For the kids

Our younger guests will have a ball, with so many fun activities to choose from!

Storybook Glen / Den at the Glen

The Den and The Glen is a purpose built indoor facility for endless active play and an outdoor world of make-believe and fun where you can see your favourite nursery rhyme and fairy tale characters.

The Den is our indoor play barn which encourages endless active play for boys and girls to have fun, make friends and eat healthy. Our restaurant has a large menu and facilities to cater for large birthday parties and special occasions.

The Glen is a magical world of make -believe and fun for children and adults of all ages. Enjoy your favourite nursery rhyme characters, flowers and plants, grand trees, farm animals and fairy tale houses set amidst 28 acres of spectacular scenic beauty on Royal Deeside.

Distance from Maryculter:
  • 1.6 miles
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Go-Ape at Crathes Castle

Go Ape Crathes Castle is a great day out if you’re looking for adventure activities near Aberdeen. Set in the grounds of historic Crathes Castle, we’re proud to unveil one of our new skateboard zip wires.

Go Ape is Scotland's No.1 Tree Top Adventure.

Head to historic Crathes Castle, near Aberdeen for two to three hours of fun in the trees, taking on Zip Wires, Tarzan Swings, Rope Ladders and a variety of Obstacles and Crossings, including our thrilling Skateboard Zip.

Distance from Maryculter:
  • 8.6 miles
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Hazelhead Park

Hazlehead Park is on the outskirts of Aberdeen and is popular with sports enthusiasts, walkers, families and picnickers.

Around the park are football pitches, a golf course, pitch and putt course and woods for walking.

The park itself has rose gardens, azalea & rhododendron borders, heather beds, Scotland's oldest maze, a children's play area and pets’ corner.

The park has a significant collection of heritage items, which have been rescued from various places within the city and sculptures by a range of artists, including the memorial to the those who lost their lives in the Piper Alpha disaster.

Distance from Maryculter:
  • 8.7 miles
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Codona’s and 10-pin bowling

Codona's Amusement Park is an amusement park based in Aberdeen, Scotland. It was established by the Codona Family in 1970 and is currently managed by the third generation of the family. It is situated adjacent to the Aberdeen Beach and Queens Links on the coast of the North Sea.

Distance from Maryculter:
  • 9.7 miles
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Beach Leisure Centre

The Beach Leisure Centre at Aberdeen beach front has a leisure pool specifically geared to families; including a wave machine, fountain, rapids and four flumes.

The well equipped gym and health suite includes a sauna and steam room and the full range of Les Mills fitness classes are available including Body Pump, Body Combat and RPM indoor cycling classes.

There is also a large versatile sports hall, café and crèche on site.

Distance from Maryculter:
  • 9.9 miles
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