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Fairy Pools

Address: Road to Glen Brittle, Scotland
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Ranked #8 of 38 Attractions in Isle of Skye
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: Waterfalls, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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kyle
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Completely ruined, overcrowded with a majority of loud cretins no doubt a victim of it's 'success' on Trip adviser . It is surprisingly not far from a road ..beware the suicidal tendencies of some tourists who think the road is a pedestrian area and not a 60mph single track road and their incredible parking talents are beyond belief . Poor... More 

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Nairn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The colour of the water was just an amazing green/blue and the sound of the water falls very peaceful. A nice gentle walk.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Stunning location, it was fantastic weather for November which helped. Spectacular views, not to be missed if you are visiting Skye.

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Preston
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105 reviews 105 reviews
39 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Although we have visited Skye previously we had never been to the Fairy Pools before. How could we have missed this. Absolutely stunning, beautiful etc ( words fail me) We incorporated in to this visit a fabulous 8.75km walk taking in Coire na Creiche, walking along the base of the Cullin with magnificent Sgurr an Fheadain dominant all the time... More 

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Co'Path
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

we visited the Fairy Pools in November and were blown away by the beauty and colours appearing in the pools. Bit of a soggy walk at places but well worth it. Busy wee place.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The drive to the falls was wonderful, it was a small road with a beautiful scenery all around it. There are enough parking places at the site, although I'm not sure how crowded it is during summer. From the parking it takes around 20 min to get to the first pool. The water is crystal clear an the autumn colors... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We visited one cold, wet November morning. The hike was longer than we expected, but the scenery is breathtaking and worth it. I was a little disappointed in the pools themselves, but this was due to the rain and the spectacular waterfalls the rain had created. This meant the pools weren't maybe as stunning in colour as they are on... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We recently hiked to the fairy pools. It's a walk and not for the lazy but the views are absolutely spectacular. Terrific stop when you are visiting the Isle of Skye. Parking sometimes is a problem, we had to park on the narrow road but others do it so don't let that dissuade you. We had athletic shoes but given... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It was a day for Wellington Boots as my walking boots were not water proof high enough to wade through a foot a swirling water. The climb up to the ppols should take about an hour but trying to find a way across the rapids increased our journey time considerably. The advantage of course was when you saw the waterfalls... More 

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Congleton, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Off road parking and lovely walk - spent a couple of hours here and thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful views of mountains, waterfalls and pools. Took a lot of photographs.

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