See something special near Silverbank
Stunning scenery and Scottish traditions
Wonderful walks, cycling and fishing
Silverbank Club site is only 1.5 miles from Banchory, with a cycle/walking path along the river Dee and the cycle path running for 6 miles to the National Trust Crathes Castle and Gardens. It's also just 2.5 miles to the Fall of Feugh, a pleasant walk. The river Dee is famous for salmon fishing and the campsite is popular with fishermen.
Scenic beauty and wildlife
The site lies approximately 15 miles East of the stunning Cairngorm National Park and the small town of Aboyne. Here you are near the Muir of Dinnet which is a national reserve around Loch Kinord and Loch Davan, a walk of about 4 miles. Further west Ballater is an interesting little town with Royal connections as it is close to the Balmoral Estate and Castle.
The Glen Muick is about 6 miles from Ballater and is the start of a beautiful walk around Loch Muick, (about 3 hours), with breathtaking scenery and it is easy to spot wild deer. This is also the start of the walk to Lochnagar, one of the summits in the Cairngorm mountain range (approx 6 hours).
Many fascinating castles and sites of historic interest can be found nearby to the site, including Crathes, Drum, Craigievar and Castle Fraser, all of which are National Trust of Scotland properties.
City culture in Aberdeen
Silverbank is 17 miles from Aberdeen, with a maritime museum, an art gallery and the Tolbooth Museum (one of the best preserved 17th c. Scottish jail). The city is also the venue of concerts by the Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the Music Hall and music, drama, comedy and dance at His Majesty's theatre or the Lemon Tree venue.
Summer in Scotland wouldn't be complete without traditional county shows and highland games. Take your pick from those listed below...
- Banchory Show, 26 July
- Aboyne Highland Games, 2 August
- Ballater Highland Games, 14 August
- Braemar Royal Highland Gathering, 6 September
Pitch up at Silverbank
Book a pitch at Silverbank Club site today and enjoy all that this fantastic site has to offer.