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Deeside Activity Park

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Address: Dess, Aboyne AB34 5BD, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1339 883536
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: 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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We turned up on the off-chance of there being something available to do on a cold and wet Tuesday in August for my family of 5. The nice reception lady said they were full but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We turned up on the off-chance of there being something available to do on a cold and wet Tuesday in August for my family of 5. The nice reception lady said they were full but would try and sort something out. After a chat with the owner we were able to do air-rifle shooting. Mr Howie took us over there... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Not to be forgotten, overlooked or ignored: the restaurant at Deeside Activity Park offers an OUTSTANDING all-day breakfast! We called in to the log-cabin style building just looking for a cup of coffee, but I could not resist the breakfast, and boy was it good. Perfectly cooked, very nicely presented, and generous in proportions: 3 rashers of bacon, 2 excellent... More 

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DAP3, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review, we look forward to welcoming you back at DAP soon. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We came here last Saturday as 2 couples. we did go karting together and the boys went off to do quad biking and us girls did archery, we had such a good time. Staff were very friendly, helpful and professional. We had great fun and was glad that it was just our group, made it more personal.

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DAP3, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you back at DAP soon. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Just had a mini grand prix with my wife and three teenage boys on the go carts. We had a blast and much laughter. Terrific fun. The staff were so friendly and welcoming. Thanks to Chris and Cilla.

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DAP3, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Mike & Laura you have a lovely family, it was a pleasure to be of service to you all. Chris aka Tom and myself had a blast with you too. When you coming back ? kind regards from Team DAP More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stayed in the Deeside farm accommodation at Christmas 2014 so popped into the activity park to organise shooting and to purchase some of the beef reared by the farm. My husband and his friend enjoyed participating in some clay shooting on the farm ground. I bought some of the beef and brought it home - it was so wonderful... More 

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DAP3, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to put a review in, we remember you coming , and was just thrilled knowing you had come over just for our Cairnton Aberdeen Angus Beef. So when are you coming back to stay with us at the farm? We look forward to being of service to you all again real soon,... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We have been visiting the Activity Centre during the winter for the Sunday Carvery, these are excellent, the Home Reared Cairnton Beef melts in the mouth. These Carveries usually run from around September and finish around Easter when the calving takes priority on the farm. This year however, Ken has been trying out a monthly Barbecue featuring the same cuts... More 

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DAP3, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Its always grand to get a good review, and we are all really pleased with this one. The whole team her at 'the Park' very much appreciate someone taking the time to write. So firstly, thank you very much to Jonathan W. Also thank you to all our other guests who are great supporters of what we are trying to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Tried a different sport...target shooting. High powered .22 rifles equipped with tele sites on a 25 metre range with assorted targets. A special thanks to Tobias, our instructor as he was very helpful and brought a lot of fun into the hour we spent on the range. We had lunch at the centre which was really good, a lot of... More 

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DAP3, General Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

We thank you for your review, I have passed on your kind comments to Toby too, he was just delighted. So when are you coming back to see us, maybe try some Clay Shooting the next time. kind regards Team DAP More 

Tain, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Called in here whilst visiting the area. We didn't participate in any of the activities but everything was free to watch. There's a lovely cafe/restaurant serving a good range of freshly cooked food at reasonable prices. We just had drinks and a cake and sat outside. There's a well stocked farm shop selling local produce, we bought some Lemon &... More 

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DAP3, General Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Why Thank you so much for your review, we all remember you both coming in past as part of Brit Stop, we are so glad to be a part of the Brit Stop because it enables Team DAP to show off our lovely setting. We look forward to your next visit real soon. kind regards from Team DAP. More 

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50 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Deeside Activity Centre run occasional barbecues, and we booked in for Sunday Lunch. Almost all the foodstuffs available were grown or reared on the estate and were absolutely gorgeous...! The pulled brisket was wonderfully tasty and the burgers and sausages were first-class too. The rib-eye steaks and chicken were well worth a try and the salads and tatties all perfect... More 

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DAP3, General Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we have just started doing the Sunday Summer BBQ's and its great to hear that we are getting it right, really glad you liked the pulled beef all of which is our very own Cairnton Aberdeen Angus Beef. Hope to see you at the next one , which is Sunday 12 July. kind... More 

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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Came here with my family - my young cousin through to my grandparents. We had a 2 hour session for archery, target shooting and Karting. The instructors were a great laugh and made sure everyone felt involved and knew what to do. Absolutely fantastic site, can't wait to go back and try the other activities :-)

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DAP3, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We look forward to your next visit with us here on Royal Deeside. Best Regards Team DAP More 

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