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Address: Road to Glenbrittle | Glenbrittle, IV47 8TA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1470 521206
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: A magical place of outstanding natural beauty at the foot of the Black...
A magical place of outstanding natural beauty at the foot of the Black Cuillin mountains.
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We had trouble finding the place but when we got here realised how well worth it it was to find. Beautiful streams going through the valley for miles. Go up the top and you can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Hobart, Australia

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had trouble finding the place but when we got here realised how well worth it it was to find. Beautiful streams going through the valley for miles. Go up the top and you can drive and jump into the water it gets so deep. So many waterfalls and the freshest water I've been in. must see on isle of... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nice pools but a little over shadowed by the absolute beauty of the island. After the decline down from the carpark there is a tricky little stream to cross, if there has been heavy rainfall this can be difficult for the old and infirm, a small bridge would be great for some. The pools are nice, you can get an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The further you walk the less people there are and the scenery gets even more amazing, the water was crystal clear and the only noise was the sound of wind and water. WOW

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Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Hard walk for those unsteady on their feet but we'll worth it! It's magical and beautiful. Ample opportunities for fabulous photos. Clear water, that's a spectacular green/turquoise colour. Wonderful waterfalls and if you want there are places to jump in for a swim. All this is set amongst the back drop of unbelievable hills that take your breath away with... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The further you go along the path the quieter it becomes and the more beautiful the scenery. Follow the path up to the foot of the mountains and the feeling of peace is something else. When we visited it was a bit chilly for wild swimming but am certain to go back and try it. Is easy enough to find... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Loved it, nice wee walk up to the fairy pools, surrounded by beautiful scenery along the way. The pools are gorgeous, water so clear and blue, camera a must!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

So first of all thank you to those people who have heeded my previous post regarding parking at the Fairy Pools. However I now need to mention another issue which relates to the Square Mile car park a little way up the road. People have been wild camping there which is not an issue. What is a problem is that... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Very popular, the car park was quite full when we arrived so people had parked on the road. Noticed a food van in the car park which seemed popular, selling hot drinks, soups and some hot food. The walk itself is really pleasant jumping across the small brooks but it was a shame it was raining and misty as I... More 

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Birmingham, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately, we went on a day it was drizzling, but even then they are magical. The walk is lovely too and the adventurous folk do try and have a dip in them. Beware of the fly/insects that swarm in the evenings, and be prepared with a repellent.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We set the gps to take up to Carbost and then headed toward Glenbrittle. About 4.5 miles after we turned toward Glenbrittle there was a large car park area on the right. Because of the downpour of rain there was space in the car park, but I can see it would fill easily. There are NO TOILETS. You cross the... More 

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Address: Address: Road to Glenbrittle | Glenbrittle, IV47 8TA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1470 521206
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye

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