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Exploring the languages of Scotland

Date published: 2/5/2024

In the diverse languages of Scotland, Scots Language and Scottish Gaelic hold significant historical and cultural value...

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What’s in your Eagle Brae hamper?

Date published: 17/4/2024

Your Scottish welcome hamper from Eagle Brae. When you stay at Eagle Brae, we'll welcome you with a hamper full of goodies! So, let's take a look at what you’ll find in your Scottish welcome hamper when you arrive at your cosy log cabin at ...

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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 history of success

Date published: 11/12/2023

It’s hard not to fall in love with our log cabins here at Eagle Brae. With a mix of innovation and culture, Mike and Pawana have set the stage for something spectacular. Luxurious, eco-friendly log cabins, nestled on a Highland hilltop, surrounded by acres ...

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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 magnificent area surrounding Eagle Brae

Date published: 23/10/2023

A lot of people are put off by stunning locations that are hard to reach. But thankfully Eagle Brae manages to be the former while avoiding the latter! Set in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, an area famed for its wild glens, sweeping vistas and ...

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Your next family gathering

Date published: 19/10/2023

When it comes to planning a family gathering, the location can be hard to pin down. It is a huge part of the trip, and getting it wrong could make your family gathering memorable for all the wrong reasons. Eagle Brae in the...

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Driving in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 12/9/2023

Many of our guests choose to drive to Eagle Brae, whether they bring their own vehicle, or hire one on arrival in Inverness. Our hilltop location in the Scottish Highlands is around 40 minutes from Inverness, and it’s a beautiful journey driving ...

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Exploring Scotland on long-haul holidays

Date published: 11/9/2023

Today, we're sharing some information for our visitors from far-off locations such as the USA, Canada, China and Australia. Often, long-haul visitors will come to Scotland for two weeks or more and stay with us as part of a wider trip...

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Eagle Brae’s 10th birthday

Date published: 5/9/2023

We recently celebrated a big birthday here at Eagle Brae. It's been an incredible 10 years since we first opened our unique log cabin village. In August 2013, after eight years in the making, our first seven log cabins opened to guests. We now...

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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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The Eagle Brae distance sign

Date published: 31/7/2023

The Eagle Brae distance sign is located right in the centre of our log cabin village, on the mound. It has a weird and wonderful mixture of destinations. Some of the places have connections with Eagle Brae, some are key locations in mankind’s...

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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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