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Address: Dess | Banchory, Aboyne AB34 5BD, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 1339 883536
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

Based on Royal Deeside in Grampian, Aberdeenshire we offer a range of...

Based on Royal Deeside in Grampian, Aberdeenshire we offer a range of Outdoor and corporate teambuilding activities. From quad biking round our mud-splattered course and kart racing on our asphalt racing circuit, to hitting the bullseye on our fully automatic archery range and breaking a clay at our clay shooting facility. We offer something for everyone from 8 years to 80 years. At the park there is also a coffee shop, conference room, children's play area and 3 self catering cottages.

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Great Time Karting

Took my teenage son and a couple of friends karting at Deeside. Donald met us and took us up to the track. He gave the lads a safety briefing, showed them how to use the karts... read more

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Westhill, United Kingdom
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Westhill, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took my teenage son and a couple of friends karting at Deeside. Donald met us and took us up to the track. He gave the lads a safety briefing, showed them how to use the karts and the safest way in and out of them, and got their helmets. Once they were all ready to go, Donald's colleague kept an... More 

Thank ScottishHoosier
Greater London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely time here trying different activities and having lunch at the wee cafe. Really had a wonderful time and cannot recommend the park highly enough. The staff and manager were friendly and hospitable. There is archery, clay pigeon shooting, go-karting, trout fishing plus many other activities. Truly a great day out for all the family. The Sunday carvery... More 

Thank Picturesofu
Deeside A, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Good afternoon, thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review about your visit here at the park. We are just honest hard working farming folk here and its lovely to see that being seen for what we do best, to meet and greet all our customer with a warm and friendly welcome to the Park here on... More 

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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great visit. Karting was really good fun: everyone enjoyed it, adults and teen-agers. Fun track, very well organised and friendly staff. Nice soup in the café. Coffee was ok but room for improvement there. Highly recommended for decent food and excellent karting.

Thank Alastair B
Oxford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome day here, we started off with an amazing carvery lunch, the best I've had in a long long time. Then we had a great time splashing through puddles on the quad bikes. All the staff were great, thanks to all for a lovely day!

Thank KKS1983
Deeside A, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your taking the time to give us a 5 star review today. We are delighted that you enjoyed your quad biking and our famous cairnton aberdeen angus carvery lunch, it really is farm to fork at its best. kind regards teamDAP More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Just back from a very special Steak Night at Deeside Activity Park. They only have a couple of these a year and they are always a sell out. The meat here is always top quality, and you can choose which cut and what size and then it is taken and grilled to your taste. Choose from a range of delicious... More 

Thank Jonathan W
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Visited for fly cup and enjoyed a lovely cup of tea and large scone. First visit but will definitely be back. Staff very friendly!

Thank _abhornethebrig
Deeside A, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Good day Just wanted to say thank you for taking the time to write a super 5 star review, i have passed your comments on the kitchen. We are all looking forward to having you back here really soon. did you know we do a carvery lunch on a sunday, and its Farmer Ken that is on the knife showing... More 

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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

my visit here was amazing. I visited here to kart with 5 friends and we had the track to ourselves for an hour and a half. we really enjoyed our time here. the out door track, although the not the biggest out door track in Britain, was a very satisfying track. nice corners and fast paced, by the third lap... More 

2 Thank Graham B
Deeside A, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Good afternoon Mr Graham B, Thank you for taking the time and giving us a 5 star review. We are glad that you think our Go Karting is rather special, as this is our most popular activite, well that and Quad Biking, we do say when people call to nake a booking, do you want to learn how to drive... More 

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65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Plenty parking, good access to main Aberdeen road, an hour from the A90, food was very good pre meeting, service was above average, staff are cheery and very helpful. This is an ideal location for a meeting (up to 60 people) of any kind.

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Deeside A, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Team DAP would like to thank you for your recent review about your visit to us at the Park, so glad that you found everything to your liking and you enjoyed our Famous Homemade Cairnton Aberdeen Angus Steak Pie. We are farmers first and foremost, so our Food offering is all about our very own Cairnton Aberdeen Angus Beef, and... More 

Ellon, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Run down place. Owner sometimes there. Sunday lunch expensive. Ok for burger and soup. Would not recommend their clootie pudding! Coke £1.50 for a tin. Toastie was burned today. Awful. The salad with it looked awful too. You can see into kitchen and it looks tired and run down

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Deeside A, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Dear Yvonneanddog, I'm really sorry you did not enjoy your visit, and I'll try to respond as best I can ! Firstly, you are right enough, that I am not always here, as I run the farm, with our pedigree Aberdeen Angus cattle, which is just up the road. It's the same Aberdeen Angus that we offer on our regular... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Having been visiting the area for 20 years, this is a new find for us. We spent one morning in the cafe deciding which activity to do - while having a freshly baked scone. We returned yesterday to do archery and target shooting. The staff were very friendly and we had a great time with both activities. With only 3... More 

Thank Lknreview
Deeside A, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your 5 star review on Trip adviser, its just great to hear how much you enjoyed coming for some Archery and Target Shooting with us last week. We look forward to seeing you back real soon folks kind regards Team DAP More 

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