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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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Experience Scottish culture and traditions

Date published: 13/7/2023

Scotland is a country rich in history and tradition. Here at Eagle Brae log cabin village, we bring you an authentic Scottish Highlands experience. If you're looking to soak up Scottish culture and customs during your stay with us, here are...

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Discover your Scottish ancestry in the Highlands

Date published: 26/6/2023

We often welcome guests from the USA, Canada, Australia and around the world, eager to discover more about their Scottish ancestry. Staying at Eagle Brae, our remote log cabin resort in the Highlands of Scotland, you can explore unspoilt...

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Your dream elopement wedding at Eagle Brae

Date published: 23/6/2023

Eagle Brae is our remote log cabin resort, nestled between the beautiful Glen Affric and Glen Strathfarrar in the Scottish Highlands. We specialise in intimate celebrations for ten guests or fewer. So our venue is perfect for elopements and small...

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A day trip to Inverness

Date published: 5/6/2023

The wonderful city of Inverness is just a 40-minute drive from Eagle Brae. If you're looking for day trips during your stay with us, we highly recommend a visit to the capital of the Highlands. This historic city in the Scottish Highlands is full of...

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The changing colours of Scottish Mountain Hares

Date published: 30/5/2023

Have you ever heard of Scottish mountain hares? These elusive creatures are known for their unique coat that changes colour with the seasons. But why do they do this? What purpose does it serve? Let’s take a closer look at these...

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Best selling items in our Eagle Brae Shop

Date published: 29/5/2023

If you’re looking for something to take home when you visit Eagle Brae, you’re in luck. Our shop is fully stocked with wonderful, thoughtful gifts for you and your family. Unsure what to get? Why not try one of our best selling items?

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Eagle Brae wedding blogs

Date published: 3/5/2023

Eagle Brae is a spectacular venue in the Scottish Highlands, suitable for small, intimate weddings and elopements. Often, photographers and wedding bloggers share stories and images from the special events that are held here. So if you're...

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A visit to Plodda Falls

Date published: 23/4/2023

Plodda Falls – or Eas Ploda in Gaelic – is an incredibly beautiful waterfall in the Highlands and is a hidden gem. With a wooden viewing platform and stunning greenery dotted along the top of the dramatic cliff faces, the falls are truly a ...

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Eagle Brae influencer and blogger visits

Date published: 18/4/2023

Our log cabin village, nestled on a hilltop in the Scottish Highlands, is a five-star holiday destination with the WOW factor. Cosy cabins, quirky details, high-end luxury, abundant wildlife and magnificent Highland views make this a place that ...

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Our rare breeds

Date published: 28/3/2023

It’s not just the wildlife at Eagle Brae that we care deeply about here at Eagle Brae. Did you know that we have some rare livestock breeds too? We have a flock of Hebridean Sheep, a herd of Black Highland Cows and a passel of pedigree Berkshire pigs. All ...

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Owls in Scotland

Date published: 27/3/2023

Scotland is home to a large variety of wildlife, including some of the most elusive and fascinating birds of prey in the world. Among these are the owls, a group of birds that have captured the imagination of people for centuries. From their silent flight to...

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15 fun Easter Facts

Date published: 15/3/2023

Very soon we’ll be waving goodbye to winter and saying a big hello to spring. The Vernal (Spring) Equinox signifies the start of spring with Easter hot on its heels. But have you ever wondered why Easter is celebrated on a different date each year? How about...

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Eagle Brae facilities

Date published: 26/2/2023

When you come and stay with us, we want you to be able to escape the hustle and bustle of normal life. To be able to really relax and unwind. And to help you do that, we have put our heart and soul into the facilities we offer here at Eagle Brae. Making sure it really ...

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Eagle Brae guest reviews

Date published: 16/2/2023

Here at Eagle Brae, we strive to provide the very best holiday experience for our guests. We are always interested in reading guest reviews. We use them to check what we are doing right for our guests, and where we could make...

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Unique Highlands wedding venues

Date published: 27/1/2023

With dramatic scenery, an abundance of wildlife and some stunning, unique wedding venues, it’s hard to beat the Scottish Highlands as a fantastic place to get married. Whether you envisage yourself saying I do by a loch, in a woodland, in a castle, or with...

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Scotland for the New Year

Date published: 27/12/2022

The New Year is almost upon us and it’s one of our favourite celebrations here in Scotland. How do you normally ring in the New Year? An evening with family and friends? A party? Or a romantic evening for two with a glass of fizz to toast at midnight? ...

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What we’re thankful for this Hogmanay

Date published: 18/12/2022

2022 is nearly over and we’ll soon be celebrating Hogmanay here in the Highlands. As the saying goes, out with the old and in with the new. But, traditionally, as well as welcoming in the New Year, here in the Highlands, celebrating Hogmanay is about ending...

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New year’s resolutions that are easy to keep at Eagle Brae

Date published: 12/12/2022

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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Spotting bottlenose dolphins in Scotland

Date published: 10/11/2022

Scotland is a magical holiday destination for wildlife lovers. Exploring our magnificent Highland landscapes, you'll find a wide variety of animals in the skies, on the land and in the waters. Ospreys, otters, salmon, kingfishers, pine martens...

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Hidden gems of the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 9/11/2022

When you stay at our log cabin village in the Highlands, you've already found your first hidden gem. Eagle Brae is located on a secluded hilltop, between the magnificent glens of Glen Affric and Glen Strathfarrar. We're only 23 miles from Inverness...

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Spending Christmas at Eagle Brae

Date published: 8/11/2022

Escape to the Scottish Highlands at Christmas for a festive break like no other! Get cosy in one of our secluded log cabins, each sleeping 2 to 6 guests, and enjoy a luxurious stay, surrounded by the winter wilderness. Our log cabin village is open for...

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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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