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Mar Lodge Estate

A call from the wild
Wedding couple at Mar Lodge Estate
Photographer: Hannah K Photography
Venue overview


Surrounded by spectacular scenery, Mar Lodge is a wonderful venue for civil, religious and humanist ceremonies.

Inside 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 dining in the beautifully appointed Craggan Ballroom or elegant Dining Room.

From the Lodge, a short stroll through the grounds leads to the impressive Stag Ballroom, a unique timber building displaying some 2,500 stag antlers dating from the Victorian era. The ballroom is ideal for ceremonies, dinners and dancing the night away!

For larger wedding receptions, a marquee can be erected on the estate’s vast lawns.


Drinks reception – 160
Wedding ceremony – 110
Dining – 70

Stag Ballroom
Drinks reception – 200
Wedding ceremony – 110
Dining – 160
Dance/ceilidh – 200

Marquee wedding – 1,000+

Part of our 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 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.