HISTORY HERITAGE & ARCHAEOLOGY 2017

Newtonmore is at the heart of the Scottish Highlands and is the original Geographical Centre of Scotland making it the ideal place for long or short breaks or to explore the surrounding area. 


For a full list of attractions in the local vicinity please see here.



OUTLANDER FILMED IN NEWTONMORE!

Delve into the past and discover Scotland's stories...

From World Heritage Sites to ancient monuments, listed buildings to historic battlefields, cultural traditions to our myths, stories, and legends, the 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology will shine a spotlight on Scotland's greatest assets and icons, as well as our hidden gems.   

Discover a range of exciting events and activities during 2017 celebrating our traditional music, out storytelling, our world-renowned historic collections and our heritage heroes.


Many people across the world are lucky enough to have ancestral ties to Scotland - are you one of them? During 2017, go back in time and create your family tree, uncover the professions that kept your ancestors busy and visit the towns and streets where your ancestors once walked.


We invite you to come and explore our attractions, our people, our traditions and our distinct culture and make history with us!


For more details go to: www.visitscotland.com/about/themed-years

Attractions in Newtonmore

​Attractions in the vicinity

Due to its location at the very heart of the Scottish Highlands, attractions are easy to reach from Newtonmore in all directions. The village lies 14 miles south of Aviemore which hosts a multitude of different attractions.


For a full list of attractions in and around Aviemore please see here.


If you feel like travelling further, Newtonmore is an hour's journey from Inverness and Fort William, two hours from Aberdeen and Edinburgh, and three hours from Glasgow.  

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Newtonmore offers visitors a wide variety of activities within the village. There is a huge range of outdoor and indoor activities, to suit all tastes whether you are looking for active or gentle, physical or cerebral, there's something for everyone. 


For a full list of attractions within the village please see here. 


​Attractions further afield

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