As any tourist will tell you, Aberdeenshire is one of the most attractive destinations in the UK. A mixture of dramatic scenery and a good range of attractions make Aberdeenshire an ideal port of call on any tour of Scotland. Aberdeenshire offers a wide variety of scenery from its unspoilt coast to the spectacular Grampian Mountains.
Stonehaven is a lovely harbour town only 10 minutes from our park, hosting its famous fireball ceremony every Hogmany. Stonehaven has many attractions including its beautifull working harbour, lined with excellent seasfood resturants and pubs.
Visit Dunnottar Castle for an unforgettable experience. A dramatic and evocative ruined cliff top fortress in a truly stunning setting. Famously it was at Dunnottar Castle that a small garrison held out against the might of Cromwell's army for eight months and saved the Scottish Crown Jewels, the 'Honours of Scotland', from destruction!
Visit the local village of Catterline, a picturesque village which can be viewed from the park. Only a short walk will take you into the village and down to the beautiful Catterline harbour, once a thriving fishing centre in the 19th century. Catterline village also has its very own seafood restaurant, The Creel Inn.
If you're new to birdwatching, what better way to see the beauty of birds close up than by visiting a seabird cliff colony? The spectacular cliffs at Fowlsheugh are packed with 130,000 breeding seabirds in the spring and summer, including guillemots, razorbills and kittiwakes. You could see puffins and fulmars too. Finally, look out for grey seals, dolphins and minke whales – and take care on the cliff walks.
Say hello to the Highland cows which graze the fields nearby. We have several Highland cattle which graze the fields surrounding the caravan park. Over the years they have become quite famous, regularly getting their photo taken! They have even appeared on Channel 4's Village of the Year!
Adjacent to the caravan park we have our very own woodland which can be enjoyed by all visitors and park residents and is perfect for walking pets.
With over 70 golf courses in the surrounding Aberdeen and Grampian area, we are located right in the centre of golfing paradise for keen golfers. To the south we have the very famous Carnoustie Golf Club, hosting 7 Open Championships this course is known to many as one of the hardest courses to play in the world!
Only 30 minutes to the north, we have the highly anticipated Trump International Golf Course, which was only recently opened.
Stonehaven Heated Open Air Pool
Only 4 miles from the park you will find a heated outdoor Olympic-sized pool. Built in June 1934 the pool is still one of the main attractions during summer, bringing people from all over. Only one other pool of the era still operates in Scotland!