A little about the owners of

Callater Lodge Hotel,

Braemar, Scotland


Mike Franklin, one of the owners, also acts as a statistical consultant in biological and agricultural research

Maria, who was born in South Africa, is a former nurse and mid-wife who now makes delicious meals, does the gardening, all the decorating...

Our son, Francis is doing post-doctoral research in mechanical engineering at the University of Sheffield. He has just 'written his first novel' and has his own web-site.


The footbridge in this picture crosses the River Dee at Cambus o' May. The plaque commemorates its re-opening by the Queen Mother.

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