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“Fantastic day out!”

The Wildcat Experience
Ranked #5 of 10 things to do in Newtonmore
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Glasgow
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fantastic day out!”
Reviewed October 16, 2013

We had a really great day searching for the wildcats in Newtonmore. No moaning or dragging of feet despite the distance walked - Hoorah! Would definitely recommend to everyone with children (adults really enjoyed it too). Be warned though - it is very addictive!

Visited October 2013
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Fun”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

As we were staying in the village we walked the Wild Cat Trail one day. In itself a great activity and, although 10km in total, you don't have to walk it all in one go. There are plenty of places to join and leave - and super views of the surrounding mountains. We also had a go at The Wildcat Experience. Definitely great fun if you have young children - but great fun, too, for adults - and it becomes addictive!!!. Based around the village the object is to find as many of the cat statues as possible. Many are in front gardens, though some are a little less obvious to find!!!! You need to look up as well as down. It certainly encourages you to get to know the village as you have to investigate all the back lanes and paths. This year I believe there were 129 to find. We proudly found 76!!!! My partner might still be looking for the rest had we not 'run out of holiday'!

Visited August 2013
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Aviemore, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A great challenge for all ages”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

This is a great attraction and it's lovely to see families wandering around the village with their spotting kits!

Visited August 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wildcat Experience”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed looking for all the cats . We did it over 2 days, doing the hill walk and town first, then coming back to do the lower river walk and the parts of the town that we missed. It would have been nice to paint our own smaller cat to take home as a souvenir.

Visited July 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fun for all the family”
Reviewed September 16, 2012

Our daughter loved this - it is a form of Treasure Hunt whereby you mark on a map the location of the various life-sized painted cats that are hidden around the village. We also got caught up in spotting the cats. Some of the colours were quite similar which made them a little hard to identify.

Visited June 2012
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