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Explore the best museums and galleries near Inverness

Date published: 16/4/2024

If you're planning to visit the Scottish Highlands, especially the area around Inverness, you'll discover a wealth of culture and history ready to be explored. Museums and galleries near Inverness offer a fascinating journey through...

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Exploring clan history in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 22/3/2024

Have you ever wondered where your Scottish surname comes from, the history of clans in Scotland or tracing your Scottish heritage? Get ready to find out about your clan’s history with a wealth of Scottish ancestry waiting to be discovered in and ...

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What is foraging and what to forage for?

Date published: 4/3/2024

Foraging has become increasingly popular over the years but, what is it? Most of us have foraged before. Do you remember going blackberry picking in the hedgerows as a child? Well, that’s a form of foraging. Cheap, eco-friendly, and a great way of adding...

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Experience ‘The Traitors’ in the Highlands

Date published: 26/2/2024

If you watch ‘The Traitors‘, you’ll already know all about the beauty of the areas around Eagle Brae. That’s because it’s filmed nearby! Traitors Castle, otherwise known as Ardross Castle, is just a one-hour drive away, although you won’t be able to visit...

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Birds of prey in Scotland

Date published: 18/1/2024

In the Scottish Highlands, where the land is wild and the views are amazing, it’s home to many types of birds of prey. Look out for birds of prey soaring in the skies over Eagle Brae. You can see the likes of golden eagles, buzzards, hen harriers...

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Things to do in Cannich

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Cannich is nestled at the head of two remote glens and is a great walking destination in the Scottish Highlands. This village is surrounded by the scenic slopes of Beinn a Chairein and positioned at the meeting point of Glen Cannich, Glen Affric and...

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A guide to Scottish Munros

Date published: 27/11/2023

Scottish Munros are a mountain in Scotland that stands at least 3,000 feet tall. These peaks are named after Sir Hugh Munro who first compiled a list of them in 1891. Munros are scattered across the stunning landscapes of Scotland...

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Film & TV locations to visit near Eagle Brae

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Welcome to the magic of Scottish Highlands film locations, where the stunning landscapes and historic spots become the backdrop for some of your favourite movies and TV shows. Explore the captivating world of...

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Scottish traditions at Christmas and Hogmanay

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Come along to the Scottish Highlands! Where Christmas and Hogmanay bring a mix of old traditions and new celebrations. As winter winds sweep through the rugged landscapes, Scots get ready for a special time filled with ...

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What’s the weather like in the Scottish Highlands?

Date published: 23/11/2023

The Highlands is a place of magnificent scenery and drama. And no matter the season, the Scottish Highlands weather brings an added element of natural beauty. Being so far north, the Highlands get a dramatic range of weather you may ...

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Castles to visit near Eagle Brae

Date published: 31/10/2023

Scotland is known for its history; part of that is the many castles dotted around the scenic Scottish countryside. If you’re visiting any part of Scotland, you really ought to make sure you head over to at least one! No matter which region...

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A romantic escape to Eagle Brae

Date published: 24/10/2023

Here at Eagle Brae, you can enjoy romantic getaways in Scotland whilst being surrounded by nature and wildlife. So, if you’re looking to plan a special surprise for your loved one this Valentine's Day, here are a few reasons to book your stay with us ...

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The grand reopening of Inverness Castle

Date published: 22/8/2023

Anyone who has visited Inverness will recognize the structure that is Inverness Castle. Having served various purposes throughout its years, Inverness Castle is currently under reconstruction and remodelling. Now, it is getting ready...

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What to expect at Eden Court, Inverness

Date published: 21/8/2023

Eden Court is Scotland’s largest combined arts organisation. Formed of three connected buildings on the River Ness, it has Category A listed status. And it is one of only around 50 post-war buildings to be awarded that status. The buildings have two ...

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Discover the north side of Loch Ness

Date published: 14/7/2023

Last time we brought you our guide to the south side of Loch Ness, so today we're focusing on the north side. This is where the better-known attractions tend to be. It's also the closest side to our Eagle Brae cabins and makes a great day trip for our ...

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Owls in Scotland

Date published: 27/3/2023

Scotland is home to a large variety of wildlife, including some of the most elusive and fascinating birds of prey in the world. Among these are the owls, a group of birds that have captured the imagination of people for centuries. From their silent flight to...

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15 fun Easter Facts

Date published: 15/3/2023

Very soon we’ll be waving goodbye to winter and saying a big hello to spring. The Vernal (Spring) Equinox signifies the start of spring with Easter hot on its heels. But have you ever wondered why Easter is celebrated on a different date each year? How about...

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New year’s resolutions that are easy to keep at Eagle Brae

Date published: 12/12/2022

With the festive season well and truly upon us, there’s no better time to reflect on the year gone by. As 2017 draws to a close, thoughts turn to celebrating a brand-new year. So, what better way to kick-start 2018 than by making your New year’s ...

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Scottish heather honey and beekeeping

Date published: 23/8/2022

A study by The Scottish Bee Company and Fera Science Ltd has found that Scottish heather honey is a world-leading superfood and packed with nutrients. And bees are so important that the Scottish Government has a dedicated Bee...

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Facts about ospreys in Scotland

Date published: 29/7/2022

The osprey is a stunning bird to watch in flight and when hunting. It is a very skilled hunter and unique amongst the hawk family. It has a different bone structure to other birds of prey and feet that are more like an owl’s. Its hooked beak is made for tearing...

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Beautiful beaches near Inverness

Date published: 28/7/2022

If you are looking for wonderful beaches to relax on, there’s no need to start looking through brochures for far-flung destinations. Just come and visit our beaches here in Inverness. Whether you prefer fine golden sand or a more pebbly beach that doesn’t end up...

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Where to see otters in Scotland

Date published: 26/7/2022

What could be more magical than seeing a couple of otters at play when you’re visiting with us at Eagle Brae? A truly rewarding experience. But spotting these wonderful, playful creatures takes a little patience. And knowing where to go to see otters while...

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Summer holidays with the family at Eagle Brae

Date published: 4/7/2022

There’s no better place to spend quality time with the family than in the great outdoors, surrounded by nature and wildlife. So, if you’re looking for somewhere to spend log cabin family holidays this summer, Eagle Brae is the perfect choice. Here ...

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Whisky distilleries to visit near Eagle Brae

Date published: 14/6/2022

During your stay with us at Eagle Brae log cabins, we would certainly recommend a visit to one of our local whisky distilleries. Whisky is an important part of Scottish heritage. It’s our national drink, and its story spans hundreds of years. The first mention of ...

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