The island of Cumbrae lies just off Largs, on the Ayrshire coast and is roughly 4 miles long and 2 miles wide.
Just a short ferry trip from Largs, Cumbrae is regarded as Scotland’s most accessible island.
The only settlement is Millport, which curves around an attractive hilly bay on the south coast. Millport boasts Britain's smallest cathedral which was completed in 1851 to a design by William Butterfield, one of the leading Gothic revival architects of the day. Cumbrae is a great spot for outdoor enthusiasts. With beautiful sandy beaches, nature trails and country roads, the island is ideal for families looking to explore by foot or bicycle.
The island is home to the sportscotland Nature Centre Cumbrae, Scotland’s premier watersports centre. Visitors can try their hand at a number of water-based activities that range from powerboating and kayaking to windsurfing.
Garrison House is home to the Museum of the Cumbraes and here you can learn about the history of Millport and the isles. Learn of 18th century smuggling tales and gain an insight into life on the island during the Secord World War. At the Robertson Museum & Aquarium, visitors can learn about the wide variety of marine life and local habitats on the island.
Little Cumbrae, the islet to the south of Millport, is privately owned.
Kames Bay is located on the southern coast of the Isle of Cumbrae.
Millport is the 'capital' of Cumbrae, a small island off the Ayrshire coast.
Newton beach sits on the seafront at Millport, on the island of Cumbrae.
Fairlie is a small resort on the north Ayrshire coast, 3 miles south of Largs.
Largs is a traditional holiday resort on the west coast of Scotland.
Largs beach faces the Firth of Clyde in North Ayrshire.
Portencross beach overlooks the Firth of Clyde in West Kilbride, Ayrshire.
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Seamill beach is located on the Ayrshire coast near the towns of Seamill and West Kilbride.
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