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Whether you’re a beginner, amateur or enthusiast, Royal Deeside is one of the greatest spots in Scotland for outdoor activities and is well-liked by those looking for a little adventure no matter what time of year.
Dive into the Scottish glens and ancient forests of Aberdeeenshire. Bag a munro. Take a safari ride round a great estate. Rent a bike and cycle the 41 mile-long Deeside Way from the city centre straight into Royal Deeside. Catch your own dinner fresh out of famed River Dee. Zipline through a forest at Go Ape. Join a generation of skiers & snowboarders.
Each year, thousands of devotees head to the imposing mountains to experience skiing and snowboarding at our two purpose built ski resorts. The Lecht 2090, found at 2090 feet above sea level has 12 lifts and all equipment and clothing can be hired on the day so there’s no excuse not to visit! In the summer months there are two special mountain trails for mountain bikers.
Glenshee has the UK’s largest lift system home to 22 lifts and its 36 runs extend over three valleys and four mountains, the centre also has its own snowsport school making it suitable for beginners to advanced skiers/snowboarders.