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Deeside Activity Park

Dess | Banchory, Aboyne AB34 5BD, Scotland
+44 1339 883536
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Wonderful day at Deeside Activity Park

i wanted to take a moment to compliment the staff of Deeside Activity Park for helping my family to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jeremy C
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Mannheim, Germany
Wonderful Sunday Lunch

Enjoyed a fabulous Sunday lunch today and they don’t get much better than this! Having Ken, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“beef” (15 reviews)
“quad biking” (22 reviews)
“great fun” (18 reviews)
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Dess | Banchory, Aboyne AB34 5BD, Scotland
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+44 1339 883536
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"beef"
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"quad biking"
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"great fun"
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"sunday carvery"
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"long long time"
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"target shooting"
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"go karts"
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"soup"
in 6 reviews
"great morning"
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"steak night"
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"lovely location"
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"light lunch"
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"coffee and cake"
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"clay pigeon shooting"
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"all day breakfast"
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"axe throwing"
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"aberdeen angus"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

i wanted to take a moment to compliment the staff of Deeside Activity Park for helping my family to have a great time. We went karting with the kids and also tried out the ATVs. At the end of our day we also had a...More

Thank Jeremy C
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Deeside A, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Jeremy C., Thank you very much for your kind response. I'm always pleased for the team when someone takes the time to recognise their efforts, and if you picked up a few tips as well as had some fun, then we've done what we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a fabulous Sunday lunch today and they don’t get much better than this! Having Ken, the farmer responsible for the Aberdeen Angus, come to the table to introduce himself and take you to the carvery emphasises just how much he cares about serving the...More

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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Andy, Thank you very much for your kind review. I'm racking my brains trying to think who you were, but can't put a face to the name. But it doesn't matter, because it's always great to hear from visitors who appreciate the attributes of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We look forward to Ken’s steak nights as they don’t come around that often, but when they do, oh boy, they are fantastic! Choose your cut from a selection of Ken’s own succulent Cairnton Angus beef, cut and cooked to your personal taste. Then sit...More

1  Thank Jonathan W
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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jonathon W., Thank you very much for your kind review. It was grand to see you on the night, and I know the team here at Deeside Activity Park will appreciate these comments. Thank you ! As you say, we only hold our 'Steak...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Having won a two night stay here and duly phoning to book dates I knew straight away that this would be a welcoming place. Little did I realise HOW welcoming or how beautiful. Hubby having previously had a stroke found absolute peace, quiet and relaxation....More

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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear LindaLittle062, Thank you very much for your kind review, and I'm really pleased you enjoyed your wee stay with us. I didn't get much of a chance to speak to you, but I do know you were in for breakfast, on what was a...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

A great day with our three children 6,9 and 11. Lots of fun on the quad bikes with a guide who made sure everyone was safe, an excellent homemade lunch followed by a trip around the farm in the Land Rover to see the animals...More

Thank Mark W
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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Dear Mark W, Thank you very much for your kind review. It was one hell of a day of snow, and wind, so we were a bit limited in what all we could show you at the farm, but I'm pleased you felt the youngsters...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We had a brilliant day out. Started off on the shooting range, very safe and good fun. Then on to the Quad bikes, again we had some excellent tuition before we started. Great fun. Finished off with a very tasty meal at a reasonable price....More

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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Dear Echt, Thank you very much for your kind review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your day with us here at Deeside Activity Park. You sound like our ideal group of guests, taking part in a whole range of activities and then coming in to...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We had a great time shooting clays for the first time with Euan our instructor. We had a great morning and found the whole experience to be a perfect way to celebrate my sisters Birthday. Euan made us feel very safe and was reassuring when...More

Thank Emily W
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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Emily W., Thank you very much for your kind review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your day with us here at DAP, and I'll pass on your message to Euan. I'm also pleased to hear that you benefited from our January Sale, it creates...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Have had several visits here over the years and have never been disappointed. Warmly welcomed, by friendly attentive staff.delicious homemade turkey and trimmings followed by a lovely light sticky toffee pudding with ice cream. Also enjoyed coffee with mince pies and Swedish ginger biscuits. My...More

Thank Audrey C
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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Dear Audrey C. Thank you very much for your kind comments. It was a pleasure to serve you and your extended family, and I'm really pleased your aunts found us up to the mark ! Please do come and see us very soon. Ken Howie

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Been here many times over the years for carts shooting shag doos etc. Most recentlu visited for carvery and have to say the standard is inbelievable. I dont think you'd find a better standard of beef within 100miles or more. Well worth a visitMore

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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Dear Jon B. Thank you very much for your kind review, and I'm delighted that you enjoyed our Carvery Lunch. We run it every Sunday from October through to Springtime (when we start calving cows) around about Easter. It is always our very own Cairnton...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Wanted the boys to do the taster session boys age 7 and one just turned 8. Was told they couldn’t do the same activity because 7 was the cut off. Then came back and said that they could both be taken around on a cart...More

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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear Denise 143, I have already responded to your unkind review on facebook, and here I intend to do the same. I dare say you don't know or perhaps care how much upset you have caused my team. It does make it all the more...More

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Douglas C
14 December 2015|
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Response from Deeside A | Property representative |
Hello, how can we help you with more feedback, please just give us a call or email us directly with any questions you may have, we are only to happy to help kind regards Cilla Wood
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Habiba S
15 April 2015|
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Response from Deeside A | Property representative |
Good day, Thanks for your question...... For your 2's, 3s, and 4s, We have a great indoor and outdoor soft play area only £2 per child, now our archery and target shooting, and we do have a 2 seater kart for 5, 6 and 7s year... More
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