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Mar Lodge Estate

#3 of 11 things to do in Braemar Features Animals
Estate Office, Mar Lodge, Braemar AB35 5YJ, Scotland
+44 1339 720164
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Beautiful estate

I visited here with my family and was stunned by the breath taking views. Everything about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
xdonsgirlx
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Utopia

The views and atmosphere made me feel I could of just stay and enjoy the tranquil area the sun was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annette P
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Estate Office, Mar Lodge, Braemar AB35 5YJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here with my family and was stunned by the breath taking views. Everything about the estate is stunning.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views and atmosphere made me feel I could of just stay and enjoy the tranquil area the sun was shining it was such a peaceful area just the sound of the running water and birds singing. One of the best place to feel tranquillity

Thank Annette P
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The lodge is just the start of it, the real star is the nature and beautiful walks. Opted for the river walks and up the glen from the car park 10 minutes from the lodge up the country estate road. Wow just wow, thoroughly recommend...More

Thank maraalfa
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Mar Lodge Estate, responded to this review

Hi maraalfa, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you back again soon to explore more that this beautiful area has to offer. The Mar Lodge Ranger Team.

Reviewed 25 February 2017

We were touring the area and came across the estate where we were led to believe that the Queen stays over to play house occasionally. Beautiful environment, lack of humanity which must come as a welcome relief to HRH. We didn't walk far but appreciated...More

Thank lyndsay0
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Mar Lodge Estate, responded to this review

Hi lyndsay0, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. Mar Lodge Estate is now owned by the National Trust for Scotland but was originally built by the 1st Duke of Fife and his wife who was Queen Victoria's...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

The area around Mar Lodge is lovely, with lots of well sign posted walks. There is adequate parking, which is pay and display. The actual Lodge itself is a fair walk from the parking, The was closed when we went, however you can walk around...More

Thank AlisonLoughton
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Mar Lodge Estate, responded to this review

Hi AlisonLoughton, Thank you for your lovely review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. For information Mar Lodge itself is made up of self catering holiday apartments and therefore is not normally open to view. However it is sometimes possible to have a...More

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

WOW - not much more to say really. This lodge is situated in a stunningly beautiful valley. While not everyone will agree or appreciate it's original and continual purpose, hunting, it was ideal for our friends wedding venue. Outside catering obviously and a freedom to...More

Thank Bob R
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Mar Lodge Estate, responded to this review

Hi Bob R, Thank you for your lovely review, it sounds like you had a wonderful visit and that your friends wedding was a success. We hope you will come back again in the future to enjoy more that this wonderful area has to offer....More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Having previously enjoyed some walks around the Linn o'Dee, we wanted to explore the region further. It was a cloudy day after the first snow had fallen, and the contrast between the bright oranges and yellows of the forest with the white dusted tops of...More

Thank gracehoppin
Reviewed 6 November 2016

From Braemar we drove down to Linn of Dee then continued round until the road ended. This really is a spectacular drive with varied views and vistas including beautiful woodland, differing views and moods of the River Dee and wide riverside plains stretching towards the...More

1  Thank johnhouston2
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Mar Lodge Estate, responded to this review

Hi johnhouston2, Thank you for your lovely review, it sounds like you had a great visit! The scenery here is breath-taking whatever the weather and looks different in every season. We hope you will come back again to explore more that the area has to...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Macdui apartment in Mar Lodge and had a wonderful time. The apartment is beautiful and very spacious, just perfect for a family holiday. The building itself is very impressive and surpassed only by the setting. The mountains are beautiful and the...More

Thank Maria B
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Mar Lodge Estate, responded to this review

Hi Maria B, Thank you for your lovely review, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay in Mar Lodge, it sounds like you had a wonderful holiday! We hope to see you back again soon. The Mar Lodge Ranger Team

Reviewed 26 September 2016

One of the most fantastic venues for a wedding reception. Excellent facilities with spacious accommodation. The Banqueting Hall has to be seen to be believed.More

Thank BobAnne2016
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Mar Lodge Estate, responded to this review

Hi BobAnne2016, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and that you had a great time as part of a wedding here at Mar Lodge. We agree the Stag Ballroom has to be seen to be believed!! We...More

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