Coast That Shaped The World

Content rating
Everyone 10+
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About this app

Stories that reflect on the culture and heritage of our coastal communities and how they have helped shape the world. COAST is a community-led project coordinated by the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), working together with 32 local Story Gatherers covering the west coast of Scotland from Wester Ross and Lewis in the north to Arran and Kintyre in the south. Helping to sustain local communities, supporting them to protect and share the rich natural and cultural heritage through high-quality experiences – for both visitors and locals alike.

Story map - discover over 300 stories gathered by local
Narrated stories – listen to over 40 stories narrated by local storytellers
Nearby stories – visit Scotland’s west coast and discover the stories near you
Favourites – remember your favourite stories
Travel Journal – create a photo travel journal when you visit Scotland’s west coast

If you want to get in touch with the team regarding the project or the use of data on the website and app, please email

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Updated on
24 Aug 2023

Data safety

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No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
Location, App activity and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

What's new

Minor updates and bug fixes.