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Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

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Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside
Enjoy your very own Braemar Gathering at Mar Lodge Estate on Royal Deeside

Mar Lodge

Venue type Hunting Estate
Location North of Scotland
Capacity 1 - 160
Event types Weddings, Corporate, Private, Other
Green Tourism Award - Silver Wedding BrochureTeam Challenge BrochureNTS Corporate Venues

Set amidst 29,000 hectares of magnificent Scottish countryside, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, Mar Lodge Estate is surrounded by ancient forests and rolling glens, wild rivers and rugged peaks.

Built as a Victorian hunting lodge for the Duke and Duchess of Fife in 1895, Mar Lodge is an idyllic setting for Highland weddings and an exclusive venue for corporate events, family gatherings and private parties.

With luxury self-catering and bunkhouse accommodation within the Lodge and wider estate, your family, friends, guests or delegates are guaranteed an unforgettable experience.

Mar Lodge Estate offers a wide range of outdoor activities and pursuits, including ranger-led walks, early bird safaris, clay pigeon shooting and archery, as well as traditional field sports, such as stag stalking, grouse shooting and salmon fishing. In addition, the Glenshee and Lecht ski centres are within easy reach, at 13 and 26 miles respectively.

Facilities

Venue suitable for weddings, corporate events and private parties

Lodge
Up to 150 guests for drinks receptions
Up to 130 guests for ceremonies
Up to 70 guests for dinner
Up to 100 delegates for meetings and conferences

Stag Ballroom
Up to 200 guests for drinks receptions, ceilidhs and dances
Up to 160 guests for dinner
Up to 160 delegates for meetings and conferences

Grounds
Up to 1,000 guests for team-building activities, family fun days and marquee events

Accommodation
Part of our exclusive Connoisseurs' Collection, the Lodge contains five luxurious Adam revival-style apartments offering self-catering accommodation for up to 31 guests. Additionally, Claybokie and Creag Bhalg, two magnificent four-star cottages, commanding uninterrupted views across the River Dee and Glen Ey, can accommodate 18 guests.
With our bunkhouse accommodation sleeping a further 12, Mar Lodge Estate can accommodate a total of 61 guests. Catering and daily servicing of rooms is available by prior arrangement.

Weddings at Mar Lodge

Surrounded by exquisite scenery, Mar Lodge is a wonderful venue for civil, religious and humanist ceremonies. Within the Lodge, wedding vows can be exchanged in the Great Hall on the balcony of the grand staircase or in the bright and spacious Drawing Room.

Ideal for drinks receptions, the stylish interconnecting public rooms allow guests to relax, mingle and enjoy the surroundings, before dinner in the beautifully appointed Craggan Ballroom or elegant Dining Room.

From the Lodge, a short stroll through the grounds leads to the amazing Stag Ballroom for ceilidhs, dancing and the evening's festivities. A unique timber building displaying some 2,500 stag antlers dating from the Victorian era, the Stag Ballroom is also available for ceremonies, dinners and parties. For larger wedding receptions a marquee can be erected on the estate's vast lawns.

See more wedding inspiration on Mar Lodge Estate's Pinterest.

Corporate

Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city to the natural splendour of Scotland’s rugged highlands and enjoy luxurious accommodation with a variety of traditional field sports and outdoor pursuits. As a corporate retreat, Mar Lodge is secluded and exclusive, its spacious and elegant public rooms ideal for champagne receptions, cocktail parties and gala dinners.

Whether you are with us for a day, a weekend or a week, you will find Mar Lodge a versatile venue with excellent facilities for board meetings and corporate presentations. The fabulous surroundings offer delegates a chance to relax between meetings and enjoy a breath of fresh air.

Travelling to Mar Lodge

Mar Lodge is situated 3 miles west of Braemar, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and 50 miles from Aberdeen and Aberdeen International Airport.

Contact us

For further information please contact Rebecca Rowe who will be delighted to discuss your requirements in more detail, arrange a visit and help plan your event.