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Fairy Pools

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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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isle of skye

Beautiful amazing walk to the fairy pools. You need good walking boots as you will be crossing little streams warm weather proof coat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful amazing walk to the fairy pools. You need good walking boots as you will be crossing little streams warm weather proof coat.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Almost everybody in the B&B we stayed had recommend us to go to Fairy Pools and we also believe that it's a beautiful place after review all the photos from internet/postcards. This walk to Fairy Pools is suitable in most normal weather conditions, but if it has been raining hard some on the river crossings can become a real challenge.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Not bad place to visit if you are willing to walk. We had our snacks packed and had a good time up the stream. Dont get discouraged by the lower pool. The higher you go, the nicer and quieter it gets.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The Glen is stunning as are many Glens of Scotland. The pools are beautiful and are amazing in the clearness of the water. The walk is OK, somewhat steep gradual climb and hopping over big rocks to cross narrow streams of water may not be easy for some. It is quite touristy (it was raining and was crowded) so don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Fairy Pools have become increasingly popular over the last couple of years and as a consequence the car park is no longer adequate. This has led, at busy times, to cars parking at the roadside and in passing places. Can I ask, as a Glenbrittle resident, that visitors think about where they park:could an ambulance or fire engine get... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Beautiful water features nessled in stunning surroundings, really worth a visit. The path is very good and no navigation required, we took our dog and he was fine. The only negative comment would be the amount of people, when its not raining this location is full of tourists and is a popular stop for tour buses. Also parking is limited.... More 

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Been to Skye on numerous occasions but only got round to doing the Fairy Pools on our last visit to Skye.The surrounding scenery is amazing and the pools are beautiful, varied and especially photogenic on a sunny day.Our outing was completed by a visit to The Old Inn Carbost for excellent refreshments.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Amazing place to visit! One of the wonders where water is so clean to drink off! I would recommend bringing some water and having a reasonable footwear as there is a 1/2 km walk to the fairpools and around the pools. Also a nice hot drink and some towels if you are planning to skinny dip the pools of skye... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A bit of a hike with little ones but a tremendous view. Dress for the for the weather and wear good shoes and you'll enjoy it.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Loved the fairy pools in Glenbrittle! The water is absolutely stunning and the rocks, the falls - it all is gorgeous! The hike is very mild, not bad at all.

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