Newtonmore Village is in the Scottish Highlands, in the Upper Spey Valley. For a peaceful relaxing getaway, a bed and breakfast in Newtonmore is ideal. Situated between the River Spey and the Cairngorm National Park, it is less than half an hour’s drive from Inverness.
This picturesque village is extremely popular with wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. For some family friendly fun within easy reach of your Newtonmore b and b, visit The Wild Cat Centre. From here you can pick up maps and head out on the Wild Cat Experience, a great outdoor activity which is lots of fun for the children. There are over a hundred cat statues hidden around the local area and your challenge is sto spot as many of them as you can. The Highland Wildlife Park offers a chance to meet local wildlife such as the Scottish wildcat, and those from much further afield, including a polar bear.
Golfers can enjoy a round at Newtonmore Golf Club and the nearby Highland Folk Museum provides a fascinating look at the history of the Highlands and the people who have lived there. Walking enthusiasts will not run out of local trails and walks to embark on during their time at a B&B in Newtonmore. The Wild Cat Trail is just one of many local walking trails which will lead you from your guesthouse out through the Cairngorms National Park. Other outdoor activities, including fishing on the Spey, horse-riding and cycling, are on offer in the immediate vicinity and beyond. Take a day to explore nearby Calder Falls and Glen Banchor.
Whether you want a rural retreat or a luxury bed and breakfast Newtonmore has something to suit. Spend your days breathing in the fresh Highlands air and burning off some calories, so every evening you can indulge in traditional fare, sample the local ales and end the night with a taste of some proper Scottish whiskey.