Saltcoats Beach

Saltcoats sandy beach is popular along with local walks and cycle-paths.

Saltcoats name is derived from the town’s earliest industry when salt was harvested from the sea water. The harbour built in 1680 ensured the town developed as a port trading in salt, fish and coal. The North Ayrshire Museum displays relics of the towns nautical past and on the archaeology, costume, transport, culture and country life with a reconstructed traditional Ayrshire cottage interior. After the turn of the twentieth century and the decline of salt panning in the town, Saltcoats became increasingly popular as a holiday destination.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Saltcoats Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 26 beaches in Ayrshire, or check our list of Ayrshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 11.5 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Feb 01heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 12.5 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Feb 02rain
Expect a temp in the range 8.2℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 8.9 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 9.5 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Feb 04lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Feb 05fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.6℃ to 6.5℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Feb 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.6℃ to 5.2℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (WSW)

Saltcoats weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Saltcoats Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Saltcoats Beach is at Ardrossan 0.98 km (0.61 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 01:20 (Height 0.87m)
   High Tide at 07:12 (Height 2.55m)
   Low Tide at 13:48 (Height 1.08m)
   High Tide at 20:08 (Height 2.52m)
Wed 01 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:25 (Height 0.93m)
   High Tide at 08:34 (Height 2.55m)
   Low Tide at 14:58 (Height 1.01m)
   High Tide at 21:45 (Height 2.53m)
Thu 02 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:22 (Height 0.89m)
   High Tide at 09:54 (Height 2.69m)
   Low Tide at 15:53 (Height 0.86m)
   High Tide at 22:45 (Height 2.64m)
Fri 03 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:12 (Height 0.80m)
   High Tide at 10:47 (Height 2.89m)
   Low Tide at 16:39 (Height 0.71m)
   High Tide at 23:32 (Height 2.74m)
Sat 04 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:56 (Height 0.70m)
   High Tide at 11:29 (Height 3.05m)
   Low Tide at 17:18 (Height 0.61m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 00:12 (Height 2.80m)
   Low Tide at 05:35 (Height 0.64m)
   High Tide at 12:05 (Height 3.15m)
   Low Tide at 17:52 (Height 0.56m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 00:49 (Height 2.82m)
   Low Tide at 06:10 (Height 0.62m)
   High Tide at 12:39 (Height 3.21m)
   Low Tide at 18:23 (Height 0.54m)

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