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Exploring the south side of Loch Ness

Date published: 23/5/2022

The southern shores of Loch Ness are wild, quiet and remote. The biggest attractions tend to be on the northern side, such as Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness by Jacobite, and the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition. However, there are many ...

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Iconic views in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 25/11/2021

What is the best view in Scotland? Well, there’s a stumper. Finding a general consensus is going to be impossible, and is the sort of question that sets Facebook groups on fire! However here at Eagle Brae, we don’t shirk in the face ...

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Get hooked on fishing at Eagle Brae

Date published: 2/11/2021

There’s a general rule of thumb when it comes to fishing in Scotland. Drive 30 minutes in any direction and you will find a great place to fish. And while that rings true for pretty much all of the country, fishing in the Scottish Highlands ...

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Experience the benefits of water wellness at Eagle Brae

Date published: 28/10/2021

Time for some water wellness in the Highlands. So you want to improve your physical and mental wellbeing whilst getting active in the great outdoors of Scotland? Here at Eagle Brae we are at one with nature, with the aim of helping you to reconnect with the world ...

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Birdwatching in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 5/10/2021

A stay at Eagle Brae offers the birder one of the most versatile bases for birdwatching in the Highlands of Scotland. Only 15 miles from the east coast and its shelducks, curlews and pink-footed geese. Just an hour’s drive from the west coast and its white-tailed sea eagles ...

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Top 10 things to do in the Highlands

Date published: 17/8/2021

The Highlands of Scotland is a holiday destination like no other! From visiting ancient ruins to taking selfies at Hollywood filming locations; no two days here are ever the same. In fact, there are so many different types of activities and attractions, that narrowing ...

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Things to do with your dog at Eagle Brae

Date published: 11/8/2021

If you’re looking for dog friendly accommodation in the Highlands, then Eagle Brae should be top of your list. We love dogs here, and even have our own resident pup, the Bernese Mountain Dog Shanti! And so you can spend your holidays with your best friend ...

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Wild swimming in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 9/8/2021

With many places to go wild swimming near Inverness, we have created a guide to some of the hot spots to take a refreshing dip. If you are lucky enough to be in Scotland when we have sunshine then there is nothing more magical than a swim in the great outdoors.

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5 top Highland day trips from Eagle Brae

Date published: 21/7/2021

When you stay at Eagle Brae, you will find yourself immersed in nature. It can sometimes feel like there is nobody else nearby! But if you want to get out and explore, we are perfectly placed for many Highland day trips. Jump in the car or hop on your bike ...

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Tips for camera stalking at Eagle Brae

Date published: 20/7/2021

During your stay at Eagle Brae, you have the excellent opportunity to participate in camera stalking. We run guided camera stalking activities, where we take groups out on the mountain to stalk wild deer, but shooting photos rather than bullets ...

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Winter, the most wonderful time of the year at Eagle Brae

Date published: 19/7/2021

There is something very special about winter in the Scottish Highlands. Here at Eagle Brae we are far removed from the busy cities. Winter ushers in a tranquil calm and a stillness slowly settles in. A blanket of snow covers the hills, where wild deer ...

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Golfing holidays at Eagle Brae

Date published: 5/5/2021

You’ll find many of the most beautiful (and challenging) golf courses in the world in Scotland. And nowhere is better known for its golf than the Highlands. In fact, golf courses in the Scottish Highlands feature regularly in lists of the world’s top 100 courses. So if you’re planning ...

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What to do this spring in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 4/3/2020

The first signs of spring are popping up, from the longer days to the scattering of freshly bloomed daffodils. So, there’s no better time to visit Eagle Brae in Scottish Highlands and witness nature’s finest coming to life. With Easter around the corner ...

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Things to do in the Highlands this February break

Date published: 3/2/2020

It might only be the second month of the new year, but you still deserve a holiday! The February break is coming up, and what better a time to visit the beautiful Scottish Highlands? Winter is a magical time at Eagle Brae log cabins, and with our own ...

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Things to experience In Beauly

Date published: 11/12/2018

Here at Eagle Brae, we’re lucky enough to be located in the spectacular Scottish Highlands, surrounded by nature and wildlife. And, as well as dramatic landscapes, we’re just 13 miles from the picturesque village of Beauly. Perfect for a visit during your ...

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Facts and secrets of Glen Affric

Date published: 22/11/2018

Glen Affric is home to more than 30 miles of ancient pine forests. It also has one of Scotland’s largest ancient Caledonian pine woods. Here, you’ll find wildlife species such as otters, red squirrels, red deer, osprey, native pine martens, and black grouse ...

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Stargazing in Scotland with Eagle Brae

Date published: 5/3/2018

While signs of spring are beginning to pop up everywhere, winter’s long nights are not over yet. So, why not take advantage of these dark nights, and enjoy a spot of stargazing in Scotland? Here, at Eagle Brae, our remote location in the Scottish ...

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Secrets to make you fall in love with the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 15/2/2018

The Scottish Highlands are among the most beautiful places to visit in the UK. So, why not book a stay in one of our beautiful log cabins at Eagle Brae, and discover the secrets of the Scottish Highlands? Here’s a guide to five of our favourite places in ...

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Why June is the best month in the Highlands?

Date published: 5/4/2016

June is traditionally a favourite month for many. It’s the first month of summer, it hosts the summer solstice, all the trees have finally got their leaves out and the weather is generally good! But there are some special reasons why June might be the ...

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Ten things to do at Eagle Brae

Date published: 12/1/2016

Located in the heart of the Scottish wilderness, Eagle Brae is awash with the beauty of nature. From glens to mountains and gorgeous lochs, we make for the perfect walking or photography destination. Our eco-friendly log cabins are in the best ...

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Outdoor adventures at Eagle Brae

Date published: 9/12/2015

You love the outdoors. You always have. And while everyone else plans relaxing holidays in tranquil beachside resorts, you’re on the hunt for an endless supply of Highland adventures. But where to start? The Scottish Highlands are big. They’re wild ...

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The family guide to Eagle Brae

Date published: 30/6/2015

How do you make your family holidays in Scotland perfect? Check out our guide to the best family holidays at Eagle Brae.

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