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:

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