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Haughton House Holiday Park is a large beautiful woodland campsite located within the picturesque 40-hectare Haughton Country Park.
Just a 15-minute walk from the many restaurants and shops of Alford village, Haughton offers 71 touring pitches with electric hook-up, plus space for 70 tents. The mansion house also features four spacious self-catering apartments.
A friendly smile and a warm welcome await guests, thanks to experienced holiday park owners Hugh and Debbie Ballantyne, who recently took over the park. The couple encourage a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere where guests are free to enjoy a barbecue, take a round of putting or go for a quiet stroll along the River Don, which is especially popular with fishermen and canoeists.
The park boasts two children’s playgrounds and kids of all ages love riding on Alford Valley Railway’s narrow-gauge train. As a base for exploring, Haughton is perfectly placed; 15 golf courses are within a half-hour drive, Balmoral and the castle trail are easily reached, as are the Cairngorms National Park and many of Scotland’s finest whisky distilleries. Alternatively, just sit back, take it easy and unwind as you savour the peaceful tranquillity of the surroundings and the park’s enthusiastic chorus of birds.
New for 2013; two holiday caravans are now available for hire. Call for more details!
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However, where the pitch or accommodation occupancy allows it, you can now make a booking for up to 30 adults and 30 children on one pitch.
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Large groups: check the listing page for any group restrictions set out in the terms and section titled ‘Please note’.
Large tents/caravans: check the restrictions on unit dimensions to ensure your unit is suitable for the space you will be provided with.
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Motorhome service point
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Large (51-200 pitches)
- Coach stations
Inverurie: Town Hall Bus Stop — 12.7 miles
12.7 miles Huntly: Square Bus Stop — 14.7 miles
14.7 miles Dyce Airport: Terminal Bus Stop — 18.9 miles
- Train stations
Insch Rail Station — 7.5 miles
7.5 miles Inverurie Rail Station — 12.7 miles
12.7 miles Huntly Rail Station — 14.4 miles
- Ferry ports
Aberdeen Ferry Terminal — 23.9 miles
Aberdeen Airport — 18.9 miles
Alford itself boasts three museums, a historic battlefield and plenty of beautiful walks in Murray Park. However, Aberdeen’s galleries, museums, shops and visitor attractions are just 40 minutes away.
The village of Alford boasts a golf course, dry ski slope, swimming pool, the fascinating Grampian Transport Museum and the Bennachie hills. In the Park itself, wildlife includes red squirrels, rabbits, numerous bird species… and even polecats!
Alford offers many superb eateries, including a popular fish and chip shop, a renowned Indian restaurant and several bistro-style coffee shops. It also has a Chinese restaurant and an excellent Indian takeaway.
- Carnegie Museum (12.7 miles)
- Glenfiddich Distillery (21.5 miles)
- Aberdeen Maritime Museum (23.6 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.