eco-Cabins. How exciting!… but also kind of terrifying. All I can really say is, we’ve got a hell of a long way to go. As I write this, it’s currently the 3rd of May 2021 and things are just starting …

Deep Dive: The Alternative Eco-Cabin Concept

It’s Alternative and it’s Eco. I’m taking you on a deep dive into our Next Generation Tourist Accommodation concept, covering what it’s all about, how it’s evolved, and how we got to this point.

SCOTTISH EDGE - YOUNG EDGE WINNERS! 🎉

We’re buzzing to announce that we are one of the winners in the Young EDGE Category, taking home an incredible prize of £10,000!

This crucial prize and package of expert business support will help us create our first new job role in Millport and successfully launch our unique tourist accommodation family business in Spring 2022.

Cheers!

Adam & Daniel

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“Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, High-growth entrepreneurial talent” - scottishedge.com

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#ScottishEDGE #EDGE18 #YoungEDGE #BusinessCompetition #BusinessPitching #StartUp #BusinessStartUp #Entrepreneur #ScotlandEntrepreneur

SCOTTISH EDGE - YOUNG EDGE WINNERS! 🎉

We’re buzzing to announce that we are one of the winners in the Young EDGE Category, taking home an incredible prize of £10,000!

This crucial prize and package of expert business support will help us create our first new job role in Millport and successfully launch our unique tourist accommodation family business in Spring 2022.

Cheers!

Adam & Daniel

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“Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, High-growth entrepreneurial talent” - scottishedge.com

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#ScottishEDGE #EDGE18 #YoungEDGE #BusinessCompetition #BusinessPitching #StartUp #BusinessStartUp #Entrepreneur #ScotlandEntrepreneur
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Diving into the Christmas season like…

Who’s looking forward to this years festivities? 🎅🏻

Honey the mini dachshund 🍯 is our official mascot for ‘The Hive’ cabin and she’s well buzzing for her first Christmas. 

Here she is taking an unfortunate tumble at the park over the weekend. 

#TheHive #Honey #TheHiveCabin #JacksAltStays

Diving into the Christmas season like…

Who’s looking forward to this years festivities? 🎅🏻

Honey the mini dachshund 🍯 is our official mascot for ‘The Hive’ cabin and she’s well buzzing for her first Christmas.

Here she is taking an unfortunate tumble at the park over the weekend.

#TheHive #Honey #TheHiveCabin #JacksAltStays
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Daniel doing what he does best… ☕️

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🎥 Watch the full episode: [LINK IN BIO]

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#CabinBuild #BuildJourney #EcoCabin #BuildProgress #BuildProcess #CabinConstruction #EcoBuild #SustainableBuild

Daniel doing what he does best… ☕️

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🎥 Watch the full episode: [LINK IN BIO]

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#CabinBuild #BuildJourney #EcoCabin #BuildProgress #BuildProcess #CabinConstruction #EcoBuild #SustainableBuild
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Here’s what happened when we were let loose in the cabin with a flatpack bed and a drill. 🔩

We won’t lie, it didn’t go at smoothly as we’d imagined… 🤦‍♂️

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🎥 Watch the full episode on YouTube [LINK IN BIO]

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#CabinBuild #BuildJourney #EcoCabin #BuildProgress #BuildProcess #CabinConstruction #EcoBuild #SustainableBuild

Here’s what happened when we were let loose in the cabin with a flatpack bed and a drill. 🔩

We won’t lie, it didn’t go at smoothly as we’d imagined… 🤦‍♂️

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🎥 Watch the full episode on YouTube [LINK IN BIO]

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#CabinBuild #BuildJourney #EcoCabin #BuildProgress #BuildProcess #CabinConstruction #EcoBuild #SustainableBuild
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🎥 Episode 3 of our Cabin Build Journey series is live now on YouTube [LINK IN BIO]

Here's what's in store...

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#CabinBuild #BuildJourney #EcoCabin #BuildProgress #BuildProcess #CabinConstruction #EcoBuild #SustainableBuild

🎥 Episode 3 of our Cabin Build Journey series is live now on YouTube [LINK IN BIO]

Here's what's in store...

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#CabinBuild #BuildJourney #EcoCabin #BuildProgress #BuildProcess #CabinConstruction #EcoBuild #SustainableBuild
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