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Address: Main Street, Newtonmore PH20 1DD, Scotland
Phone Number: 01540 673131
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Huge fun.

Basically you get a really good walk ( or several if you split it up a bit) with the added fun of spotting the Wildcats, it's a good laugh even without kids. We've been the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Colin M
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Basically you get a really good walk ( or several if you split it up a bit) with the added fun of spotting the Wildcats, it's a good laugh even without kids. We've been the walks plenty times and still keep finding new cats. Some are pretty cool , the skeleton one beside the osteopaths is a favourite. You don't... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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68 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I wish we knew about this when we first arrived in Newtonmore. We found out that they are all over the town in various places and there are over 100 of them found game especially with kids

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Thank JacquelineW15
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This is a great idea. It is really fun. Different painted wild cat are dotted about Newtonmore. You have to walk round the place search for the elusive wildcats. You get a book of the ones to find and a sheet/map to tick them off. Before you know it you have walked miles. The kids loved it. A unique experience...... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

We had great fun and 4 generations enjoyed this activity. Nearly all cats found over a 2 week period. Cats well hidden. Have to explore entire village.

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

At this time year the Wild cat centre is closed but the Post Office (over the road) sells the guide. Worth while picking up as it adds some more info to the 10km walk. The Walk. Park at the train station and you'll be able to either do the complete 10km or cut it into manageable 5km bites. Each section... More 

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moray scotland
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44 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Quite excited about doing this. The day we visited the shop was shut. No map or info available. Found about ten or so cats but was disappointed that the woods that apparently had a few in, was flooded and inaccessible in parts. Shame but the booklet could perhaps be available more widely and it would encourage more participation.

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Janet D, Manager at The Wildcat Experience, responded to this review

Sorry you found the Wildcat Centre closed the day you visited. The attraction is a community project and the Centre is run by local volunteers, so we cannot guarantee there will always be someone on duty. . There is, however, a sign at eye level on the door indicating that the Wildcat Experience TrackPacks are also available at the Post... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Nice 10k circular walk, not strenuous and can divide it down into sections. Liked the section along the river Spey in particular, goes through an SSSI meadow. Recommend you buy the walking guide from the wildcat centre in town, they serve it. Can do the walk without a guide as well signposted throughout

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

We rented a cottage in town and just found a map of the trail. We didn't go to the wildcat store to get the official wildcat map with the pictures. We mainly stayed on the trail that was on the hillside. It was a peaceful slightly hilly walk that the children and parents enjoyed. Some picturesque views and the wildcats... More 

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Thank JHTexan
Aviemore, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

is a good family day out searching for the cats all over newtonmore. all with different patterns and colours.

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Thank SusieGAviemore
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This was so much fun and a great way of exploring the village. Kids absolutely loved hunting for the cats and are five and eleven. The book and bag that comes with the pack are in daily use. I do hope the organisers take note of this however. i bought one pack between them, as a) the smaller child was... More 

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