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Off-Road »

If you are serious about off-road driving, then Scotland offers plenty of choice, with many opportunities to go off-road, under supervision, on testing trails.

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One of the finest areas in Scotland for golf, Aberdeenshire has many superb links and parkland courses.

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Host to three important salmon and sea trout rivers, the Dee, Don and Deveron, Aberdeenshire offers some classic game fishing opportunities. Sea angling is also good along its rich and varied coastline.

Horse Riding

Great opportunities - trek through the grounds of Balmoral Castle, hack on trails through ancient pinewoods, gallop along wide open beaches or trail ride 200 miles across Scotland.

Horse Riding in Aberdeen & Grampian Highlands

Walking & Climbing

From Lochnagar and the old paths across the Mounth, to the gentler slopes of Bennachie, upland Grampian has excellent walking. Don’t overlook the coastal options, with some rugged walks, notably on the shores of the Moray Firth.

Walks in Aberdeenshire
Walks in Moray and Nairn
Walks in Cairngorms


A network of rural roads with light traffic plus converted old railway trackbeds make cycle route planning easy here, while the signposted National Cycle Route 1 links Aberdeen to the Moray Firth.

Cycling in Aberdeen & Grampian Highlands


Not just walking and climbing but a whole range of fun activities from river canyoning to digger-driving is on offer from Grampian’s activity providers.

Adventure in Aberdeen & Grampian Highlands