Deeside Activity Park
Dess, Aboyne, AB34 5BD
Located only 15 minutes from Banchory, Deeside Activiy Park offers a wide range of activities including Quad biking, Archery, Clay Pigeon Shooting, 4×4 offroad driving, paintball and more! Facilities include a restaurant, farm shop, corporate conference suite, self-catering farm cottages, fishing on the Dee and a micro brewery.
Shooting on Leys Estate
Crathes Estate, Banchory & Craigmyle Estate, Torphins
Sport can range from full driven days to walked-up and rough shooting. The land includes a variety of habitats with much agricultural ground, wet and rough areas, burns, ponds and small and varied woodlands together with some much strategically located woodland to present game for both the proficient and less experienced shooters.
Tuition is available for those who are less familiar with shooting and experienced assistance to accompany guests can be available
There is a wide variety of game on the Estate including pheasants, woodcock, snipe and wild duck in addition to an abundance of pigeons and rabbits. No hares or English partridges are currently being shot. To supplement the wild stock, the estate rears a number of pheasants.
The estate can also provide excellent roe stalking (bucks and does) at appropriate time of year.