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Autumn blogs

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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Salmon spawning season in Scotland

Date published: 31/10/2022

Salmon spawning occurs in late autumn, here in Scotland. Atlantic salmon hatch in freshwater rivers, but migrate to the sea when they are mature enough to survive in saltwater. When it is time to spawn, they swim back upstream to release their eggs. This...

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Highland stories to tell this Halloween

Date published: 11/10/2022

Many say that the Highlands is the most haunted place in Scotland. The earliest settlers arrived here around 12,000 BC, so the area is steeped in history. There are many dark stories from across the ages, which are shared around this time of year, as the nights draw ...

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Autumn in full swing at Eagle Brae

Date published: 2/8/2022

We love autumn at Eagle Brae. As the landscape transforms, our log cabins are surrounded by nature and wildlife. So let’s take a look at what happens over autumn in the Scottish Highlands. From the changing colours, to the leaping salmon. The mating calls ...

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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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The spectacular autumn deer rut

Date published: 4/9/2018

As the summer days draw to an end, the temperatures cool down and the leaves begin to change colour, we welcome the arrival of autumn. Here at Eagle Brae in the Scottish Highlands, it’s an exciting time of year, as the deer rutting season approaches ...

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Highland wildlife through the seasons at Eagle Brae

Date published: 4/12/2017

Located on a mountainside in the northern Scottish Highlands, Eagle Brae is a sanctuary for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. Throughout the year, you’ll find an array of diverse species and Highland wildlife that will delight all ages. Our sustainable ...

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