Philiphaugh Estate

A pioneering conservation charity initiative and SLE member have joined forces to open the UK mainland’s first ever golden eagle information point, dedicated to telling the story of one of the country’s most iconic wildlife species in the south of Scotland. Designed by award-winning exhibition designers Studioarc, in partnership with the groundbreaking South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project, the new Eyrie: Eagle Information Point is located in the new Waterwheel Tearoom in Philiphaugh Estate, near Selkirk.

A pioneering conservation charity initiative - South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project and SLE member Philiphaugh Estate have joined forces to open the UK mainland’s first ever golden eagle information point, dedicated to telling the story of one of the country’s most iconic wildlife species in the south of Scotland. Through a series of fun and informative displays, including a Guess Who style game, visitors to the Eyrie at the Waterwheel Tearoom will discover more about the importance of golden eagles to the south of Scotland and how they can help to address low numbers of this iconic species in the area. They can also view some of the latest video footage following the Project’s first four successfully translocated eagles and learn about some of the other amazing raptor species that can be seen nearby.