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Spring is in the Air at Eagle Brae

Date published: 19/2/2018

The first signs of spring are popping up, from the longer days to the scattering of freshly bloomed daffodils. So, there’s no better time to visit Eagle Brae in Scottish Highlands and witness nature’s finest coming to life. With Easter around the corner, why not book one of our beautiful log cabins this Scottish spring?

Scottish Spring in Your Step

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One of the best times to visit Scotland is during the spring months when the harsh winter days have been replaced by warmer, lighter ones. And, what better way to explore the magnificent Scottish Highlands, than by foot? At Eagle Brae, you will find yourself at one with nature while walking along trails and paths that lead to stunning natural sights. With no trespass laws in Scotland, you’re free to walk anywhere. But, please do respect the local wildlife and remember to close any gates behind you along the way. While springtime might mean the temperature is more bearable, as always be prepared for changeable weather and bring waterproof clothing. So, pack your camera and explore the beautiful area surrounding Eagle Brae on foot. Hike up heather-clad hills, stroll along the banks of rushing rivers, or ramble through Glen Affric and catch sightings of local wildlife.

Avoid the Crowds

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One of the great things about visiting Scotland in the spring is the smaller crowds. Unlike summer where hikers and bikers flock to the region, spring is a more tranquil time to visit the Highlands. You’ll find plenty of natural places to relax and unwind, soaking up the magnificent natural sights and sounds. Whether you’re visiting Eagle Brae for a romantic weekend, or you’re planning a family bank holiday weekend, spring is the perfect time.

Wildlife in Abundance

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Spring brings longer, warmer, sunnier days, and with that, the local spring wildlife comes alive after the cold winter. At Eagle Brae, you won’t have to go far to catch sightings of animals and birds. From the balcony of your cosy cabin, you might spot red deer passing through or squirrels scuttling through trees. Or, you can venture off on a hike and climb hills that are carpeted in fresh bloom of wild flowers. From here, you’ll have a chance of seeing circling golden eagles and a spectacular glowing sunset.


With so much to see and do in the Scottish spring, why not book your stay at Eagle Brae and discover the delights that await? Whether you’re visiting to enjoy family time and activities, or a fishing trip with friends, springtime in the Highlands is spectacular.