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Family Weekends in the Heart of Aberdeenshire

22nd Dec, 2021
Family Weekends in the Heart of Aberdeenshire

Chapelpark is an ideal location for embracing family life at home and the surrounding local area.

In the heart of the countryside, nestled in a charming market town, you’ll find a contemporary collection of 3 & 4 bedroom homes in Oldmeldrum.

So, you might be thinking: what is in the local area? What can we do on the weekends?

To help you imagine a new lifestyle in Oldmeldrum, we’ve curated a collection of weekend activities for you and your family to enjoy - just a short distance from Chapelpark.


A Breath of Fresh Air

If you’re looking for a burst of fresh country air then you’ll have an abundance of outdoor pursuits and activities on your doorstep.

Bennachie has a number of forest trails ideal for hill-walking, running, mountain biking, spotting wildlife and leisurely dog walking.

Distance: 10 miles from Oldmeldrum

Den Wood is a woodland area and children’s play park.

Distance: 2 miles from Oldmeldrum

Lochter Activity Park has a whole range of outdoor sporting activities for the family including: go-karting, zorbing, kayaking, clay pigeon shooting plus you can take a break in-between activities in the cafe.

Distance: 1.4 miles from Oldmeldrum

Haddo House Hotel is a beautiful stately home and terrace gardens. Take a walk round the grounds then enjoy a coffee at Mrs Smith’s at Haddo. Haddo also runs a number of family-friendly events throughout the Summer months.

Distance: 8 miles from Oldmeldrum


Castle Trail

If you’re looking to explore some local history and enjoy some beautiful gardens and grounds then you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Fyvie Castle is an 800-year-old fortress with an impressive portrait collection and picturesque grounds.

Distance: 10 miles from Oldmeldrum

Castle Fraser features a children’s playground area, extensive gardens and a cafe.

Distance: 14 miles from Oldmeldrum


Cafes & Coffee

Barra Farm Shop is open all year round and offers a range of high quality Scottish produce and their delicious fruit ice-cream. They’ve now added Barra Kitchen to their offering, serving a delicious and creative lunch menu daily.

Distance: 1 mile from Oldmeldrum

Hoodles Play Barn, an award-winning Playbarn and coffee shop located on the outskirts of Oldmeldrum.

Distance: 1 mile from Oldmeldrum

Coffee Apothecary, Udny - warm and welcoming! Located in the heart of Aberdeenshire in the peaceful setting of Udny. They offer specialty coffees and hearty meals.

Distance: 6.2 miles from Oldmeldrum


Celebrations & Special Occasions

If you’re looking for somewhere special to celebrate a birthday, graduation or anniversary with friends and family then these restaurants are all located within a few miles of Chapelpark.

Meldrum House Hotel is a 13th century luxury manor tucked away in the picturesque Aberdeenshire countryside. From indulgent afternoon teas to a casual lunch or supper in their 800-year old Cave Bar, they have something to suit everyone.

Distance: within walking distance from Chapelpark

Eat on the Green is a true Scottish gem based in Udny. This high quality fine-dining restaurant uses only the freshest local ingredients to create award-winning meals.

Distance: 5 miles

After all this weekend activity, you can look forward to relaxing in your cosy new home at ChapelparK.


Curious to find out more about life at Chapelpark?

Our Marketing Suite and Showhome is now open.

Opening Times: Thursday - Monday, 10.30am - 5.30pm

Location: 2 Ythan Way, Newburgh, Ellon, AB41 6EA

Contact us now to arrange a private viewing appointment

Email: chapelpark.sales@scotia-homes.co.uk

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