Dower House Bed and Breakfast is situated in Newtonmore, at the geographical centre of Scotland. Newtonmore is a very well placed village, with excellent transport links, just off the A9 trunk road and with a main line train station. It is an easy and scenic drive from most parts of Scotland, and 1 hour from Inverness Airport.
The river Spey valley in which Newtonmore sits is known as Strath Spey, and is world famous as a Scotch Whisky making area.
Cairngorms National Park
Newtonmore is within the Cairngorms National Park which is a huge area of outstanding scenery, wildlife and recreational facilities, based around the Cairngorms mountain range.
The mountains, lochs and rivers around Newtonmore form a natural playground for anyone who enjoys outdoor sports including skiing, walking, mountain biking, kayaking, sailing, golf and landscape photography.
Laggan & Lochaber
In addition to being close to the main road through the Highlands, Newtonmore is on the A86 road linking to Lochaber on the West Coast, via Laggan. There are further touring opportunities to explore and enjoy the rugged mountain and coastal scenery of Scotland’s West Coast, including Ben Nevis and Glen Coe.
Inverness and the Far North
Inverness is known as the gateway to the North Highlands. From here roads lead to ferry terminals for the Orkneys, Western Isles and Skye. The northern Munros, hidden gems of beaches and some classic road journeys.
Nairn and North East Coast
Heading east over the Dava Moor into the enchanted landscapes that are filled with distilleries, busy farming villages, and towns. On the coast are quaint fishing villages and inspiring harbours of history.
Private Hire Cab Service
We offer a licenced private hire taxi service and can do airport and station collections and drop-offs as well as luggage transfers for walkers.