Life Around Uvie Farm

Everything you need to know about the surrounding area.

Transport

Trains

Newtonmore is the nearest train station and that connects you to the main cities of Edinburgh & Glasgow, as well as their respective airports.

The Caledonian Sleeper service will have you arriving at Euston refreshed and ready to go before 8am. 

Planes

The nearest Airport is Inverness which serves the UK and also has a handy flight to Amsterdam for international connection there. Edinburgh International Airport is 2 hours away by car.

Automobiles

Inverness  and Fort William are only an hours’ scenic drive away.

There is an Esso petrol station in Newtonmore.

Shopping

Local Shops

There are a few local shops and a Cooperative Store and a greater variety further up the road in Kingussie

Supermarkets

For your bigger shop, Tesco and Aldi have stores in Aviemore which is a 30 minute drive.

Retail Therapy

For a day out at the shops and maybe a meal, then Inverness is only an hour by train or car and it has everything you would expect. Edinburgh is close enough for a day out if you want all the shops and more.

Education

There is a primary school in nearby Newtonmore with around 100 pupils and conducts classes in a choice of English or Gaelic medium. There is another in Kingussie, along with a high school.

Several of Scotland’s leading public schools are also within a couple of hours drive for weekend visits.

Health

Laggan Medical Practice is 4 miles away with surgeries 6 days a week.

There are community  hospitals in Kingussie and Pitlochry with larger ones in Fort William and Inverness.