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

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.

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Newtonmore offers the visitor a wide range of activities within the village lying at the southern end of the Spey Valley in the Cairngorms National Park. Newtonmore is at the heart of the Scottish Highlands and is the original Geographical Centre of Scotland making it the ideal place for long or short breaks or to explore the surrounding area much of which has also been used in the filming of Monarch of the Glen.

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Newtonmore offers a wide range of excellent accommodation, including Hostels, Self-Catering, Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses and Hotels. All of our accommodation providers offer the highest level of service.

While in Newtonmore there is plenty to do. We have two Internationally known Museums in the village, the Highland Folk Museum showing life in the Highlands of Scotland and the Clan MacPherson Museum.

If you enjoyed the epic Outlander saga by the writer Diana Gabaldon which inspired the hugely successful TV series, come and visit some of the film locations or download the film locations map here.

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Throughout the year we have a host of events, including our own Highland Games and Clan MacPherson Rally, Guy Fawkes fireworks and a Torch Light Procession on New Year’s Eve including Fireworks and Music.

Newtonmore Shinty Team play most Saturdays at the Eilan. If golfing is your passion we have one of the best courses in the valley with spectacular views, and our famous Golf Week.

Unique to the village are both The Wildcat Trail, an orbital walk, and The Wildcat Experience, a treasure hunt which is great fun for children and adults. Organised walks throughout the year include a traditional New Year's Day Walk, along the Wildcat Trail.

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For those looking for more active pursuits, there are plenty of walks, and cycle routes from the village, and it is possible to go Hunting, Shooting and Fishing in the immediate area.

Check out the latest news for our exciting new project - the Newtonmore Art Project, an art installation to transform the village square.

Newtonmore is also home to the internationally known Meikles of Scotland who produce Stags Breath Whisky Liqueur.

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'The Hotel' Newtonmore (now Main's Care Home) was in fact one of several hotels built around the same time.

Craigellachie House, at the south end of the village, next to Main's Hotel, is reckoned to be the oldest house still in existence in Newtonmore.

This photograph of the Craig Mhor Hotel, in 1904, at first glance, shows an astonishing similarity with the Hotel today, with the same verandah, the same bay windows - very much the same look.




What to do in Newtonmore

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For local village walks you can download the Newtonmore Paths Leaflet