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Nice walk from road-upgrading the path, wear good footwear.

The Fairly Pools are a series of plunge pools made from waterfalls. The surrounding scenery is spectacular. It is well worth the drive to get out to the Fairy Pools for this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

The Fairly Pools are a series of plunge pools made from waterfalls. The surrounding scenery is spectacular. It is well worth the drive to get out to the Fairy Pools for this reason alone. There is a car park ( complete with a hot drinks van!), and a ½ mile walk over some boggy ground, a decent path, and serious... More 

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

The pools are fantastic, very beautiful. There were a large amount of tourists there though who were not wearing boots or some kind of shoes with good grip. It was dry but a bit muddy when we were there a couple had slipped and got covered in mud which ruined their day. The path is in the process of being... More 

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Rosenheim, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Nice walk up there. The pools look great and there were even a few people who jumpted into the water. This must be a great feeling, but on this day it was soooo cold.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

As someone who is too lazy for exercise but likes sightseeing, its ideal. Its a short walk from the free car park and the pools are very pretty :) Make sure you go to the toilet before you go though as there are no toilet facilities :(

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A fare walk to the pools but worth it for the scenery. DO NOT buy anything from Highland Hospitality van in carpark . Because of wind we were served at back door and couldn't help notice the reduced out of date bread rolls being us for sale " reduced stickers clearly on view" I bought a tea very small cup... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Place was fantastically beautiful, the water so clear. We went in early April and the surrounding vegetation was all still a bit brownish but it could detract from the splendor of the pools. The place was very busy, although I'm putting this down to being Easter weekend when we went. I saw a video on YouTube about wild swimming and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We did and almost had it all to ourselves. We paddled and took loads of uninterrupted photos, but then the crowds and tourist buses started to descend and by the time we got back to the car park there was a queue to get into the car park. Was a pretty muddy walk up in April. Walking boots advised.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is something you must do in Skye. You could spend a whole day here walking and then relaxing with a picnic. Beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Lovely walk, can only imagine what it would be like at the height of the summer, though the clouds and snow on the hills add a certain character to the area, was a bit muddy but what more can you expect at this time of year. Easy for beginners like ourselves, had my 4 years old and 8 years old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My sister and I drove to the pools in the early morning to avoid the crowds and we were not disappointed! Snowcapped mountains set a picturesque backdrop to a spectacular view and that was just from the road! We had the walk and pools all to ourselves, my sister managed to make it with a broken foot so it is... More 

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