Download The Coig app to discover the best of Ayrshire and the Firth of Clyde on-the-go!

Explore all five mainland and island destinations of the Shiel, the Shire, the Arran, the Bute and the Cumbrae – each with their own distinct flavour. Immerse yourself in local culture through music, song, stories and audio guides.

A travel and cultural guide, The Coig app helps you find the most interesting sights and places as well as the stories, songs and music behind them – all while you’re on the move and making memories.

Works Offline

Download routes and channels in advance of your trip for seamless offline functionality. Perfect if you don’t have a data package and for areas where connectivity is poor.

Explore For Free

Access all content within the app for free.

Detailed Maps

Our detailed maps let you easily see what's near your current location, allowing you to explore with confidence. Never feel lost, no matter how far off the beaten track you go.

Curated Tours

Our walking, cycling and driving tours have been carefully curated by local experts who know the area best. Uncover the unmissable, hidden gems of each of the five Coig areas and learn about what makes them so special.

Five-Star Rating and Recommendations

Designed to help you find the best experiences, as chosen by other users.

Tailor Your Trip

Powerful map filters let you tailor your trip, whether you want to discover a hidden gem, find a scenic view, marvel at a natural wonder or admire a historic building. Or even just locate the closest car park!

Share your trip with others

Make your journeys even more memorable by adding photos you’ve taken along the way into your personalised Travel Journal.

Audio to Accompany You

Be moved by music and songs shaped by the area you’re visiting. Enjoy stories about the surrounding people and places, and use audio walking routes to learn whilst you travel.

01 The Shire
Songs of Robert Burns

Alongside world-renowned offerings such as Auld Lang Syne, explore Burns’ romantic ballads, politically-fraught protest songs, and more up-tempo tunes full of gallows humour. Performed by a collection of modern artists esteemed for their contributions to traditional Scottish music, in a combination of broad Scots and standard English dialect.

Songs of Robert Burns
Auld Lang Syne
Ae Fond Kiss
Rattlin' Roarin' Willie
04 The Bute
Mount Stuart Staff

Learn more about Mount Stuart from the people who know most about one of Scotland's most spectacular stately homes

Mount Stuart Staff
The Many Wonders Inside Mount Stuart
The Next Generation of Horticulturalists and Gardeners
The Coig
Jacobite Song

Immerse yourself in the history of the Jacobite rebellions through Scotland's rich song culture in both Gaelic and Scots. From poetry of the great Gaelic bards of the 18th century to Robert Burns, these songs paint a picture of this colourful and tragic period in Scottish history.

Jacobite Song
Cam' Ye Ower Frae France
Gude Claret/Wee Hieland Laddie
An Fhideag Airgid
Contemporary Trad

A selection of finest traditional, Gaelic and folk music in Scotland today. Discover contemporary and innovative global music with roots in the Scottish tradition. These artists may be playing at a festival near you!

Contemporary Trad
Gie's a Drink
Celtic Thunder
A Whisky Kiss