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The Deeside Way, Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire

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The Deeside Way from "My Dear Paradise" by RSFilms The Deeside Way is a 66-kilometre rail trail that follows, in part, the bed of the former Royal Deeside Railway. The trail leads along the north bank of the River Dee from Aberdeen to Ballater. With its ever-changing landscape it offers the opportunity to explore this beautiful area either on foot or by bike, as the path is suitable for walkers and cyclists with many sections suitable for horses as well.  From Drumoak to Braemar why not explore The Deeside Way with an extra twist as Scotlands only GeoTour . Explore Royal Deeside...

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Flying High over Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire

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Deeside Gliding Club just outside Aboyne, Royal Deeside has become popular with gliding enthusiasts from across Britain and Europe. Due to the surrounding terrain, its location is fortunate to possess very stable air currents so is renowned for being the foremost Wave soaring site in the British Isles. It is the only gliding airfield in Scotland to have a tarmac runway, of which it has two in parallel, which run east west. With a dedicated parking and picnic area visitors can watch gliders take to the skies and soar on the currents.)  A glider is simply a heavier-than-air aircraft that is supported...

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Highland Games – Sights & Sounds this weekend

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Around Aberdeenshire this weekend are :

Braemar Royal Highland Gathering & The "Lifting" Art Exhibition at St Margarets Church 
The Aberdeen Art Fair at the Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen
Open Day Sunday fun for all the family at Belwade Farm near Aboyne. (Booking is suggested)
NXNE. Scotland Music Festival at Deeside Activity Park Friday & Saturday. (Booking is suggested & camping available)

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    Horse and Coaches to Horsepower in Royal Deeside

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    Known as the oldest village in Royal Deeside, it has a long and illustrious history. For centuries it overlooked one of the most important fords across the River Dee, as it lay on the direct route north from the Cairn O' Mount road.   In 1296, Edward I of England's 35,000 strong army not only crossed the River Dee here they also camped around the village, consuming an entire year's supplies of food and drink in a single day! It was also the most direct drove route for cattle moving from northern Aberdeenshire down to markets further south. However when the Dee was...

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    Royal Deeside PassporTour

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    Ready for Easter Weekend and launches Saturday at Milton of Crathes and the Family Fun Day and also Sunday at Braemar Castle for their "Shake hands with the past" event.
    This easy to use A6 pocket sized, 128 page travel book hopes to assist the visitors and locals alike to uncover iconic Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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