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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.

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                                                                                                      Great house, cosy and caters for all ages

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                                                                                                      Just home from a lovely weekend away celebrating my Mum's 60th. I picked the Squirrels due to the location and there being 5 rooms and an enclosed garden for my young nephews. The owners have thought of everything; spare light bulbs, summer and winter duvets, DVD collection, children's cutlery, stair gate, hand wash.. to name a few. We used the log fire which was so cosy. We left the rest of the fire lighters for the next visitors. The beds and sofas were comfy and the garden furniture is lovely. Every room in the house is great and the keyboard brought us a lot of laughter! I'd definitely recommend a stay at the Squirrels and would love to stay again.
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                                                                                                      Wonderfull situated comfortable luxury house

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                                                                                                      With 10 people in the house it is good to have 4 bathrooms. The bedrooms are very spacious with comfortable beds and 3 out of 5 have a sitting corner as well. The views from the conservatory/diningroom are breathtaking. The landscape invites you for more then one walkingtrip. Inverness and Fort William are within one hour drive if you are in need of a city. Just enjoy!
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