"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 Monday 21 January

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
ENE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1014
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 87%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
S
Pressure 1009
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
SSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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