Getting Active

Like your holidays with a little more action? You’ll find plenty to keep you moving and active during your stay here. 

Explore on Horseback

Halymyres Riding Stables

Located just opposite the breathtaking Dunnottar Castle, Halymyres Stables have riding experience to suit all levels.  Just starting out? Enjoy a lesson or guided ride to take in the stunning sights.  For the more experienced, relax right into your horseback adventure: it’s one of the best ways to enjoy the countryside. 

Head out on the water

Stonehaven Paddleboarding

If you fancy enjoying Aberdeenshire from a brand new perspective, why not head out onto the water? Take a serene SUP out around the historic harbour at Stonehaven and beyond.  The view back to the coastline from the water will take your breath away.  If you’re not quite confident on the water yet, book a lesson in and enjoy! 

Hit the Slopes

Adventure Aberdeen Snowsports

How about trying something completely new or honing your snow skills at Aberdeens only dry slope centre.  Hit the slopes at one of their open sessions or book yourself in for some ski or snowboard sessions with talented instructors. 

Treetop Surfing

Go Ape Aberdeen

In the grounds of a 16th Century castle, take on the ultimate high line challenge in spectacular surroundings.  Get that adrenaline pumping as you swing through the treetops and take on a mighty 125m zip line. What about a skateboard zip line for a real thrill? 

Take on the Challenge

Transition Extreme Sports

Still in need of an endorphin boost? You’ll find just the thing at Aberdeen’s Transition Extreme. Try their hair raising BMX tracks or skate park to hit some speed, enjoy a workout for the mind too on a challenging climbing wall or turn your hand to the high rope courses.