The Royal Deeside Railway is a standard gauge steam and diesel hauled heritage railway, in a beautiful setting running alongside the River Dee.
The Royal Deeside Railway Preservation Society (RDRPS) is a Registered Scottish Charity No. SC027686
Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and many local companies
All services are operated by the Deeside Railway Company Ltd, registered in Scotland No.241603
Station shop telephone 01330 844416 (Answerphone except service days)
Copyright © Deeside Railway Company 2013 to 2023 All Rights Reserved
At the Milton of Crathes, we have an award-winning Victorian station, a shop with ice creams etc., all with a wonderful view of the surrounding hills. The Milton of Crathes complex includes craft shops, a and For a short aerial video of the east end of the railway, click .
We’re at the Milton of Crathes Art & Craft village on the A93 Aberdeen to Banchory road, about 3 miles east of Banchory, Aberdeenshire. Click for a map of our location.
Public transport by Stagecoach buses on routes 201, 202 and 203 from Aberdeen bus station to Crathes Castle.
The SatNav postcode is AB315QH.
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Tel. 01330 844416 (Answerphone except service days)
eMail : click to send an email to the Society secretary.
: click to send an email to the Charter Manager.
: click to send an email to the Operations Director.
Snail mail : The Royal Deeside Railway
Milton of Crathes
Aberdeenshire AB31 5QH
Santa and his elves will be busy at the Milton of Crathes again this year, so don't delay - make your advance booking online now to secure the preferred time and day for your visit.
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Santa will be at the Milton of Crathes again this year with a sack full of presents for the children, and hot mince pies and drinks for the adults.
Services will be running at regular intervals every Saturday and Sunday from 25th November up to and including 23rd December.
Services start Saturday 25th November