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

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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:
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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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We stayed at Silverbank 12th -17th August . The site is immaculate and the wardens take great pride in its appearance. Unfortunately whilst we were there that site had an issue with the electric supply, the wardens worked tirelessly to sort the issue and made every effort to keep everyone upto speed with the problem. We can't praise them enough for all their hard work they put in.

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Excellence

This is our first visit to Silverbank, can't think why, however it won't be our last. A lovely tranquil site, immaculately maintained with welcoming staff. Highly recommended.
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Excellent site

Excellent site. Very well maintained, wardens are endlessly working to present the site at it's best. Very clean facilities beautiful flower baskets and troughs. Close to supermarkets and Banchory town centre. Game fishing at Raemoir Fishery just passed the garden centre. Quiet peaceful site no facilities for children (you may or may not like). Cycle path and good dog walking along the river Dee. Steam Fair just along by Crathie Castle if you go at the correct time of year. Steam railway available all year.

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Lovely Site !

This is the first time we have stayed at this site and it won’t be the last. The wardens are so welcoming friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. The site is kept immaculate through out by the wardens and it is a credit to them both, it is their pride and joy. The site is close by to the Deeside way, that has some lovely walks in all directions and there is a Tesco close by too.
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Lovely Site.

Just returned from a 5 night stay here and our first visit to this Club Site.We found our stay very pleasant and peaceful and the Wardens are extremely helpful. toilet block nice and clean, but can get busy and even have to wait to use the showers or toilets, ( maybe time of year ? ) Location is ideal and its only a short walk to be next to the river with lovely walks along nature trails.Supermarkets are only about a 10 minute walk, Pub / Bar Restaurant about 15 minutes away, Beer was terrible so didn,t stay to find out about food. Overall enjoyed our stay and will return in the future.

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01330 822477

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