Tag Archives: Mar Lodge Estate

Renovation for Garbh Choire Refuge

It’s long past time I updated the position regarding the Garbh Choire Refuge. As readers of the Mountain Bothies Association magazine will know, Mar Lodge Estate has finally agreed to allow the shelter to be renovated. And all going well … Continue reading

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Plans announced for Derry Lodge development

(Since this post was first written, a planning application for the development has been lodged with Aberdeenshire Council. The application can be seen in full here. According to Murray Hamilton, Director of Planning and Rural Development at the Cairngorms National Park … Continue reading

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A good clean-out. Corrour Bothy toilet

I want one of these! It really is a delight getting out to Corrour Bothy – most of the time – but one of these would be just so much fun. It was past time for the annual clear-out at … Continue reading

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New bridge imminent at Derry Burn

Stop Press: First picture of the new bridge going up comes from Bob Scott’s Bothy caretaker and my fellow Corrour MO, Neil Findlay – https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=967223033296185&set=a.207699109248585.52869.100000254925069&type=1&theater BRIDGE REPORTED COMPLETE BY MAR LODGE ESTATE ON APRIL 30th. With spring making inroads and people’s … Continue reading

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Access problems at Linn of Dee

ACCESS NOW CLEAR. The following news is from the Cairngorms National Park website, and is being updated as more news comes in. Mar Lodge estate Update: 09/01/15 TEMPORARY  ROAD  CLOSURE  AT  LINN OF DEE The gale force winds experienced over … Continue reading

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Mar Lodge Estate news – and a DofE update

A meeting at Mar Lodge produced some news of interest at the weekend. Hosted by Mar Lodge Estate’s Property Manager David Frew, the evening meeting was a community update to let local people – and interested parties – know about … Continue reading

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