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The village is a thriving community with a wide variety of clubs, societies and associations, catering for lots of hobbies and interests.

We have one of the strongest Shinty Clubs in Scotland, an excellent Golf Club, a thriving Drama Club, Cub Scouts, Brownies and Rainbows. If bowls, gardening or floral art interest you, we have clubs for them too. We also have a Gaelic Playgroup, an Out of School Club and a Junior Sports Club. Contact details are laid out below.

Abernethy Open Gardens

Abernethy Open Gardens


This annual charity event takes place on the last Sunday in June.

You can discover the treasures of the private gardens which are open to the public between 10am and 5pm, see gardens of different sizes, styles and uses, get ideas on garden design and the huge variety of plants that can be grown in the area.

Many of the gardens are set in the stunning views of the Strathspey and Cairngorms.

Tickets and a map showing the gardens that are open are available in advance and on the day, many of the gardens also offer light refreshments and/or plants for sale.

Toilet facilities are availble at a number of the locations.

 

Tickets are usually availble from:

  • Nethy Bridge Store & Post Office
  • Michael Mustard, Buther Nethy Bridge
  • Auchendean Lodge, Dulnain Bridge
  • Speyside Heatehr Centre, Skye of Curr
  • Ewe and Me, Grantown on Spey
  • Post office, Grantown on Spey
  • The Old Bridge Garage, Carrbridge
  • Caffe Bleu, Aviemore

 

Watch out for posters nearer the time, and check this page for details of the 2012 event.

Badenoch Gardening Club Programme

2019

Free for members, £2.50 for guests (includes refreshments)

Apart from June outing and Annual show, all meetings are on Wednesday 
@7.30pm in Newtonmore Lesser Hall, and guests are welcome


Badenoch Gardening Club – Programme 2019

Wednesday 27 March

*Spring Bulb Show*

Wednesday 17 April

*Easy Alpines to grow in Scotland - Julia Corden*

Wednesday 15 May

*Seed & Plant Exchange*

Monday 24 June

*Annual Outing - Perthshire Gardens*

Wednesday 17 July

*35 years at Cawdor -Derek Hosie*

Saturday 17 August

*Annual Flower & Produce Show*

Wednesday 18 September

*Review of Show, Produce Supper & Members’ Recipes*

Wednesday 23 October

*Badenoch Therapy Garden - Mary Stewart*

Wednesday 20 November

*Christmas Craft Workshop - Sue Thomas & Carole Gutteridge*

Wednesday 11 December

*Gardeners’ Fling*

For more information, check our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/BadenochGardeningClub/

or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Badenoch Gardening Club

Badenoch_Gardening_ClubThe Badenoch Gardening Club is nearly 30 years old and is the only active gardening club in Badenoch and Strathspey.

Clubs & Associations

The village is a thriving community with a wide variety of clubs, societies and associations, catering for lots of hobbies and interests.

We have one of the strongest Shinty Clubs in Scotland, an excellent Golf Club, a thriving Drama Group and, Brownies. If bowls, gardening or floral art interest you, we have clubs for them too. We also have a Gaelic Playgroup, a Curling Club, a Junior Sevens Club and a Mother & Toddler Playgroup, to name but some. Contact details are laid out below.

BADMINTON CLUB. Meets in the Primary School on Wednesdays, from October to April during school term times. 7.00 to 8.00pm, up to S1. 8.00 to 9.00pm, S2 and seniors. Contact: Andy Courts - 01540 670049.

BOWLING CLUB. Situated overlooking the golf course, the Bowling Club is open all week, has Club competitions on Wednesday and Friday evenings and competes in the District League.. Season: 1st Saturday in May to the end of September. Contact: Liz MacPhail - 01540 673021.

BRITISH LEGION. Open to all ex-service personnel and 1st generation families. There are social meetings throughout the year and the Legion organises the Annual Remembrance Day Service in the village. Contact: Robin Cattanach, tel no. 01540 673640.

CAMANACHD CLUB. (Shinty). The clubhouse & playing fields at the Eilan are home to his famous and successful club. Two teams play in the National Leagues and 3 other teams cater for all ages from primary school upwards. Contact: Ian Gibson - 01540 673048. Read more.

NEWTONMORE PARENT, BABY & TODDLER GROUP (CROILEAGAN BHAIDEANACH). A playgroup which encourages the use of the Gaelic language. Meets in the Primary School in the mornings during term time. Contact us on our Facebook page (newtonmore-toddlers) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DRAMA GROUP. Ages 8 and over are welcome. Meet in the Village Hall on Mondays from February to December. 6.00pm for children, 7.00pm for adults. Contact: Angela Cox - 01540 673817.

FLORAL ART CLUB. Meets in the Lesser Village Hall at 7.30pm on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from March to November. Contact: Mandy Mullender - 01540 673211.

GARDENING CLUB. Meets monthly in the Village Hall, with their superb Annual Show in August. Contact: Beth Alder - 01540 673213 Read more.

GOLF CLUB. A delightful 18 hole course, set beside the River Spey. Open all year. Visitors and parties are welcome. Secretary: Heather Bruce - 01540 673878.

INDOOR BOWLING CLUB. Meets in the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays, both afternoon and evening from the start of October to April Contact: Stuart Anderson - 01540 673802.

NEWTONMORE HIGHLAND GAMES COMMITTEE. Our annual traditional Highland Games are held on the Eilan, at the south end of the village, on the 1st Saturday in August. The Games coincide with the Clan MacPherson Rally and another special feature is the Hill Race up Craigdhu. Contact: Tom Robertson - 01540 673348 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PIPE BAND. Newtonmore's own, excellent Pipe Band which plays regularly throughout the area. Pipe Major: Chris Thomson - 01540 673996.

STRATHSPEY RUGBY CLUB. Contact: Pete Moore - 01540 673686 or web: strathspeyrugbyclub.com.

TENNIS CLUB. The tennis club has recently been reconstituted and has ambitious plans to resurface the three courts. We welcome visitors who can find out more information here...

VILLAGE HALL. The Village Hall has two sections in the same building - the Main Hall and, to the rear, the Lesser Hall.The hall is host to many activities and provides lets for indoor bowling, playgroup, drama group, dances, sales of work and many other events. The bookings list can be consulted at the Post Office. Contact: Barbara Cross - 01540 673301.

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For local village walks you can download the Newtonmore Paths Leaflet