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Fairy Pools

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Should have allowed more time!

On arriving we managed to find a car park although the cost was horrendous. Unfortunately we didn't... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kath P
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Melbourne, Australia
Lovely

Managed to get a space in the car park, but other cars were parking up the side of the road, it was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
poppypop132
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Freey to visit at any time, the Fairy Pools is magical place of outstanding natural beauty at the foot of the Cuillin mountains. The Fairy Pools is becoming increasingly popular so when you visit, please drive carefully on the single track roads...more
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Road to Glenbrittle | Glenbrittle, IV47 8TA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

On arriving we managed to find a car park although the cost was horrendous. Unfortunately we didn't realise the walk to the fairy pools was longer than we had anticipated so we didn't get there. If you are going then allow a couple of hours...More

Thank Kath P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Managed to get a space in the car park, but other cars were parking up the side of the road, it was very busy. Nice walk up to the pools, our 5 year old managed fine. Weather was a bit dull so fairy pools weren’t...More

Thank poppypop132
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovley, absolutely gorgeous. Worth every second. They are working on getting a better parking, toilets and a cafe.

Thank ullacarin2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the walk and rain showers. Truly a fairies playground. Go early or late to avoid the midday crowds.

1  Thank SandyStephenson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful spot. Highly recommend water proof shoes as there are some water crossings and it can be a bit boggy near the edges where you can get the best views of the falls and pools. It’s 5 pounds for parking at the car...More

Thank kvwatters
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While staying in the Isle of Skye we went on a trip to see the Fairy Pools. it was a long trek and i dont think we got to see them all but what we did see were stunning and the scenery from there was...More

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in October and as they are developing a new car park they are charging £5 to park which I don’t think is unreasonable. The parking attendants were very pleasant and chatted about our stay. I would recommend walking boots as the ground in...More

2  Thank short1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a wet day so waterproofs are required as the walk to the pools is about 2kms over a rough track.. If it has been raining heavy the stream you have to cross can be a bit of a tricky task so be...More

1  Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are so pleased we visited the fairy pools it was an easy walk from the car park. It was quite busy but this didn’t spoil the experience.

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place, with stunning scenery. You need sturdy shoes as it is quite a climb on stony paths with a few stepping stones to jump over. Not suitable for anyone unsteady on their feet or for pushchairs. As you climb there are lots of beautiful...More

1  Thank Climber818124
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Katieheeps
July 20, 2018|
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Response from JetSetter03 | Reviewed this property |
Probably best by taxi or a tour bus
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mmagee2
June 10, 2018|
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Response from sn0wfl0w | Reviewed this property |
I just came back from there and would say that the water temperature would be roughly 10-13 degrees . Go for a swim even if it’s colder just for the experience ;)
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wolverine031001
May 10, 2018|
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Response from cathytravis | Reviewed this property |
We were just there. Not really sure about when. Daffodils and some lilies were everywhere. I would think June/July would be best.
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