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Wonderful ,beautiful spot.

This is abit off the beaten track, but well worth the drive. The best time to visit this place is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
spursman9999
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Ballater, United Kingdom
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Spectacular Place

Staying in a cottage near Inverey so just had to have a short drive to the nearby Linn O'Dee... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Lakesholly
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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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The Linn O' Dee gives unrivalled access to some fine examples of classic features of a Highland landscape: remnants of the ancient Caledonian pine forest, heather moorland and parts of the high Cairngorm plateau. Fifteen of the Cairngorms eighteen...more
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7 Miles Beyond Braemar | Past Inverey on the Linn O' Dee Road, Braemar AB35 5YB, Scotland
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All reviews the river car park take your time heavy rain salmon natural beauty red squirrels on the rocks great place for a picnic fast flowing river beautiful spot national trust starting point stunning scenery mar lodge worth a visit sunny day
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is abit off the beaten track, but well worth the drive. The best time to visit this place is AFTER afew days of rain. It is then owesome. In the spring you have a good chance of seening salmon moving up the River Dee.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Staying in a cottage near Inverey so just had to have a short drive to the nearby Linn O'Dee, spectacular place and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lakesholly
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Linn O' Dee, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hi Lakesholly, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you back again soon to explore more that this wonderful area has to offer. The Mar Lodge Ranger Team

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Really worth a visit, the drive to it is lovely. We had our lunch at a view point. Lots of photo opportunities along the way and also at the place. Really lovely.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cyberhev
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Linn O' Dee, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Hi cyberhev, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you back again soon to explore more that this wonderful area has to offer. The Mar Lodge Ranger Team

Reviewed September 21, 2018

This is such a lovely place to find some peace and quite if need be. It's also great if you have a takeaway from the chippy and want to spend eating it away from the village. It has great views and a brilliant place to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Angela M
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Linn O' Dee, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Hi Angela M, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you back again soon to explore more that this wonderful area has to offer. The Mar Lodge Ranger Team

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

A great place to start walking in the Cairngorms. Well maintained clear paths. Wild open coyntryside. Wonderful mountains.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kathyxyz
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Linn O' Dee, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Hi Kathyxyz, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you back again soon to explore more that this wonderful area has to offer. The Mar Lodge Ranger Team

Reviewed September 18, 2018

This is one of the most magical area's of Scotland. Winter or summer, pack the car and a wee picnic and get over to take in the breath taking views and spectacular scenery. Simply stunning...........More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Craig M
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Linn O' Dee, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Hi Craig M, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. We agree that it is a magical place to visit at any time of year! We hope to see you back again soon to explore more that this...More

Reviewed September 15, 2018

Drive straight through Braemar village and the road to Linn o’ Dee and beyond will take you on a superb drive through a range of changing scenery, including river plains, forests, mountains and large areas of open land with fabulous colours. The ferns are particularly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Linn O' Dee, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Hi johnhouston2, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. The estate is starting to look magnificent now the grasses, bracken and leaves on the trees are starting to come into their autumn colours. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018

Amazing how the has cut through and made this lovely gorge.lots of people visit it while out hill walking

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank wattie41
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Linn O' Dee, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Hi Walter D, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you back again soon to explore more that this wonderful area has to offer. The Mar Lodge Ranger Team

Reviewed September 4, 2018

We were going to an event in Braemar and had read about the Lin O'Dee so kept driving past town. Nice drive up the Dee Valley. When you get to the bridge and walk back to view the water going through the rocks it is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Linn O' Dee, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Hi Douglas T, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you back again soon to explore more that this wonderful area has to offer. The Mar Lodge Ranger Team

Reviewed September 3, 2018

I showed friends the photos of Linn O' Dee and they thought I had been on holiday in the Rocky Mountains. This is some very out of the way countryside. We walked upstream on the eastern bank of the river where there is not really...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Adrian_Bridgelock
NTSMarLodgeEstate, Manager at Linn O' Dee, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Hi Adrian_Bridgelock, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit and sounds like you had the perfect weather. The reason that the water is so clear in the upper reaches of the Dee is because the river is near...More

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ajandsg
September 14, 2018|
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Response from TimeTraveller21 | Reviewed this property |
No shops at Linn of Dee but reasonable number in Braemar
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Response from NTSMarLodgeEstate | Property representative |
Hi Lauraanne..., Yes camping is allowed on Mar Lodge Estate as long as it is in line with the Scottish Outdoor Access Code. Please note that camp fires are not allowed on Mar Lodge Estate at any time. If you would like... More
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AnneO1015
May 1, 2018|
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Response from Thebook862 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I just noticed this. Hope you had a great picnic and I’m sure you realised, there’s any amount of space!
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