Other Things to do

Golf – Draw a 30-mile circle around Kincardine O’Neil and you have a choice of 40 golf courses and two driving ranges. From pretty, rural courses that rely upon an honesty box for payment, through to the challenging and world-famous links courses such as Cruden Bay and Royal Aberdeen. All are within easy reach. Every year the Royal Deeside Classic competition is held on the four courses at Aboyne, Banchory, Ballater and Braemar.

Pony Trekking –  is readily available from a number of centres in the area. Rides cater for most abilities and can range from short sessions up to day-long expeditions into the hills with a packed lunch in panniers.

Gliding – Deeside Gliding Club near Aboyne is just 7 miles from Kincardine O’Neil. The Club is renowned for being the foremost Wave soaring site in the British Isles, with the U.K. altitude record of 38000 Ft. being set by a glider flown from the club. The peak wave-soaring season is September to October.

Fishing – The River Dee is one of the premier salmon fishing rivers in Scotland and fishing on the river is by arrangement only.   Full details can be found on this link.