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Fairy Pools

Road to Glen Brittle, Scotland
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Ranked #7 of 41 Attractions in Isle of Skye
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bodies of Water, Waterfalls
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

I read about the fairy pools, WOW they were fantastic.. Loved the waterfalls and just the whole experience. I went for a dip in the pools. You have to see it them to appreciate them. Loved them and so many nationalities were there too.

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Scotland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The fairy pools are perhaps best viewed on a sunny day. Although the walk along the river was pleasant and the river beautiful and clear the concept of fairy pools is perhaps a bit stretched. Scenic river more appropriate perhaps

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Ghent, Belgium
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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

Beautiful scenery, especially on a sunny day! Reasonably easy walk, although wouldn't be recommended in bad weather as it could be very muddy. Take swimming gear if you're felling brave and the weather is good as the pools are lovely and refreshing. Definitely a highlight of this beautiful island!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

The Fairy pools offer a breathtaking scenery and a great view, both up and down the hills. As it is a bit muddy, you should wear hiking shoes or at least shoes which can stand a little water and mud. If you walk all the way up and down it takes about 2 hours, there's also a longer router which... More

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england
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This is an ideal place for walking but we went end of may and not many midg but have read on other reviews there is Good foot wear is required and dont forget your camera dont stop at the first pool keep walking along water lots of little pools Some people were going swimming in there Lovely place ideal for... More

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

You have to see it rather than reading a review! It was a wonderful walk, half an hour to reach the fall, 45 minutes to come back for me & mu husband. Honestly speaking i was a little out of breathe when I came back, but then again, I am not that fit. It was beautiful, don't miss!

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Montreal
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

It was majestic. Rainy as can be, windy and blustery, but it was AWESOME. Breathtaking scenery, nice hike, mostly uphill, but easy slope up. Needed to jump over streams and on little rocks across small rivers, it was great. Perfect for kids too. Took over a hundred pictures and took time to look at all the pools and made it... More

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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Well worth the short walk to see this amazing place. Set on the edge of the dramatic Cuiilin mountains. If you're brave enough you can swim in the fairy pools! Allow half a day to walk there and back to the pools, or if you are really into walking you can take the 4.5 mile walk through the Cuillin to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

It was a bit of a trek, but well worth it! Beautiful scenery and surroundings. The only disadvantage was the difficulty in parking but saying that, we would definitely visit again!

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Berlin, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We loved it, even though it started pelting down during our walk. Still managed to at least bathe our feet in the clear cold water. Beautiful scenery (but beware the midges!)

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