Directions to Newton Field Station

Please note this is a research facility and doesn't have any recreational functions or activities. For information about Scottish forests for recreation, please visit Forestry Commission Scotland website.

By road

From West A96 Inverness:

  • Follow A96 east towards Aberdeen
  • Pass through Nairn and Forres and Alves
  • Approximately 2 miles past Alves turn left onto the B9013 towards Burghead
  • Approximately 500m turn right into Newton Nursery
  • The entrance to the Field Station is behind the Forestry Commission Nursery.

From East A96 Elgin:

  • Take A96 west towards Inverness
  • Approximately 3 miles west of Elgin, turn right onto the B9013 towards Burghead
  • Approximately 500m turn right into Newton Nursery
  • The entrance to the Field Station is behind the Forestry Commission Nursery.

From A9 South:

  • Leave northbound A9 at Aviemore and take A95 to Grantown-on-Spey
  • From Grantown-on-Spey, follow A939 and then A940 to Forres
  • At Forres, take A96 east towards Elgin, pass through Alves
  • Approximately 2 miles past Alves, turn left onto the B9013 towards Burghead
  • Approximately 500m turn right into Newton Nursery
  • The entrance to the Field Station is behind the Forestry Commission Nursery.

By rail

  • Rail links to Elgin are via Inverness and Aberdeen
  • Field Station is a 10 minute taxi ride from Elgin to Newton.

By air

  • Airports are situated at Inverness (approximately 35 miles west) and Aberdeen (approximately 60 miles east)
  • A bus service runs from both airports to Elgin.

What's of interest

Address

Forest Research
Newton Research Office
Newton Nursery
Elgin
Morayshire IV30 8XR

Tel: 01343 543165
Fax: 01343 541135
Email:
research.newton@
forestry.gsi.gov.uk