West Coast Waters is a collaboration of all west coast DMOs and tourism organisations collectively representing over 2,500 tourism interests across the west coast of Scotland. It is supported by the key public agencies and travel partners in the area.



First and foremost, businesses and visitors alike should follow all current guidance to minimise the spread of the virus and keep the public safe. 
You can also get the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Scotland at the Scottish Government website.

VisitScotland Statement Regarding Covid-19
On 23 March, the UK and Scottish Governments announced that everyone should stay at home with no unnecessary journeys or social contact.

For businesses, all non-essential premises must close in the effort to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). This includes, but is not limited to:

~ Hotels, hostels, B&Bs, campsites and boarding houses for commercial use

~ Restaurants, cafes and public houses

~ Caravan parks/sites for commercial uses

~ Museums and galleries

For businesses in the area, please visit link for most up-to-date information >  www.visitscotland.org/supporting-your-business/advice/coronavirus


West Coast Waters has been created to encourage people to celebrate the stunning west coast of Scotland, by getting in the water, on the water or being near the water. The perfect tie in to VisitScotland's Year of Coast and Waters 2020, but specifically recognising the diverse landscapes and wealth of activities the west coast offers.

We hope to be welcoming you later 2020 but for now Stay Safe.


A note of thanks to our content contributors. Photography credit: Oscar McBurney. Video credit: morroccomedia.com
All imagery and photography licensed to West Coast Waters and VisitScotland.

(Content cannot be used without permission For all media enquiries, please contact us.)

Our Public Sector Partners

Visit ScotlandHighlands and Islands EnterpriseArgyll & Bute CouncilScottish Natural HeritageCaledonian MacBrayneScotrailLoch Lomond & The Trossachs National ParkUniversity of the Highlands & IslandsCapitenInterreg Atlantic AreaNorth Ayrshire CouncilInverclyde Council

Our DMOs

Wild About ArgyllDevelopment CollVisit ColonsayVisit CowalIsle of CumbraeDiscover TireeExplore KintyreHeart of ArgyllInveraray Marketing GroupIslay & JuraArgyll's Secret CoastLove Loch LomondMull & IonaOban & LornOuter HebridesOutdoor Capital of the UKRoad to the IslesSail ScotlandMy Skye TimeWest Highland PeninsulasVisitArranVisitButeWester RossWester Ross BiosphereWild Scotland


Outer Hebrides
Skye & Lochalsh
Wester Ross
Argyll & Inner Hebrides
Loch Lomond, Firth of Clyde & Clyde Islands
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