Silverbank Caravan Club Site (REF : SIL)

North Deeside Road, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5PY, Scotland

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Silverbank Club Site is an open location just off the Aberdeen to Braemar Road; it runs parallel with the River Dee through some absolutely splendid countryside. Nearby Banchory is a popular little holiday town offering a wealth of activities for all the family, including pony trekking, fishing and a golf course. Whilst staying at the caravan site, you will want to take the time to visit Cairngorm National Park and Aberdeen, the capital of the Grampian Highlands and Britain's Cleanest City. Just some of the highlights this city boasts are its floral displays, clean sandy beach, narrow cobbled streets, busy harbour and educational Maritime Museum. For the children, there is a fun Science Centre with over 50 hands-on interactive exhibits and live science shows as well as the family history shop.

There are plenty of excellent walking choices available from Silverbank Club Site, including some lovely dog walks. A 2.5 mile saunter will bring you to the Bridge of Feugh where you can sometimes spot salmon leaping up the falls. For a longer walk, explore Glen Muik where you can go right around the Loch and will almost certainly spot deer. The site is also a great base for exploring fascinating historic sites such as Crathes Castle which has an adventure playground for children, Drum Castle and Gardens, and the beautiful castle and grounds at Balmoral.

With all these local activities at hand, this caravan park makes for a memorable family holiday.

Facilities on site ...

  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Dog walk on site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Gas
  • Late arrivals area without electric hook-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: good
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Gold

Prices

Extras

Price per night for extra car: £2.00

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Pitches

Touring pitch types Awning Without Awning
Standard (electric & hardstanding)

Yes

Standard (electric & grass)
Non-electric (hardstanding)
Non-electric (grass)
Serviced (electric & hardstanding)
Serviced (electric & grass)
Super (electric & hardstanding)

Nearby

Walking notes:
There are numerous good walking routes in the local area.

Supermarket notes:

The closest are Tesco (5 minute walk) and Morrisons (10 minute walk) in Banchory, about half a mile from the site.

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Directions

Turn left off the A90 (Laurencekirk - Aberdeen) on the outskirts of Stonehaven (ignore the first signpost to A92, Stonehaven, Banchory) onto the A957 (signposted Spurryhillock, Stonehaven, Banchory). Continue past the industrial estate. At the T-junction turn left and almost immediately right (about 180 metres) into Farrochie Road. At the roundabout continue left onto the A957 (signposted Banchory). In about 12 miles at the T-junction turn left into the road signposted Braemar. The site is on the left on approaching outskirts of Banchory (200yds past 30mph sign and signpost Banchory). From the west: follow the A93 to Banchory. In the town centre go straight on at the traffic lights. The site is on the right in 1.5 miles. From the east: follow the A93 to the outskirts of Banchory (Tesco on the right). The site is on the left, 22 yards past the 30MPH sign. Please only use these recommended directions for the final approach and not SatNav, due to alternative routes being unsuitable for towing. Access via B974 is not recommended.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
AB31 5PY
GPS:
Lat 57.05759 / Lon -2.4703
Plan a route to this site
OS field ref:
NO713961
OS map ref:
45
Handbook map ref:
G16

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Aberdeen and Braemar
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest park and ride: Aberdeen from Kingswells
  • Nearest port: {0}
  • Shop within 1 mile

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One of our favourites

This site is very welcoming and the park continues to become more and more tidy and perfectly maintained by the hard working wardens The toilet block is cleaned to a high standard but the facilities are becoming dated Location is ideal for walking,dog walking, cycling ,shopping(Tesco close by) bus and site seeing We love it ,been 5 times this season !!!!

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Nice site

This is a nice level clean no fuss site. Did not get a particularly warm welcome here by the wardens in the office the lady did not have uniform not not sure why. They seemed to be more Interested in sorting out their computer than welcoming us. Site was ok though would stay there again.
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Excellent weekend!

First visit to Silverbank but will definitely not be the last. Very friendly staff and lovely clean and tidy site. Pitches are very spacious and level with good separation. A bit of traffic noise as the site is next to the road, however hardly noticeable after a short time. Like the dog exercise area at the end of the site.
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Delightful Banchory CAMC stay

Although not our first choice site due to poor weather in the West and not quite in the Cairngorms Regional Park we had one of our best breaks and a great place to kick off the new chapter with our new Moto-Trek van based Motorhome. Really well organised and unbelievably clean site with good sized pitches (all HS) in tree lined area not to far from the River Dee and pleasant Banchory. On our visit most folk there adults and being Members only kept everything civilised and very quiet. Poor mobile coverage a surprise but Pubs and Cafes with WiFi not far away. All pitches the same size and both road and business nearby not noisy as others have suggested as the area is on the edge of suburbia close to open countryside. Equidistant from walkable Tesco and Morrison’s a nice bonus. Deeside Way runs behind site with Aberdeen direction being more straight forward due to more staying true to old railway line. preserved railway a few miles away. Park Store at Drumoak up the road a delightful proper coffee serving fab pies and great cakes just opened. Looking forward to our return next year
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Superb Site

Just back from another brilliant weekend at Silverbank! Superb site, Sue & Gary who run the site give you a great welcome and are so helpful, they make sure everything about your stay is perfect. The site is immaculate, pitches are a great size, it is the best site we have stayed at, the dog exercise area is a huge bonus, the doggies love getting over for a play in a safe and secure area. The toilets and shower facilities are cleaned to the highest standard, there is nothing about the site I could fault. Lots of effort is put into maintaining the site and the grounds. Tesco and Morrisons are within easy walking distance and there are some lovely walks to be had from the site entrance. If you are looking for peace and quiet and a relaxing break, you must try Silverbank. Steve & Bev Ross & Maggie & Hollie The Black Labs
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