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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

Evening Stroll

17 Jul 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.

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.

Nature Nippers at Mar Lodge

1 Aug 2019
14:00
Paid Event

Nature activities club for children 5 and under.

Carn a' Mhaim

17 Aug 2019
09:00
Paid Event

Accompany our ranger team up Carn A’ Mhaim and experience stunning views across the Cairngorms and into the Lairig Ghru.

Mar Lodge Mini Rangers - Don't get lost!

29 Aug 2019
10:00
Paid Event

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

Gathering Ceilidh

6 Sep 2019
20:00
Paid Event

Come along to our annual ceilidh on the eve of the Braemar Gathering.

Squirrel Watch

21 Sep 2019
10:00
Paid Event

Join us in search of red squirrels in the beautiful Caledonian pinewood.  

Clash of the Titans

13 Oct 2019 - 20 Oct 2019
Paid Event

Don't miss this opportunity to see one of the great spectacles of the Highlands as red stags battle it out for the chance to breed.