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Deeside Activity Park

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Fantastic carvery

My husband suggested we go to the Deeside park today, for a walk in the wood and some lunch. I am... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
moragyoung86
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Banchory, United Kingdom
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SUNDAY CARVERY OUTING WITH TWO 90 YEAR OLDS

We took my partners 90 year old parents for a wee outing on Sunday 3rd March ,got a great welcome... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
June R
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Monymusk, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband suggested we go to the Deeside park today, for a walk in the wood and some lunch. I am so glad we did. We had the carvery and it was absolutely delicious. We were welcomed by all the staff, and although we didn’t...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Morag, Very many thanks for taking the time to review our Sunday carvery Lunch. It was a pleasure to look after you and your family. We only offer the Sunday carvery from late September through to early May, so it is coming close to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took my partners 90 year old parents for a wee outing on Sunday 3rd March ,got a great welcome from everyone including the owner Ken. Easy access as vall on one level no steps. The roast beef was excellent and plenty of it as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear June, Thank you very much for your kind review. It was great to see you all, and Sandy's Mum and Dad looked fantastic. I am hoping it's the Cairnton Aberdeen Angus beef that is their success. We all look forward to seeing you all...More

Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

My 2 children had an amazing experiencing quad biking . Both are very keen to head back to move up a level!! Instructor was great with them and it was lovely to see the smiles as they returned and how much they have talked about...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Dear Fiona L., I will pass on your comments to Donald, and I'm really pleased the children enjoyed the experience. We look forward to seeing you back very soon. Cheers ! Ken Howie

Reviewed 3 February 2019

This is the fifth Burns Lunch that we've enjoyed at DAP and it gets better every time. This year it was held in the smaller room, but was just as good as previously. Good food and good company with Ken on excellent form as ever....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2019

Dear Jonathon, Grand to hear from you again, and very many thanks for the review. It is very kind of you to post this, but it was a pity that my speaker could not get here, as he really is very good. Maybe next time....More

Reviewed 13 January 2019

Our second visit today in two weeks to The Bull Ring Carvery at Deeside Activity Park, Dess, Aberdeenshire for a wonderful Sunday roast. Ken prepares and cooks the Aberdeen Angus beef to perfection, it melts in the mouth and you'll get to know more about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 31 December 2018

We just took four friends from Singapore out to the Deeside activity park. We spent about 4 hours here, we had a superb breakfast/ lunch then spent time on the go carts and shooting range. The people are excellent, not just in the restaurant but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

I booked a session of Archery and Target shooting quite late in the season and only 45 mins before our arrival. The park was relatively empty but extremely well kept. We arrived and had a lovely lunch while we waited for our time slot. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2018

Dear Arlom341, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. I am delighted that you had a great time when you visited us here at Deeside Activity Park. We really like getting the chance to teach youngsters the basics of our...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

If you are lucky enough to find one of Joyce’s pies on the coffee shop menu, don’t hesitate, order a portion. This week it was Chicken and Ham, a beautiful combination of ingredients with a lovely creamy sauce, and excellent pastry. We both had it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The quality of the Sunday Carvery during the Winter months is simply the best in the area. Link this to the ability to tweak the tail of the genial host and you have the makings of an exceptional hour and a half.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Dear Roger, It really is very kind of you to take the time to post a review on trip advisor. I know that you really only come along so you can tease me, and that the beef being edible is a bonus ! But for...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place, would highly recommend coming here. At short notice we had small party for my sons 9th birthday. We received brilliant, friendly and professional service throughout. They have a wonderful large separate party room with bar which would cater for high numbers...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ken H, Owner at Deeside Activity Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Dear WhatsupLondon,, Thank you very much for your fantastic review. I'm really pleased you found us, we were able to look after your family party, celebrating your sons 9th. I will pass you comments on to the team, as I know they will appreciate you...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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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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