Need help with anything due to COVID-19 self-isolation?

Our community of local volunteers are here to help. We can pick up prescriptions or groceries and deliver them to your door, take your dog for a walk, give a friendly phone call or help in any way we can.

If you need anything, email cbuchan@churchofscotland.org.uk

Call Catherine on 01540 673238 or calll Elspeth on 01540 673239

Also willing to help:

Badenoch Shinty Memories 07743 686270 - Newtonmore Shinty Club - Community Councils


Leaflets with this information should be popping through your doors in the Newtonmore, Laggan & Dalwhinnie areas over the next day or so. All volunteers leafleting have been instructed with precautions to take to protect themselves & you. If you need help in any way, reach out. We have a large group of volunteers ready to help if we can. We are in this together. Keep safe.

Stay at home. Flatten the curve. Help the NHS. Protect the vulnerable.

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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

2020 Programme

Wednesday meetings are at 7.30 pm in Lesser Hall of Newtonmore Village Hall.

Wednesday 25 March Spring Show

Wednesday 15 April “Worth the Climb” Kirsten Gilmour from The Mountain Café, Aviemore

Wednesday 13 May Seedling and Plant Exchange

Friday 24 June Annual Outing (email for details)

Wednesday 15 July “Growing Native Species in a Small Garden” Heather McHaffie

Saturday 16 August Annual Flower and Produce Show

Wednesday 16 September Review of Show, Produce Supper and Members' recipes

Wednesday 21 October Louise Jones Cairngorm Connect

Wednesday 18 November Prue Pullen Borders Organic Gardeners

Wednesday 9 December Gardeners' Fling

Wednesday 11 February 2020 AGM

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.

BADENOCH & STRATHSPEY PIPE BAND: Our excellent local Pipe Band which plays regularly throughout the area. Contact: Pipe Major, Chris Thomson F Badenoch & Strathspey Pipe Band M m.me/badenochstrathspeypipeban

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.

CROILEAGAN BHAIDEANACH – NEWTONMORE PARENT, BABY & TODDLER GROUP: A playgroup which encourages the use of the Gaelic language. Meets in the Village Hall the mornings during term time. Contact: T 07479 533969 E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Link Facebook page “Newtonmore Toddlers”)

FLORAL ART CLUB: Meets in the St Brides Church Hall every 2nd Wednesday of each month from Mar to Nov. Not Jul and Aug. 2 Day Summer Show in Village Hall in July and a 2 Day Christmas Show in Talla nan Ros, Kingussie on 1st weekend in Dec. Contact: Yolande Robertson – 07754 143603

GARDENING CLUB: The Badenoch Gardening Club is nearly 30 years old and is the only active gardening club in Badenoch and Strathspey. 

GOLF CLUB: A delightful 18 hole course, set beside the River Spey. Open all year. Visitors and parties welcome. Contact: Heather Bruce, Secretary T 01540 673878 E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Link newtonmoregolf.com)

INDOOR BOWLING CLUB: Meets in the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays, both afternoon (1.45 for 2pm) and evening (6.45 for 7pm) from the start of October to April. NEW MEMBERS AND VISITORS WELCOME Contact: Chris Houghton T 07732 938217 E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NEWTONMORE CAMANACHD CLUB: Shinty is Scotland’s indigenous sport and Newtonmore is one of the most famous clubs. The clubhouse & playing fields at the Eilan, south end of village, are home to this successful club. Two teams play in the National Leagues and 3 other teams cater for all ages from primary school upwards. Contact: Stephen Gillligan – T 07500 926057 E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  (Link newtonmoreshinty.com)

NEWTONMORE & BADENOCH DRAMA GROUP: Is open to anyone 16 or up. They aim to run skill sessions throughout the year, aiming to create a few shows. Pantomime is their speciality, providing Christmas cheer to Newtonmore Village Hall.

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 Creag Dhubh. Contact: Tom Robertson T 01540 673348 or E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

TENNIS CLUB: The club is now into its second year and has already managed to attract over 100 members. It runs junior and adult social tennis evenings for members during the playing season and there are junior and adult coaching programmes on Friday afternoons. Information about open afternoons, tournaments, other tennis events, coaching and membership is available here (link web). The tennis club’s ambitious plans to resurface and floodlight its courts are progressing well. Visitors are most welcome to play on the tennis courts and should go to the nearby Balavil Hotel to pay the visitors’ fee and to gain the access code.

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. Contact: Barbara Cross T 01540 673301 E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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For local village walks you can download the Newtonmore Paths Leaflet