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The Eagle Brae Blog

Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards 2019 – We’re Winners!

Date published: 4/11/2019

Here at Eagle Brae, we are so proud to have won this year’s Best Self-Catering Accommodation Experience award at the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards (HITA). This is a prestigious annual scheme, which rewards businesses and individuals ...

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Winter, the Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Eagle Brae

Date published: 30/10/2019

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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How to make an Antler Chandelier

Date published: 14/5/2019

If you've ever stayed with us at Eagle Brae, you'll have noticed the stunning antler chandeliers that hang from the rafters of every log cabin. Eagle Brae Owner, Mike Spencer-Nairn, lovingly makes these chandeliers by hand using deer antlers ...

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A Look Inside Our Three New Log Cabins

Date published: 15/4/2019

In December 2018, we introduced three new log cabins to our collection – let’s take a look inside. Certhia - Meaning ‘treecreeper’, a little bird that catches insects on trees, Certhia sleeps two to four people. The cabin has one double or twin room ...

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Golfing Holidays at Eagle Brae

Date published: 12/4/2019

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 ...

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Stay in the only UK Log Cabin Resort built by the Timber Kings

Date published: 18/2/2019

For a holiday with a difference this year, head for the beautiful Scottish Highlands and stay in our luxury self-catering eco-resort. The only log cabin resort in the UK to be built by the Timber Kings (Pioneer Log Homes of BC), our log cabins in Scotland are ...

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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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Did You Know? Highland Cow Facts

Date published: 10/10/2018

Here at Eagle Brae in the Scottish Highlands, we are surrounded by magnificent natural landscapes. And these landscapes are home to a variety of local wildlife. One of the most iconic Scottish animals you’ll see during a stay in one of our beautiful ...

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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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The Story of Our Beautiful Himalayan Carvings

Date published: 7/8/2018

Our beautiful Eagle Brae log cabins are crafted by hand and feature unique intricate wood carvings. A team of experts in the Indian Himalayas created all the flat panel carvings. While the carvings in the rounds of the logs were done in Canada ...

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Fishing Season at Eagle Brae

Date published: 23/7/2018

It’s fishing season at Eagle Brae and you won’t need to travel far for some fresh catch. We’re conveniently located close to the Farrar and Glass rivers where salmon, trout and pike are abundant. And there are plenty of other outdoor holiday activities ...

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Puppy Update! And Other Highland Babies

Date published: 13/6/2018

Spring might have been a little late this year, but that didn’t stop the arrival of some gorgeous new spring animals. We’ve been busy here at Eagle brae with a new addition to our family. Shanti is our new Bernese Mountain puppy, and she has joined ...

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Three New Log Cabins on their way to Eagle Brae

Date published: 11/4/2018

Back in 2016, we announced we would be adding another three new log cabins to our collection in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Now the wait is almost over! By December 2018, Certhia, Ardea and Cinclus will be complete. And they will join ...

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Meet The Pets of Eagle Brae

Date published: 9/4/2018

At Eagle Brae, we love our animals and wildlife. We are surrounded by the stunning nature of the Scottish Highlands, and we also have our very own friendly pets on site. Our Bernese Mountain Dog, Kyla, is a hit with all our guests. And Billy, Bakra ...

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How to make the Perfect Scottish Breakfast

Date published: 24/3/2018

In Scotland, we take pride in our traditional food. So, there’s no better start to the day than a delicious Scottish breakfast. This hearty meal will give you plenty of energy, allowing you to enjoy a range of fun activities at Eagle Brae. Here, we’ll help ...

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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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5 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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Summer Holidays with the Family at Eagle Brae

Date published: 24/1/2018

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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A Romantic Valentine’s Escape to Eagle Brae

Date published: 9/1/2018

With Christmas now behind us and the arrival of the New Year, it’s time to start looking forward to the romance of Valentine’s Day. Here at Eagle Brae, you can enjoy Valentine's romantic getaways in Scotland whilst being surrounded by nature and ...

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3 Reasons Eagle Brae Should Be Your Number One New Year’s Resolution

Date published: 11/12/2017

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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Your Guide To 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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Secrets of Eagle Brae, the Ultimate Highland Getaway

Date published: 9/11/2017

Nestled on a Highland mountainside, between the stunning glens of Affric and Strathfarrar, your ultimate Scottish getaway awaits. Eagle Brae is the perfect place to escape to the country but with all the comforts of home and some added luxuries!

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All Wrapped Up For Winter – Our Nehru Jackets

Date published: 7/11/2017

Grab yourself a truly unique memento of your visit to Eagle Brae with a beautiful Nehru jacket, made exclusively for us in the Indian Himalayan Region, where our very own Pawana is from. We are delighted to bring these entirely original, hand-made ...

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