Scottish Gaelic: Baile Ùr an t-Slèibh

A street in Newtonmore. In the distance are the Monadhliath mountains.
 Newtonmore shown within the Badenoch and Strathspey area
Population 982 
OS grid referenceNN715995
Council areaHighland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post town Newtonnmore
Postcode district PH20
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
List of places

Coordinates: 57°04′09″N 4°07′08″W / 57.0692°N 4.1188°W / 57.0692; -4.1188

Newtonmore (Scottish Gaelic: Baile Ùr an t-Slèibh pronounced [ˈb̊alɪ uːr ən tlɛː] ) is a village in the Highland council area of Scotland. It has a population of about 1650. The village is only a few miles from a location that is claimed to be the exact geographical centre of Scotland. Newtonmore railway station is managed by Abellio ScotRail and is on the Highland Main Line. Newtonmore has been bypassed by the A9 since 1979.



The village is home to The Wildcat Experience - a visitor attraction specially aimed at families with children. The attraction is based on a community arts project - everyone in the village had the chance to be involved.

Newtonmore is the site of the Highland Folk Museum.

Newtonmore was one of the locations used in the filming of Monarch of the Glen and is in Monarch Country.

Notable people from Newtonmore

See also

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