Tarland by Deeside Camping and Caravanning Club Site is the perfect location for escaping from the pressures of life and switching off to enjoy rural Scotland, but is also an ideal gateway for exploring the rich culture and heritage that abounds in the local area.
Pets and children are allowed at Tarland by Deeside, which is open from March to November, meaning the whole family can come along and enjoy the excellent facilities that the park has to offer. If you want to know about the lure and beauty of the area, simply consider how close we are to the Balmoral estate, initially favoured by Queen Victoria and now a regular retreat for the British royals. Your stay at Tarland by Deeside is truly one “by royal appointment.” There is plenty of open space for children and pets to run around in, while little ones can also take advantage of the fun play area and clubhouse that is available on site.
The park offers pitches for tents and touring vehicles, with electric hook-ups and wireless internet available across Tarland by Deeside. Sanitary blocks, washing up, chemical disposal and laundry room facilities ensure that everything you need for a comfortable stay are within easy reach during your stay.
Tarland by Deeside is one of Aberdeenshire’s leading holiday parks, set in the heart of the countryside on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park. Explore the stunning scenery of this area, head to Balmoral, or travel east to the coast where you’ll find Aberdeen and miles of beautiful coastline, where you can find fishing and whale watching trips amongst many other inspirational activities.
If you want to keep your feet on the ground and enjoy the immediate area, our park is a short distance away from the village of Tarland, a traditional place where local shops, an open for everyone bowling green, a golf course, and many other amenities can be found alongside a community of always friendly and welcoming people.
Naturally for Scotland, you’ll find a range of walking trails both from and around the site, while you can also take a train ride through the heart of rural Scotland from Crathes Castle, with trips operating throughout the summer months. Indoor swimming and opportunities for fishing are also within easy reach, ensuring your stay at Tarland by Deeside Camping and Caravanning Club Site is a relaxing and memorable one.
Types of pitches:
Hardstanding with electric hook-up
Grass pitch with electric hook-up
Hardstanding only pitch
Grass only pitch (no electric)
Grass only pitch for larger tents
Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents
A well-sheltered site
Drinking water taps
Ice pack freezing
Television room (not for hire)
Designated dog walk
Battery charging facilities
Balmoral’s estate grounds, gardens and Castle Ballroom are open to visitors during the summer.
For a more traditional experience, you can also enjoy the attractions of Tarland village, just a five-minute walk from the site. it has shops, a bowling green and golf course and is a good starting point for walks, with open views towards Mount Keen, Lochnagar and Morven.
There are lots of local walking trails and the old railway line between Aboyne and Ballater is a good cycle route. The restored Royal Deeside Line offers weekend train trips during the summer from the station (now a visitor centre) next to Crathes Castle.
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Aberdeenshire 01 Jul 2011
A lovely quiet secluded site off the beaten track. 2 min walk to the small village with a couple pubs. Nice forest walks adjacent. Friendly wardens always willing to help. Plenty to visit round about.