What they offer:
Clay Pigeon Shooting -
Guests need never have held a gun before to enjoy this activity, full instruction and equipment available. For the more experienced shot the targets are made more challenging. We can tailor your event to your requirements. Clay Shooting takes place in the grounds at Fasque House.
Archery is a great fun event for all the family, just for fun or a competition which ever everyone will be smiling, Fasque front lawn is perfect for this activity.
Air Rifle Shooting -
Guests need not have ever held a gun before, this event is great fun, who doesn’t love the sound of a coke can being pinged off the target or use the traditional target.
Mini Highland Games -
Activities include rolling the whisky keg, tossing the caber, sheaf throwing, wellie throwing and tug of war. Rolling the Whisky Keg in 2’s roll the keg round a course and it is timed Tossing the caber a smaller caber than the real thing tossing it over 360 degrees Sheaf Throwing a sack full of straw, it is thrown over a high rope with a pitchfork Wellie Throwing harder than you think! Tug of war, teams in round robin to get ultimate winner
Murder Mystery Nights -
A Murder Mystery experience during dinner is a brilliant and fun interactive activity for large or small groups Guests play the detectives and are guided through the mystery by the actors playing the murder suspects. The actors bring evidence to the guests during each round and are available to answer questions. All the props, evidence required, stationery for the guests, multimedia clues, some include musical entertainment and a prize for the winning team.
A Tour of Scotland Via Whisky Tasting -
A tasting is not only a sensory experience but an educational one, the guests will be given the opportunity to taste the whisky’s and learn about their story.
Personalised Shopping Trip -
Tartan or tweed, cashmere or wool, trinkets or investment pieces Scotland has it all, a bespoke fun filled tailormade day of glorious retail therapy.
Bespoke Guided Salmon Fishing Experience River Dee -
This is our premium package where we aim to give the ultimate Scottish Salmon fishing experience. We welcome you to come and enjoy the charms of the river Dee and the fabled traditional fly fishing for Atlantic Salmon. This is a @ 40 minute drive from Fasque House. The Dee is famously the first river to start catching Spring Salmon as early as February for those willing to brave the elements. Numbers build up as the water warms and the season progresses going into the summer with a large number of fish in the river Our Bespoke salmon fishing experience is designed for everyone, whether your guests have fishing experience or not, we will ensure that they enjoy their day, learn about the art of Spey casting and how to catch salmon on the Dee. Make the day even more special 1 hour dog trainer to give tips and guidance Post fishing whisky or gin tasting Riverbank sun setting supper, sit back and relax with a dram Private chef prepares a delicious supper
Bespoke Wilderness Highland Trout Adventure -
Scotland is not only the home of fly-fishing but offers the backdrop for the greatest of adventures right on our doorstep. Our one-day adventure begins at the award-winning Fife Arms in Braemar, once assembled the group will enjoy an estate safari, travelling into the heart of the Invercauld private estate. We are based at Corndavon Lodge which is situated within the mountains and has a series of lochan and lochs which are home to healthy numbers of brown trout up to 3lbs. Guests will be immersed in the spectacular beauty that surrounds them while instruction will be tailored to their individual experience. Eagles, grouse and the Red Deer are just some of Scotland’s iconic species guests are likely to encounter on this trip. This fabulous experience starts and ends at the award-winning Fife Arms Hotel in Braemar
Still Water Loch Trout Fishing -
Our Introduction into fly-fishing is aimed at giving guests a taste and the skills required to enjoy a day on the loch and the thrill of catching some fish. The day begins with an introduction with some basic fly-casting techniques getting you efficient at making the casts. Guests are then taught tackle and tactics touching on various different methods used to catch trout in Scotland. Whilst fishing the guides will be there to continue teaching and guiding. Our Stillwater package offers a high chance of catching multiple trout in a safe teaching environment. Location Midmar Still Waters Fishery Bogindhu, Inverurie AB51 7ND 50 mins Drive from Fasque House
Royal E Bike Adventure -Personalised Safari through the Balmoral Estate -
Letting the e-bike do all the work, enjoy a fabulous unforgettable day exploring the Balmoral Estate with your own personal guide. See current and past members of the Royal families favourite picnicking spots and the famous Balmoral Cairns. With an optional extra of a stop off and tour at the Royal Lochnagar Whisky Distillery. 70 min drive from Fasque House Picnic on the hill with your own private chef. Lochnagar Distillery Experiences One mile from Balmoral Castle, the distillery resides in the majestic heart of Royal Deeside, sitting alongside the River Dee.
The Burnobennie Whiskey Experience -
Burnobennie Distillery is one of the most forward thinking & innovative distilleries in Scotland. Having been inspired by the craft beer movement, Burnobennie has created a recipe full of flavour with rich notes of chocolate & coffee, this recipe caused one of the most well-respected whisky writers, Charles Maclean MBE to think our 18-month-old spirit was 18 years old. Which he says, was one of the biggest mistakes of his career. Burnobennie Distillery is not open to the public, only a very select few are able to see behind the scenes of the state-of-the-art facility. The whiskies you will taste will be drawn straight from the cask and cannot be found anywhere else in the world. At Burnobennie, one can expect a guided tour by either their Distiller or Company Directors. They will talk through the whisky and rum making process, as well as the intricacies of the appreciation of scotch whisky, with a detailed guided tasting. The guests will have the opportunity to sample a range of Burnobennie Single Malt Scotch Whiskies, as well as exclusive Single Malts from distilleries all over Scotland.
Paddle Board Adventures -
The iconic River Dee, in Royal Deeside, flowing from the Cairngorms all the way to the North Sea, flowing through the picturesque countryside of Royal Deeside and the River Spey flowing through the Scottish Highlands and Speyside are two magnificent rivers. 30 minutes from Fasque House The opportunity to see these areas in a whole different perspective. The rivers provide sections of water to challenge all level of paddlers. With some quiet, meandering, slower sections of water all the way through to grade 3 rapids for you more seasoned paddler. If guests have had no previous paddling experience, they would be required to have a lesson prior to taking on this experience, which we can easily arrange.
All activities are subject to availabilty and packages vary depending on group numbers and experience.