Where to stay around Newtonmore?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 139 holiday lettings near Newtonmore. From 78 cottages to 33 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newtonmore is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Newtonmore?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Newtonmore. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Newtonmore Station: 198 holiday lettings
  • Cairngorms National Park: 329 holiday lettings
  • Loch Rannoch: 256 holiday lettings
  • Craigellachie National Nature Reserve: 269 holiday lettings
  • Original Loch Ness Monster Visitor Centre: 369 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Newtonmore listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Newtonmore?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 78 cottages in Newtonmore. Our other popular types of Newtonmore holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Newtonmore?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 30 holiday homes with pool available in Newtonmore. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday cottage in Newtonmore your home away from home

    Newtonmore is a village located in the beautiful Scottish Highlands. With a population of just 1,000, it is the perfect place to escape busy city life and enjoy the peace and quiet. There are a range of holiday cottages in Newtonmore and despite being a small village, it has a whole host of activities for all of the family to get stuck into. Active people wanting an outdoors-themed trip will get plenty from a holiday here with a wide range of pursuits for all ages. There are also plenty of traditional holiday time pursuits including the village’s very own Wildcat Experience (a treasure hunt for model cats). The holiday cottages in Newtonmore suit all family sizes and budgets. Features include BBQs, outdoor spaces, cable TV, pets welcome, and much more to make for a real home from home experience.

    Things to do

    -Wildlife: The Highland Wild Life Park in Newtonmore is a great place for both children and adults. The park is home to wolves, bison, and even a polar bear! Dog-led sleigh rides through the forests are an option to get very close to the Cairngorm Reindeer. Newtonmore holiday homes are also a good choice for bird watchers, thanks to sightings of Golden Eagles, Dotterel, Buzzards, Snow Bunting, Ptarmigan, and more.

    -Walking: The hiking and walking trails in the area are designed to suit all abilities. Some of the trails are short and relatively flat where as others, such as Raliabeag and Phones, are a little more challenging with it being boggy underfoot. The trail Creag Dubh is a hill cut away from the Grey Mountain range, from which deer and wild goats can be spotted. The views from the trails are worth the effort and great for photographers.

    -Festivals: The Newtonmore Highland Games are held each year on the first Saturday in August. Visitors in Newtonmore holiday homes are made most welcome with all of the community getting involved in the games creating an exciting atmosphere filled with the sound of bagpipes, people dancing, tossing the caber, and racing each other.

    -Family activities: Pony Riding is great way to see the open spaces and stunning scenes. There are plenty of opportunities for challenging adventures for keen and experienced riders and gentle excursions for novices. The Newtonmore Riding Centre organises plenty of treks and also offers carriage riding experiences.

    -Museums: There are various interesting museums in the town and surrounding area. The Highland Folk Museum exhibits the working and living conditions of the people who resided in the Highlands in the past, including how they built their homes, tilled the soil and the clothes they wore. Newtonmore also has another museum called Clan Macpherson Museum telling the story of the dynastic clan and their life in the area.

    Weather in Newtonmore

    In the summer temperatures have reached highs of 31°C but this is unusual. Generally summer temperatures average in the low-20s. The winter months see much colder temperatures, even as low as -12°C. The holiday homes in Newtonmore are equipped to be heated or cooled for all seasons.

    Travel to Newtonmore

    Centrally located in the Highlands, Newtonmore can be reached easily by road and rail. The train station is served by the night sleeper from London and there are also regular trains from Glasgow during the day. Newtonmore is also a stop on the Citylink coach services to Inverness from both Glasgow and Edinburgh. Being just under two miles from the A9, the main arterial road in the Highlands, it is also an easy drive.

    Activities and attractions in Newtonmore

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Newtonmore has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Newtonmore Golf Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
    • Highland Wildlife Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
    • Speyside Wildlife (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Newtonmore

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Newtonmore. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Loch Ness (19 mi / 30.5 km)
    • Loch Lochy (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
    • Loch an Eilein (22.1 mi / 35.5 km)
    • Loch Rannoch (22.6 mi / 36.3 km)
    • Craigellachie National Nature Reserve (22.8 mi / 36.6 km)
    • Rothiemurchus Estate Visitor Centre (23 mi / 37 km)