Hen Harrier chick tagged at Mar Lodge Estate
A Hen Harrier chick was satellite tagged in July at Mar Lodge Estate, following the first successful breeding attempt on the estate by this iconic raptor species in several decades.Find out more »
Mar Lodge estate is 3 miles west of Braemar, in Aberdeenshire.
Stagecoach Bluebird service numbers 201, 202 and 203 (Aberdeen - Banchory - Torphins - Aboyne - Ballater - Braemar) all stop at Braemar. (These services also stop at Crathes Castle and Drum Castle.)
There are, however, no public transport services from Braemar to the Mar Lodge Estate.
Aberdeen bus station is just a couple of minutes’ walk from Aberdeen railway station. From Aberdeen bus station (65 miles away from Mar Lodge), take any of the services detailed above to Braemar.
Whilst a National Cycle Route does not pass by Mar Lodge Estate, it is still easy to cycle there. Mar Lodge Estate is accessible from the A93 via the unclassified road to Linn of Dee.It is also possible to hire bicycles with Cycle Highlands at Ballater, who can deliver the bicycles to Mar Lodge Estate. There is a bicycle lock-up available for guests at the Lodge.
Sitting within the stunning Cairngorms National Park, there is a huge variety of low-level and high-level walks in and around Braemar.
Access from A93 via unclassified road to Linn of Dee Ordnance Survey Ref: NO096899
For more information visit the Stagecoach website
Call First ScotRail on 0845 601 5929 or visit their website
Call the Sustrans Information Line on 0845 113 0065 or visit their website.
Call Traveline Scotland on 0871 200 2233 for full public transport information
Visit the Cairngorms National Parks Authority's website.
Visit www.cyclehighlands.com for more information on bike hire
Visit www.outdooraccess-scotland.com for information on the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.