Tarland by Deeside

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £5.90 to £10.05 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 table tennis and a 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 Lochnagar Distillery Visitor Centre. Braemar west of Balmoral has a castle and the Braemar Highland Heritage Centre. The town is also a popular centre for walking and mountain biking, with no less than 30 Munros 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 Commercial Inn serves fresh, home-made food and dogs are permitted in the bar area when owners are dining. The Aberdeen Arms has live Scottish music nights every Tuesday.

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Recreation hall

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Holiday Homes & Exclusive lodges

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Battery charging facilities

Reviews

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5

Great little site, Izzy and the team couldn't have been more friendly.

This review is for Tarland by Deeside

Great little site, Izzy and the team couldn't have been more friendly. Short flat walk to village with 2 dog friendly pubs and a shop perfect.

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

Plenty of walks for you to enjoy And plenty of places to drive to

This review is for Tarland by Deeside

Plenty of walks for you to enjoy And plenty of places to drive to

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

Would thoroughly recommend this site, toilets and showers spotlessly clean, wardens very...

This review is for Tarland by Deeside

Would thoroughly recommend this site, toilets and showers spotlessly clean, wardens very friendly and helpful. Lots of good walks close by and a few minutes walk takes you into the village.

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

Izzy (site Manager)is a delight to meet and she told us they had red squirrels on site, which...

This review is for Tarland by Deeside

Izzy (site Manager)is a delight to meet and she told us they had red squirrels on site, which we didn't expect to see during our short stay. It was with huge excitement that we did view a red squirrel, feeding quite happily, for a good length of time. it was a thrilling experience.

  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • 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.

Age concession available at this site - More details including more restrictions

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