"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

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 24 October

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 1029
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1029
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1029
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 1026
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1026
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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