If you like being outside you'll love Deeside. There is something for everyone here whatever the season, with lots of local firms and guides to help you get the best from the Great Outdoors. In addition to the activities linked to below you might want to try gliding at Dinnet, canoeing on the River Dee or quad biking at Deeside Activity Park.
Skiing and Snowboarding: Not one but two of Scotland's major ski areas are less than an hour away. Both have excellent facilities for both skiers and snowboarders. For those who prefer to get off the beaten track the surrounding forests and the high Cairngorms create a vast Winter playground for cross country and ski-touring. More Details.