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A stress-free holiday in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 15/9/2022

Holidays offer a break from the everyday. A chance to get away and de-stress. Here at Eagle Brae we know how important this is. That's why we do everything we can to ensure the most relaxing, stress-free holiday possible. Our guests can escape to our remote ...

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Scottish heather honey and beekeeping

Date published: 23/8/2022

A study by The Scottish Bee Company and Fera Science Ltd has found that Scottish heather honey is a world-leading superfood and packed with nutrients. And bees are so important that the Scottish Government has a dedicated Bee...

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Autumn in full swing at Eagle Brae

Date published: 2/8/2022

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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Facts about ospreys in Scotland

Date published: 29/7/2022

The osprey is a stunning bird to watch in flight and when hunting. It is a very skilled hunter and unique amongst the hawk family. It has a different bone structure to other birds of prey and feet that are more like an owl’s. Its hooked beak is made for tearing...

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Beautiful beaches near Inverness

Date published: 28/7/2022

If you are looking for wonderful beaches to relax on, there’s no need to start looking through brochures for far-flung destinations. Just come and visit our beaches here in Inverness. Whether you prefer fine golden sand or a more pebbly beach that doesn’t end up...

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Where to see otters in Scotland

Date published: 26/7/2022

What could be more magical than seeing a couple of otters at play when you’re visiting with us at Eagle Brae? A truly rewarding experience. But spotting these wonderful, playful creatures takes a little patience. And knowing where to go to see otters while...

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Summer holidays with the family at Eagle Brae

Date published: 4/7/2022

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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Whisky distilleries to visit near Eagle Brae

Date published: 14/6/2022

During your stay with us at Eagle Brae log cabins, we would certainly recommend a visit to one of our local whisky distilleries. Whisky is an important part of Scottish heritage. It’s our national drink, and its story spans hundreds of years. The first mention of ...

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The colourful kingfisher in Scotland

Date published: 24/5/2022

Strathglass and the river banks right in front of Eagle Brae are home to the most northerly kingfishers in Scotland and the UK. These bright, quick, little birds are regularly spotted during the summer months, on the rivers Glass and Farrar...

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Exploring the south side of Loch Ness

Date published: 23/5/2022

The southern shores of Loch Ness are wild, quiet and remote. The biggest attractions tend to be on the northern side, such as Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness by Jacobite, and the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition. However, there are many ...

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Pine martens in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 8/2/2022

The elusive pine marten is a very rare sight across the UK these days. However, we are lucky to have relatively strong numbers here in the Scottish Highlands. They've even been spotted outside our log cabins by patient guests on the look out ...

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A touch of India in the Highlands

Date published: 7/2/2022

Eagle Brae is a unique holiday destination in the Scottish Highlands. Sitting on a remote hilltop in the magnificent area of Strathglass, everything possible about our luxury log cabin resort is hand-made, sustainable and the...

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Things to do in Glen Strathfarrar

Date published: 27/1/2022

Nestled between the magnificent Glen Affric and Glen Strathfarrar, our Eagle Brae log cabin village is set amongst two of the most beautiful glens in Scotland. Glen Affric is the most well-known, but a visit to Glen Strathfarrar is ...

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Highland villages to visit near Eagle Brae

Date published: 26/1/2022

Today, we're taking a look at some of the lovely Highland villages near Eagle Brae. Perfect for a visit during your stay at our hilltop log cabin resort. We are located in Struy, near Beauly, and there are so many ...

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Introducing our new online gift shop

Date published: 25/1/2022

We've always had a gift shop in the reception at Eagle Brae, where guests can choose from a selection of unique items to remind them of their stay here. But did you know we now we have an online shop too? - The ...

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Wildlife holidays in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 2/12/2021

The Scottish Highlands is home to some of the most impressive wildlife in the world. With the highest mountains and deepest bodies of water in the United Kingdom. It’s rich in history, unspoilt scenery and untamed ...

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Iconic views in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 25/11/2021

What is the best view in Scotland? Well, there’s a stumper. Finding a general consensus is going to be impossible, and is the sort of question that sets Facebook groups on fire! However here at Eagle Brae, we don’t shirk in the face ...

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Get hooked on fishing at Eagle Brae

Date published: 2/11/2021

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 the country, fishing in the Scottish Highlands ...

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Experience the benefits of water wellness at Eagle Brae

Date published: 28/10/2021

Time for some water wellness in the Highlands. So you want to improve your physical and mental wellbeing whilst getting active in the great outdoors of Scotland? Here at Eagle Brae we are at one with nature, with the aim of helping you to reconnect with the world ...

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Eco-friendly holidays at Eagle Brae

Date published: 13/10/2021

While you may well be aware of the magnificent log homes of Eagle Brae, you might not know that we offer sustainable, eco-friendly holidays. So, here are some facts about our Highland hideaway and how we like to work with nature, not against it ...

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Birdwatching in the Scottish Highlands

Date published: 5/10/2021

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

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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. In fact, there are so many different types of activities and attractions, that narrowing ...

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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 ...

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