"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Saltcoats Beach

A traditional sandy beach in a bay between the towns of Ardrossan and Saltcoats with spectacular views of the Clyde and Arran. Popular with locals and tourists. The water is shallow for several hundred metres from the shore. The beach is close to the town.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Glasgow

Local authority: North Ayrshire Council

OS Grid Reference: NS235419

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Things to see and do near Saltcoats Beach

  • North Ayrshire Museum (1m)
  • Hunterston Power Station (1m)
  • Metalart (Scotland) Ltd (4m)
  • Dalgarven Mill (4m)
  • The Big Idea (5m)
  • Magpie Mine (surface only) (5m)
  • Magnum Leisure Centre (5m)
  • Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine (5m)
  • Scottish Maritime Museum- Irvine (5m)
  • Eglinton Country Park (5m)

Tourist Information

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Tourist Information Point
St Columba Experience Heritage Centre
Gallowgate Street
Strathclyde
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KA30 8LX

Email info@visitscotland.com
http://www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/ayrshire-arran/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 21 July

06:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1003
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1003
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ESE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
ESE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ESE
Pressure 1004
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
E
Pressure 1005
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:10 BST
(03:10 GMT)
High Tide
11:05 BST
(10:05 GMT)
Low Tide
16:40 BST
(15:40 GMT)
High Tide
23:25 BST
(22:25 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A traditional sandy beach in a bay between the towns of Ardrossan and Saltcoats with spectacular views of the Clyde and Arran. Popular with locals and tourists. The water is shallow for several hundred metres from the shore. The beach is close to the town.

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