in the Cairngorms National Park.
The Trail passes along the banks of three separate rivers, including the Spey, across moorland & through areas of well-established and more recently planted trees.
It goes through a gorge and past a beautiful
waterfall. There are magnificent views
of the Cairngorm and Monadhliath
Mountains from many sections of the path.
The path was named The Wildcat Trail because of the long association of Newtonmore and the surrounding area with the Scottish Wildcat.
The animal is known to breed and live in the area, both Clan Chattan and Clan Macpherson have the Scottish Wildcat as their emblem.
There are interpretative plaques sited at
various viewpoints round the Trail.
The path is accessible to the reasonably
t. There are stiles and gates to negotiate
may encounter stock where
the Trail crosses
Find out more here
"Thank you so much for your work on the Wildcat Trail and information. We had a wonderful trek and really enjoyed all of the gorgeous sights. This will be a very memorable day in our visit to this beautiful area." Allison & Nathaniel Tilden, Portland, Oregon
To see some winter photos of The Wildcat Trail go to
Descriptive Article in the Strathspey & Badenoch Herald http://www.strathspey-herald.co.uk/Features/Active-Outdoors/Tiger-trail-makes-the-purr-fect-outing-08102012.
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