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Newtonmore truckstop


B9150 at Newtonmore
(close to the A9)

Signposted from the road.


PH20 1BB

map and directions


Single site located at the side of the road.

The old Little Chef on the old line of the A9 at Newtonmore has been converted to a truckstop with a café and lorry parking.

Access is available in both directions and cars can park outside the restaurant.


Catering: Newtonmore Grill Amenities: Showers Outdoor Space: Grass area with picnic tables to left of restaurant; public footpath connections to village

Parking Prices

Short-stay free parking is available for all vehicles.

Overnight HGV parking is also available and is charged at £15 per night which includes a £5 meal voucher.

Fees can be paid in the restaurant.

This information is provided to us by third parties. You should always check with staff on site.

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
The Newtonmore Grill
Perth Road
PH20 1BB

Trivia and Design

Old colour picture of a bungalow in front of a mountain.
The restaurant building, pictured in the 1960s.

This site consists of the former Newtonmore Little ChefHistory restaurant, now known as Newtonmore Grill, positioned on what used to be the main A9 Perth to Inverness road. The village of Newtonmore and Kingussie were bypassed in 1979 when a new road opened to the south, meaning the site is now positioned on the B9150 and access from the A9 is situated a mile away.

After a lengthy battle with Highland Council, the current owners of the Newtonmore Grill received official truckstop signage on the main A9 in March 2023, qualifying it as an official facility.


The site began life as Saunders Garage, which gained the Little Chef restaurant next door in late 1971. The Little Chef lasted until around 1981, shortly after the new bypass opened, when the restaurant became the 'Chef's Grill'.

Saunders Garage was demolished in the early 1990s, with the land being used for HGV parking from around this time.

The restaurant was sold to new owners in 2010, with the restaurant becoming known as the Newtonmore Grill and Truckstop.


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