Tarland by Deeside

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £5.75 to £9.80 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsite is located within a National Park

    Site within National Park

Enjoy this peaceful Aberdeenshire campsite in the in the east of Scotland just outside the Cairngorms National Park, in an area favoured by royalty.

The Club’s Tarland by Deeside campsite lies just outside the Cairngorms National Park and shares the same stunning scenery as Balmoral Castle. The area surrounding the site is tranquil and exceptionally beautiful and rich in historic and prehistoric sites.

This beauty and tranquillity flows into our Tarland campsite. Trees line the site and are dotted throughout separating camping pitches into smaller, more intimate areas. The site has a wooded dog walk, a recreation room with pool table and TV.

The village of Tarland is a five minute walk from site and has shops, a golf course and bowling green. From here you can pick up the ten kilometre Tarland Way walking and cycle path which runs from the village to Aboyne.

Excursions from site should include Balmoral Castle and the Royal Lochnager Distillery Visitor Centre. Braemer west of Balmoral has a castle and the Braemer Highland Heritage Centre. The town is also a popular centre for walking and mountain biking, with no less than 30 Munroes within the immediate area. Scotland’s highest 18 hole golf course is here too. Visit the Glenlivet Estate which includes the Tomintoul Museum, Glenlivet Distillery and Blairfindy Castle.

Worth Noting

Wi-Fi access available. TV reception sometimes poor, mobile phone reception poor or non-existent for most networks. Caravan Holiday Homes and Exclusive Lodges are both available on this site.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

The Aberdeen Arms has a Chinese Takeaway. The Commercial Hotel serves good fresh home-made food. Dogs are permitted in the bar area when owners are dining.

Facilities

Tarland by Deeside has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • A well-sheltered site

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Recreation hall

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Holiday Homes & Exclusive lodges

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Battery charging facilities

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • No dedicated accessible facilities

  • Drinking water taps

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Television room (not for hire)

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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5

Apart from the setting, the site's most valuable assets are the lovely wardens on duty on the...

This review is for Tarland by Deeside

Apart from the setting, the site's most valuable assets are the lovely wardens on duty on the May Day weekend! They are a credit to the club and go above and beyond to give you a warm welcome to the site! The toilet block is always immaculate (we've stayed before!) We'll be back soon!

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

The town was basic and there was not a lot to do around apart from walking (which we loved).

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The town was basic and there was not a lot to do around apart from walking (which we loved). The dogs did pick up a couple of ticks, so ensure the dogs are protected against ticks and keep a careful eye on them

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

stayed for one night to try out our caravan for the first time.

This review is for Tarland by Deeside

stayed for one night to try out our caravan for the first time. Andy was very helpful and couldn't have done more to help us! Toilets were very clean. the spar shop was a 5 min walk away. can't fault the site or the staff. great site to get away from aberdeen without going far.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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5

There are many and varied things to do here, especially castles. Lovely walks too.

This review is for Tarland by Deeside

There are many and varied things to do here, especially castles. Lovely walks too.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 800m from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Aberdeen – 32 miles

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Standard Fees

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Minimum booking periods do apply.

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