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Silverbank Caravan Club Site

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
  • 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:
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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Silverbank Caravan Club Site
This was our 3rd stay at this site over the years. Lovely location and great site for dog owners due to the onsite doggy field and close proximity to riverside walks and walk / cycle paths into Banchory. Coastal areas and beaches within an easy drive and lots of beautiful scenery inland.

egrant23

Caravanner from Perthshire

Reviewed on 22/07/2021 18:27

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Long weekend break

Silverbank Caravan Club Site
Another visit to this site 2nd one this year so far a perfect site for peace and quiet some traffic noise at night but you get used to it.The site it’s self was clean and tidy and the wardens were always on the go.Handy for supermarket within walking distance and plenty places to get a meal.

Gallicamp

Motorhomer from Aberdeenshire

Reviewed on 01/07/2021 23:20

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Silverbank Caravan Club Site
We stayed here for 7 nights June 2021, as the location is central to the areas we wanted to visit. The site is the usual well maintained, clean and tidy Club site. Wardens very friendly and helpful. The only adverse point to mention is noise, this is not a peaceful quiet site as it runs parallel to the busy A93 with heavy traffic early in the morning and there is a timber processing plant a few hundred yards away. For this reason alone, we would not plan to stay here again for more than a coup of nights.

SeamusRB

Caravanner from Cumberland

Reviewed on 12/06/2021 09:06

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Central to Deeside and handy for the coast.

Silverbank Caravan Club Site
Silverbank has always provided us with a range of pleasing characteristics. It is central to many places worthy of a visit, allows numerous cycling and walking options as well as numerous coffee shops and gardens. Banchory is an attractive town with a wide range of facilities. It is a quiet site which inevitably attracts members who are friendly. The site is well cared for with the Wardens doing sterling work to maintain high standards.

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Caravanner from Ayrshire

Reviewed on 11/06/2021 21:52

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Great site.

Silverbank Caravan Club Site
Stayed here for two weeks 14th May onwards. We were only due to stay one week but our car had a problem and needed to be repaired in Aberdeen. The Wardens booked us in for another week which took the pressure off us. We enjoyed our stay very much, lovely walks from site and Banchory is a lovely little town. Bus route to Aberdeen which is worth a visit. Big thanks to the wardens for being so helpful during our stay. Definitely worth another visit.

Marydavie

Reviewed on 11/06/2021 21:03

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Site contact details

Telephone:
01330 822477

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Site information

This campsite is now open. Based on the lastest Government guidance, we are please to be able to open toilets, showers and shared washing and cleaning facilities operated in line with Government guidelines.

Remember, you only pay 5% VAT until 30 September 2021, then 12.5% VAT from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 on Club campsite prices! All you need to do is book your holiday as normal, and the discount will be applied to the appropriate rate when you pay on site.