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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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Autumn in Full Swing at Eagle Brae

Date published: 10/10/2017

It’s almost November in the Highlands and we love this time of year at Eagle Brae. Our log cabins are surrounded by nature and wildlife, so let’s take a look at what’s to come in late autumn. Our stunning Highland landscape is transforming as leaves ...

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Birding For Beginners: Bird Watching In The Scottish Highlands

Date published: 19/9/2017

As anyone who has ever looked at a snowflake under a microscope knows, nature does some of its best work in miniatures. It is why bird watching in the Scottish Highlands is so popular. There’s something bewitching about the intricate colours ...

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Autumn Wildlife Spotting in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 14/9/2017

September is officially the start of autumn in Scotland. And as we say goodbye to the long summer days and welcome a slight chill in the air, the lure of curling up in front of a roaring fire with a warm cup of something and hibernating until the frosty ...

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Luxury Scottish Log Cabins: 10 Pictures That Prove Eagle Brae Is Simply Out Of This World

Date published: 21/8/2017

Luxury Scottish log cabins, the most stunning Highland scenery imaginable and a closer-to-nature experience you won't find anywhere else. Welcome to Eagle Brae! Sun-kissed mountains, a meandering river, breath-taking scenery and a view that ...

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Eagle Brae Highlights: Celebrating our 4th Anniversary

Date published: 15/8/2017

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – Eagle Brae is a dream in the making. It’s the culmination of years of hard work and determination from Mike, Pawana and the entire Eagle Brae team. Because let’s face it, when we decided to build ...

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Tasty Hamper Treats

Date published: 5/2/2017

Take a look in your Eagle Brae welcome hamper. We source our produce locally, and we try and pick organic options wherever possible. Here’s what you’ll find in your Scottish Hamper when you arrive at your cosy log cabin at Eagle Brae ...

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What Goes In To Building Our Beautiful Log Cabins

Date published: 22/12/2016

With 3 beautiful new log cabins on the way, we thought it only fitting we share some of the secrets of building an Eagle Brae log cabin with you. All of our cabins are hand built by master craftsmen using the finest Western Red Cedar logs. Each log ...

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2016 Highlights From Eagle Brae

Date published: 14/12/2016

We knew it was going to be a great year when we welcomed in the New Year with an amazing display of the Aurora Borealis. On New Year’s Eve, we were treated to a spectacular display of the Northern Lights. It was the perfect way to toast the bells and ...

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3 Tips for Kayaking at Eagle Brae

Date published: 13/4/2016

Nestled away between the Rivers Farrar and Glass, Eagle Brae is perfectly positioned to offer kayaking to all our adventure-loving, adrenaline-pumping guests. And who wouldn’t want to go kayaking in the Highlands? With meandering rivers, beautiful ...

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Why June is the Best Month in the Highlands?

Date published: 5/4/2016

June is traditionally a favourite month for many. It’s the first month of summer, it hosts the summer solstice, all the trees have finally got their leaves out and the weather is generally good! But there are some special reasons why June might be the ...

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Environmentally Friendly Holidays in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 31/3/2016

When it comes to disconnecting from the everyday and reconnecting with nature, there’s nothing better than heading out to the Scottish Highlands for a wilderness adventure. And in today’s fast-paced world, the need for environmentally friendly ...

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The Best of Birdwatching in the Highlands

Date published: 24/3/2016

A stay at Eagle Brae offers the birder one of the most versatile bases for birdwatching in the Highlands. Only 15 miles from the east coast and its shelducks, curlews and pink-footed geese; only an hour’s drive from the west coast and its white-tailed ...

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Get Hooked on Fishing in the Highlands

Date published: 22/3/2016

There’s a general rule of thumb when it comes to fishing in Scotland: drive 30 minutes in any direction and you will find a great place to fish. And while that rings true for pretty much all of Scotland, fishing in the Highlands is particularly renowned for ...

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The Magnificent Area Surrounding Eagle Brae

Date published: 16/3/2016

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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Hidden Gems from our Glens: Forest Walks

Date published: 1/3/2016

The grove of trees in Reelig Glen, at Moniack near Beauty, is the largest concentration of trees exceeding 180ft anywhere in the British Isles. Planted by local Scottish explorer James Baillie Fraser, mostly with seed brought back to Scotland from expeditions ...

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Amazing Loch Ness Facts

Date published: 8/2/2016

Hundreds of visitors come and stay in log cabins near Loch Ness every year in the hope of seeing the loch’s most famous resident – Nessie. But Loch Ness has some other claims to fame too, read on to discover some of the most amazing Loch Ness facts ...

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The Golden Retriever of the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 18/1/2016

Because of their wonderful temperament, Golden Retrievers are one of the most popular dogs with the UK, Australia and the USA consistently recording Golden Retrievers in the top ten breeds registered annually as family pets. What most people ...

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Ten Things To Do At Eagle Brae

Date published: 12/1/2016

Located in the heart of the Scottish wilderness, Eagle Brae is awash with the beauty of nature. From glens to mountains and gorgeous lochs, we make for the perfect walking or photography destination. Our eco-friendly log cabins are in the best ...

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Honeymoons and Minimoons in the Highlands

Date published: 6/1/2016

The Scottish Highlands are well reputed as one of the most gorgeous natural locations on the planet. With sweeping vistas and forests, wonderful towns and lochs, it’s not hard to see why. For that very reason, Scotland also maintains a reputation as ...

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The Eco-Friendly Western Red Cedar Log Cabin 

Date published: 16/12/2015

These days a lot of effort goes into designing more eco-friendly buildings for us to live, work or holiday in. But a building technique that has been around for hundreds of years may hold the key to a sustainable future. We’re talking about ...

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Highland Adventures: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

Date published: 9/12/2015

You love the outdoors. You always have. And while everyone else plans relaxing holidays in tranquil beachside resorts, you’re on the hunt for an endless supply of Highland adventures. But where to start? The Scottish Highlands are big. They’re wild ...

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Discover 5 Things you Never Knew About Eagle Brae

Date published: 3/12/2015

Eagle Brae is gorgeous. There’s no doubting that. It's why it makes the perfect getaway for a unique holiday in Scotland.  Each of our log cabins has their own unique identity and feel, tailor-made to suit any number of different needs. Eco-friendly ...

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