"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Saltcoats

Saltcoats (Scottish Gaelic: Baile an t-Salainn) is a small town on the west coast of North Ayrshire, Scotland. The name is derived from the town's earliest industry when salt was harvested from the sea water, carried out in small cottages along the shore.

Local authority: North Ayrshire Council

OS Grid Reference: NS245414

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Things to see and do in and around Saltcoats

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

Tourist Information

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

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

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Weather

Forecast for Wednesday 23 August

06:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1010
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation in and around Saltcoats

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