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Eagle Brae’s Wild Deer

Date published: 20/8/2021

If you would like to know where to see our wild red deer when in Scotland on holiday, or watch them going about their everyday lives, then book a stay at Eagle Brae. We’re one of the best places to see red deer in Scotland, if not the best!

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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.

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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, we thought we’d show you a few of the best activities to do with your dog when on a stay with us.

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Wild Swimming

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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Autumn in Full Swing at Eagle Brae

Date published: 6/5/2021

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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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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Where Golden Eagles Swoop and Soar

Date published: 5/2/2021

Situated just three miles from the nearest known eyrie (eagle’s nest), Eagle Brae is a magical place in the Highlands of Scotland where golden eagles roam the skies. In our quiet hillside location, you can spot several magnificent birds of prey ...

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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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A Romantic Valentine’s Escape to Eagle Brae

Date published: 1/2/2020

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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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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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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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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