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The Wildcat Experience

Main Street | The Wildcat Centre, Newtonmore PH20 1DD, Scotland
+44 1540 673131
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A nice walk exploring Newtonmore

On the recommendation of our hotelier, we decided to do the wildcat experience walk. The route is... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
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Great experience

Loved this adventure. Pick up a booklet from the local wildcat centre (tourist information) and see... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Angie C
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Main Street | The Wildcat Centre, Newtonmore PH20 1DD, Scotland
+44 1540 673131

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

On the recommendation of our hotelier, we decided to do the wildcat experience walk. The route is essentially an orbit of Newtonmore taking in a range of environments including a mountain river, a gorge, waterfalls, moorland, forests and urban. We really enjoyed the walk, it...More

Thank rgrogers42
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Loved this adventure. Pick up a booklet from the local wildcat centre (tourist information) and see how many painted wildcats you xan spot around the village. Great way to get out and exercise

Thank Angie C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I have visited Newtonmore every summer for the last four years and have gone cat hunting every year! It is fantastic fun, a great excuse/opportunity to get kids out walking and getting fresh air and completely addictive (in a good way!) This year I finally...More

Thank H7583BWmelanies
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great activity for children and adults, and a great way of exploring the local area. The volunteers staffing the office are friendly and knowledgable.

Thank Russell M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Myself and my 5 year old daughter enjoyed our afternoon hunting throughout Newtonmore for as many colourful wildcats as we would find. The small centre on the Main Street was where we bought our guide pack. We only had one afternoon there so managed to...More

Thank SDS23
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a great fun thing to do whilst seeing the village of Newton more and surrounding countryside. There are so many cats to find some easy and some hard to find. Kids will love it and gets them walking.

Thank anniebS8690OY
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Walked the full 10km trail. Really good mostly fairly flat route with some great views and lots of wildlife to see. Allow 4 hours though with stops to do the full circuit. Guide book recommended to get the best from the trail.

Thank Adam D
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

In order to make the most of this trail it is worth purchasing the guide from the centre, the post office or the glen hotel. Even though the backpack with carrier bag pen guide etc seemed designed for children it was well received by all....More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Quirky, but feels desperate for something to do in the area. We saw a couple riding bikes, looking for the cats. We saw 4 out of 132, without even trying;)

Thank AmieMo
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We had no idea about the Wild Cat Trail when we visited Newtonmore to look around Monarch of the Glen country.mi spotted a weird looking model painted on a roof, and we couldn't figure out what it was. My husband thought it was a raccoon!...More

Thank Lynn_259_13
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Lesley A
3 September 2016|
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Response from MATKent | Reviewed this property |
Correct , you stroll around Newtonmore looking for the painted cats , many painted by the local school children.