Scotland's Road Trips


The Coig - The Cumbrae

10 miles / 16 km
Cumbrae Ferry Terminal and onto Millport – Fintry Point

It might only be 10 miles long but the Cumbrae touring route is packed with unforgettable sights and experiences. Pay a visit to Britain’s smallest cathedral, meet Scotland’s biggest (and tamest) crocodile, and enjoy the many delights of the marvellous town of Millport on this touring route – one of five to make up The Coig on the west of Scotland. Read on to find some of the best attractions to be enjoyed along the way.

  1. Millport

    Soak up the charm of Millport as you wander through the shops, cafes, pubs and beautiful Victorian promenade.

  2. Robertson Museum and Aquarium

    Discover everything there is to know about the marine wildlife around Cumbrae at the Robertson Museum and Aquarium.

  3. Farland Point

    Whether you bring your own bike or hire one from Millport's many cycle shops, chances are Farland Point will be one of your first stops on your pedal-powered tour of Cumbrae.

  4. Crocodile Rock

    One of Cumbrae’s best-loved landmarks, it's only in Scotland where the sight of a giant crocodile can amuse rather than alarm!

  5. Cathedral of the Isles

    It's Britain's smallest and the Cathedral of the Isles on the Isle of Cumbrae is a beautiful construction, created in the Gothic Revival architectural style.

  6. Garrison House

    Explore the colourful history of the islands at Garrison House, home to the Museum of the Cumbraes.

  7. Newton Beach

    With sparkling white sands, Millport's Newton Beach is the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy the views of the Clyde Estuary and Little Cumbrae.

  8. Isle of Cumbrae Distillers

    Come and sample the inaugural bottling of the handcrafted Nostalgin at the Isle of Cumbrae Distillers. 

  9. Fintry Bay

    If you're exploring Cumbrae by boot or bike, Fintry Bay makes an ideal spot to stop and refuel. 

  10. HMS Shearwater Monument

    The HMS Shearwater monument commemorates two midshipmen who tragically lost their lives when they drowned in the bay in 1844.

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