Mar Lodge, part 3

I love this place. We’ve had another wonderful day at Mar Lodge and I don’t want to leave. It has been so relaxing and although I wouldn’t describe myself as stressed my life is incredibly busy and so it has been nice just to relax and enjoy nature for a couple of days. Nature here is the best there is; it’s my favourite of all landscapes with mountains, forests, rivers, and lochs. I also love the Victorian bridges and stone cottages and lodges.

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We had lunch in Braemar which is my favourite village in Scotland. It’s so cute with cafes and quirky shops that are open on Sundays – yay! Here’s the River Clunie, which runs through the centre of the village:

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We saw another red squirrel and I managed to photograph it this time. Can you spot it in this next pic?

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This afternoon we had a tour of Mar Lodge. Here are my pics:

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The Chapel:

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Mar Lodge is a very popular location for weddings and for large weddings you can hire out the ballroom for the reception. You’ll be shocked when you see what the ballroom looks like. I wouldn’t want to have a wedding reception in there. Check out the ceiling:

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I think Mar Lodge is the best location in the world for a wedding but I don’t think I’d hire the ballroom. Am I the only one who thinks the ceiling is tasteless? There are over 2000 deer skulls there.

 

7 thoughts on “Mar Lodge, part 3

    1. They’re awful, aren’t they? If they were on display as a way to celebrate the animal and remember it in death I might like it more but because I know they’re on display as trophies it just looks dreadful to me.

  1. I didn’t realize those are deer skulls until you said it. I’d be scared to even enter such a ballroom. Otherwise, great pics.

    Reminder to upgrade your phone 🙂

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