Visit Newtonmore, Scotland

Find out below everything you need to know about your stay in Newtonmore!

Where is Newtonmore on the Scotland Map and what is near to it?

The Village of Newtonmore in the Central Highlands, just off the A9 between Perth and Inverness.  Slightly over 40 miles North of Pitlochry, 15 miles South of Aviemore, 45 miles West on the A86 from Fort William and travel the A95 from the North East.

Which county is Newtonmore in, is it close to Cairngorm National Park and can you stay in the Cairngorms?

Newtonmore is located in the county of Inverness-shire, which is situated in the Cairngorms National Park.  There is a wide range of places to stay in the Cairngorms and accommodation to suit all needs.

What to do in Newtonmore and the top attractions to visit!

There’s a vast range of things to do, visit, experience and enjoy in and around Newtonmore, whether here to challenge yourself, learn history or culture or to simply relax.


  • Highland Folk Museum

  • Clan Macpherson Museum

  • Wildcat Trail and Experience

  • Various Trails & Mountain Routes

  • Mountain Biking & Wolftrax

  • Highland Wildlife Park

  • Loch Insh Watersports

Please visit our Activities page for details and Links for further information on the area.

What are the best things to do with children in Newtonmore?

There is plenty to do with children in and around Newtonmore, with lots of attractions including the Highland Folk Museum, an open air museum with activities and crafts for all ages to enjoy and the Wildcat Experience & Trail, a unique treasure-hunt style adventure with tremendous views of the Cairngorms National Park. There's also a number of local trails, walks and parks to enjoy with children, perfect to pack up a picnic and set off!

How to get to Newtonmore

Newtonmore is approximately 1 hour south of Inverness Airport. We can be reached via car, train, bus, bicycle or by foot.


​​Car: Travel by road as referenced above then drive along Main Street until you see the Balavil Hotel and the Co-operative supermarket. Opposite is Golf Course Road. Larick House is the 2nd property on the left.  


Train: Newtonmore Train Station is on the Mainline between Edinburgh/Glasgow and Inverness., 25 min Walk or Pickup can be arranged from Newtonmore or Kingussie (3 miles away). 


Bus: A number of services to/from Inverness stop in Newtonmore.  North and South Stops short walk from Larick.


​Bicycle - We're on the National Cycle Network Route 7. 

Walkers - Many tackle the Speyside or East Highland Way and choose to stay during their break.