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Faerie Glen

Scotland
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Ranked #7 of 39 attractions in Isle of Skye
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Parks
Traveler Description: Faerie Glen is an excellent place to take children for a couple of hours to make a wish.  Adults - who do not necessarily believe in fairies - are... more »
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Fantastic fun....completely freaky landscape but so much fun to explore....we got there early and had the place to ourselves...a fab hour spent

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

I am giving this 4 out of 5 sheerly because of the parking. If you have at all been driving in Scotland, you are firmly aware of "Scottish Parking" where any part of the road tends to be a parking spot. Tourists and locals alike were having a really hard time not only parking a couple miles up the hill... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The grass are so gree and fluffy. Imagine you are the sheep visiting this place, you will feel awesome in the cozy environment. As homo sapiens, you will find peace and scenic view of the pretty garden in highland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had a great time here. Well worth the visit and the climb to top is recommended but be careful as it can be a bit slippery :)

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Dallas, Texas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
15 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A local guide for the small group tour I was with took us here instead of Neist Point. I didn't make it out to Neist Point during my visit, but really enjoyed this Glen. It's an easy walk around and the scenery is beautiful and feels like something from a children's book - there's really no easy way to describe... More

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Raleigh, NC, USA
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10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We took a little side trip here with our Haggis tour group and it was amazing! So green, quiet and beautiful! I absolutely recommend taking a trip out to this picturesque little spot. You won't regret it!

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Stockholm
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were there on a sunny day and just loved the place. Easily accessible and great for kids. Like being in a hobbit landscape. Green, soft grassy hills and tiny orchids!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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159 reviews 159 reviews
86 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We took a little side trip to visit the Glen and had a nice pleasant stroll through the area. We came here after visiting the Quiraings, and it was almost like someone had taken that landscape and remade it in miniature here. There really was an air of fairytale to it, from the small rolling hills to the rock circles... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The Faerie Glen is up the side road by the Uig Hotel - it isn't signposted. it's a picturesque little spot with a mini tarn and mini hills - you can imagine wee faerie folk living there. It's worth a stop if you are passing that way but not worth making a special journey for.

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Toronto
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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Our tour bus stopped here for about an hour, and we got to frolic around like children which was great fun. There are great photo opportunities here, and a ton of little (and some big) hills to climb. I did get stricken with paralyzing fear while going up the walkway that leads to the highest point (also great photo ops),... More

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