Jack’s Alt-Stays | Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide (In Progress)

We are currently drafting up our Jack’s Alt-Stays Accessibility guide, which will be available on this page prior to our launch, later this summer.

The text on this page can be read aloud by Talkify. Simply click this link and enter the page URL: jacksaltstays.co.uk/accessibility-guide

If you need any help with this page or have any questions about accessibility at Jack’s, please get in touch by emailing [email protected] or calling 0141 4881 559. We’re always happy to help.

Accessing Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae

We’ve written a full guide on How to Get to Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, but here is some more information specific to accessible travel to the island, and our site.

The ferry journey from Largs to Cumbrae takes approximately 8 minutes and costs £3.60 return. Ferries run every 30 minutes in the winter and every 15 minutes in the summer.

1. Accessing the Largs Ferry Terminal

The Largs Ferry terminal can be reached by public transport or car.


a) Reaching Largs Ferry Terminal by Train 

There are regular trains from Glasgow Central to Largs. The journey takes approximately 50 minutes.

Here are ScotRail’s Accessible Travel Information and Schedule and Fare Information.

The distance from Largs train station to the Largs ferry terminal is approximately 300 Metres, consisting of fairly flat pavement, crossing three roads. The pavement route from the side opposite the station’s front entrance has two pedestrian crossings. Taxis are available at the taxi rank outside the station.


b) Reaching Largs Ferry Terminal by Bus

Stagecoach and McGill’s buses both stop on Largs main street by the Co-op, right around the corner from the Cumbrae ferry ticket office.

Here are the 585 Stagecoach and the 901/904/906 McGills timetables.

Here are Stagecoach’s Accessibility FAQs and and McGills’ Accessibility Information.


c) Reaching Largs Ferry Terminal by Car

Here is the Ferry Terminal address on Google Maps. Largs is only a 40-minute drive from Ayr, 1-hour from Glasgow, or 2-hours from Edinburgh.

There is very limited street parking nearby the ferry terminal, however, is a paid public car park just along the promenade. More information on the Largs Seafront Car Park here.

2. Accessing the Ferry

The Cal Mac staff offer passenger assistance if required.

The Largs ferry terminal can be contacted on 01475 674 134 for any accessibility enquiries. Here is Cal Mac’s Assisted Travel Guide.

3. Accessing Millport Town from the Cumbrae Ferry Slip

You can reach Millport town by either bus or taxi.


a) Reaching Millport town by Bus

Buses meet every incoming ferry and take visitors into Millport town. The bus ride takes approximately 10 minutes and costs £3.50 return.

For more information about travelling by bus in Millport please visit Millport Motors’ Website here or you can call them on 01475 530 555.


b) Reaching Millport town by Taxi

You can arrange a taxi from the Cumbrae Ferry slip to Millport with Cumbrae Cabs by calling 01475 530666. Cumbrae Cabs have a wide range of taxis available from 5-seater taxis to 9-seater minibuses and wheelchair-accessible taxis are also available.

4. Accessing Jack’s Alt-Stays from Millport Town

The nearest bus stop to Jack’s Alt-Stays is across from Garrison House. Please ask the bus driver to let you off at the Garrison House bus stop.

The bus stop is 300 metres from our site. The route consists of a flat tarmac pavement with a moderate incline and one road crossing.

If you are taking a taxi, the driver will take you directly to our site.

Our address is Jack’s Alt-Stays, College Street, Millport, KA28 0HE. Click here for a Google Maps route.

Please call us on 0141 4881 559 if you need any assistance.

5. Accessibility on the Jack’s Alt-Stays site

TBC soon – Please call us on 0141 4881 559 if you have any questions about accessibility at Jack’s.

6. Accessibility in the Jack’s Alt-Stays Cabins

TBC soon – Please call us on 0141 4881 559 if you have any questions about accessibility at Jack’s.