Its name comes from its former salt industry, when salt was harvested from the sea by the inhabitants living in small cottages along the coastline.
Today, it is known for its rocky beaches, wind harvesting energy, turbulent weather and seas, and railway station.
People Born in Saltcoats
Saltcoats in People's Lives
Heike Makatsch: I traveled here in 2000 to film scenes of the movie Late Night Shopping.