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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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Tasty hamper treats

Date published: 3/11/2021

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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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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Wild swimming in the Scottish Highlands

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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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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