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Deeside Activity Park

Address: Dess, Aboyne AB34 5BD, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1339 883536
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Ranked #2 of 7 Attractions in Aboyne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Game/ Entertainment Centers, Fun & Games
Owner description: Based on Royal Deeside in Grampian, Aberdeenshire we offer a range of Outdoor and corporate...
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Type: Game/ Entertainment Centers, Fun & Games
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
16 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We booked for the Burns Lunch. We have been to similar events elsewhere in the past that have not always measured up, but this was different. There appeared to be a capacity crowd, which gave a good atmosphere for a start. It was good to see the piper at the door to greet guests on arrival. We were quickly seated... More 

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Ballater
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Enjoyed another Sunday carvery at Deeside Activity Park today, food was fantastic, staff were fantastic and good value for £ too...cant fault it.

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femc8215, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Team DAP would like to thank you for taking the time to write this review, and we look forward to your next visit. kind regards Team DAP. More 

Aboyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Sitting where we were we could see into the food prep area. It didn't look as clean as I think it should have been and a guy kept walking into it with his wellie boots on. Staff had their hair loose and weren't wearing aprons. In the end the food wasn't all that great and a bit overpriced for what... More 

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femc8215, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

It's never good to get a poor review, and so, of course I am very sorry we didn't come up to your expectations. However, let me explain. Deeside Activity Park is part of our farm business. All of the beef is from our Cairnton Aberdeen Angus pedigree herd, and all of the produce in the kitchen is either produced on... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Great family experience. Tom was a very kind and understanding instructor and found the level of difficulty that suited us all. Enough adrenalin rush - but not too much. Good equipment. Lots of fun.

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femc8215, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and writing this review, we have passed this on to the instructors and they are delighted to hear such positve feedback. We look forward to your next visit. kind regards Team DAP More 

Aberdeenshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Didn't take part in any activities this visit, just took lunch in the café. Delicious as always, the home reared beef is among the best I have tasted whether as a steak sandwich or as a burger. Winter Sundays see a carvery in an adjacent room with a wider selection of meats, lovingly prepared by the proprietor himself (no doubt... More 

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femc8215, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and writing this review, as a working farm first and foremost, we really do try hard to get this right, so thanks for your positive review. Kind regards Team DAP More 

City, StateAberdeen, Scotland
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This was an excellent choice for a family day out during the October school holidays. The meat served in the restaurant is produced on the farm, and is absolutely delicious. Choice of veg was a bit limited, but for children it's just right. Lots of activities for old and young, friendly, knowledgeable staff...what more can one look for?

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femc8215, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review folks, We look forward to seeing you all again real soon kind regards Team DAP More 

Langholm, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

This review is for the cafe only as we didn't try any activities. We had a bowl of soup, a toastie and 2 bottles of water and paid £12. It was nice but overpriced.

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femc8215, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we have taken on board your view, and feel we provide good honest home cooked food, using only the best of local produce and costs are according to that very fact. kind regards TEAM DAP More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

go about 4 times a year after walking/hiking best all day breakfast in the land your waistline wont thank you but the quality produce used is worth it .d stott

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femc8215, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Team DAP thankyou for your kind review, we are just delighted to be of service to you and your family, and look forward to seeing you all again real soon. More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Holiday visit. Called in the morning to enquire about activities. Katrina was very helpful and lined up a fantastic hour of activities for my 5 year old. We were met by Tom to set off to first activity. My Mum was with me and Tom kindly transported us all around the park in order for her to watch everything! My... More 

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femc8215, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for the lovely review you have given us, i have passed your thanks on to both Tom and Katrina. PS: Frozen is Tom's fav. film, and he is always singing ....Let it Go !! we look forward to your next visit. best regards Team DAP More 

Banchory, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Just enjoyed another great lunch at Deeside Activity Park at Dess. Mince tatties and skirlie just like mum made and your always sure of a welcoming smile from the lovely staff.

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femc8215, Manager at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this review

Thankyou so very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. Glad you liked the mince, as you know its all our own Cairnton Aberdeen Angus Beef here. kind regards Team DAP More 

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