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Mar Lodge Estate National Nature Reserve

Britain’s largest nature reserve and a wildlife wonderland in the heart of the Cairngorms

Upcoming Events

Black Grouse Dawnwatch

20 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019
Paid Event

Jump in a pickup and join a Ranger at one of our Black Grouse leks.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Mar Lodge Estate

21 Apr 2019
10:00
Paid Event

Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, as well as an Open Day at Mar Lodge Estate. 

Devil's Point

24 May 2019
09:00
Paid Event

Join us on a high level guided walk through spectacular scenery in the Cairngorms National Park.

The Lairig an Laoigh - 'The pass of the calves'

1 Jun 2019
08:00
Paid Event

An 18 mile traverse across the Cairngorms through the less well know mountain pass, the Lairig an Laoigh.

Evening Stroll

5 Jun 2019 - 28 Aug 2019
Paid Event

Join us for an evening stroll around the grounds of this former hunting lodge once owned by Queen Victoria's granddaughter.

Nature Nippers at Mar Lodge

6 Jun 2019 - 1 Aug 2019
Paid Event

Nature activities club for children 5 and under.

The Lairig Ghru

15 Jun 2019
08:00
Paid Event

Join us on a high level guided walk through spectacular scenery and cross the Cairngorms through this iconic high mountain pass.

Mar Lodge Mini Rangers - Nature Detectives

27 Jun 2019
10:00
Paid Event

Become a mini Mar Lodge Ranger by taking part in our ranger training days

Mar Lodge Mini Rangers - Can you survive?

25 Jul 2019
10:00
Paid Event

Become a mini Mar Lodge ranger by taking part in our ranger training days. 

Ben Macdui Horseshoe

27 Jul 2019
09:00
Paid Event

At 1,309m high Ben Macdui is the second highest mountain in the UK.