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Getting To Know The Three Towns

Getting To Know The Three Towns

The Three Towns known as Saltcoats, Stevenson and Ardrossan, are situated around the beautiful, beachy bay of Brodick. They are found just to the North West of the area of Kilwinning. Each town offer up an array of historic landmarks, shopping strips and lots of things to do and see and they are all conveniently located close to the Isle of Arran. Read the full story

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The History of Saltcoats Scotland

The History of Saltcoats Scotland

The history of Saltcoats in Scotland is one of an ancient small town, settling its inhabitants as they all try to make their way with various livelihoods. The area known as Saltcoats is a sea-faring port. Around 170 years or so ago, the town had few settlers and the ones that were there started the name Salt-cots. This was due to their humble, small cots or cottages in which they lived and worked, salt making in kettles. The salt was made for a various number of reasons, one was it was used to cure and preserve fish that had been caught. Read the full story

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