Top recommended things to do in Royal Deeside

Activity breaks and holidays in Royal Deeside combine world class outdoor activities for all, with a backdrop of stunning scenery and amazing nature and wildlife.


For the energetic adventurer there’s climbing, mountain biking, off road driving, river canoeing, gliding, horse riding, quad biking, Skytrek & rockwalls, In winter the ski slopes of The Lecht and Glenshee are less than an hour away.


More sedately, there’s sensational mixed walking of all grades, a wealth of highland hidden gem golf courses, world class salmon fishing on the River Dee – and superb shooting and stalking on the local estates. An art lovers’ and photographer’s paradise too.


The premier outdoor activities venue in the north east of Scotland is Deeside Activity Park, less than 30 minutes from the hotel. The park offers a superb range of alternative activities. From quad biking round a mud-splattered course and kart racing on our asphalt racing circuit, to hitting the bulls eye on their fully automatic archery range and breaking a clay at the clay shooting facility. In addition, the Park offers 4x4 off road driving, paintball, mountain bike hire, and rifle target shooting amongst others.