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Fairy Pools

Road to Glenbrittle | Glenbrittle, IV47 8TA, Scotland
+44 1470 521206
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Full-Day Guided Fairy Pools Tour In Isle of Skye
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A magical place of outstanding natural beauty at the foot of the Black Cuillin mountains. The Fairy Pools is becoming increasingly popular so when you visit, please drive carefully on the single track roads, follow the parking enforcement notices and take all your litter away with you. There is a WC at the nearby Glenbrittle Campsite along with some great coffee c/o the Cuillin Coffee Co. Thank you and we hope you enjoy your visit!
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“stepping stones” (102 reviews)
“car park” (222 reviews)
“lovely walk” (58 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Road to Glenbrittle | Glenbrittle, IV47 8TA, Scotland
+44 1470 521206

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Reviewed yesterday

The pools were beautiful, and to be clear, they are a series of pools. As you are walking from the car park along the stream, the pools along the way are the pools. Parking was limited, loads of people were parked along the side of...More

Thank nlebla
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Another great walk on the island. Get there early as limit car spots as it is such a great walk. Great mountain photos. The road is tricky so take your time to be safe. Worth the drive. Another great walk on the island

Thank CLEA2782
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went on a stunningly sunny July morning and were blown away by how busy it was by 9am. Lovely walk to fair Pools crossing over some running water with big stones to get there. Water was crystal clear and cold, braves feet and legs others...More

Thank Jenwen27
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Even on a showery day it was amazingly beautiful. Such a pretty series of waterfalls and deep pools set in a valley of huge majestic mountains. Very muddy when we visited in September so take walking boots or wellies.

Thank RachF1
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The best attraction in Isle of Skye. In fact, the only place in Isle of Skye that one absolutely must visit and spend a whole day.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fairy pools are beautiful, all small waterfalls and big waterfalls and green pools and shining brooks, very magical, straight out of a fairytale, on the side of a mountain, with rolling grass all around, and I am glad, in retrospect, that I went. But—there...More

1  Thank Leah v
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best time to visit the Pools is early in the morning we arrived about 7.30 road out to the Pools was pretty much deserted, parking was a breeze and only about 5 other people on the track. Allow plenty of time, there are some...More

Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to visit the Fairy Pools late in the day when the sun decided to show itself. The Fairy Pools are a short walk from the road across a few streams and absolutely breathtaking. Everyone should have the chance to see such...More

Thank Monique M
Reviewed 1 week ago

visited inSeptember . The fairy pools are not easily accessible over the stepping stones at this time of year. the water level was too high to risk unless your willing to take off shoes or get them wet .If you do, don't take an expensive...More

Thank sharmelin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried walking down to the bottom of the fairy pools, but not easy crossing the little water areas! Parking is terrible, lots of mud and we almost got stuck!

Thank Sandy C
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Daniel F
22 July 2017|
Response from Grant F | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, you will see the sign for slig when you get to the fairy pools. You will come a little bit up the road from the sligachan hotel but not too far. Definitely worth the walk
12 June 2017|
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Response from Catherineonholiday | Reviewed this property |
The path down is steeper than you think particularly if it wet as it is a bit slippy but perfectly manageable if you take care. Take some breathers on the way back up and admire the countryside and the view back to the... More
22 May 2017|
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Response from i4quality | Reviewed this property |
No it's not possible to access with a mobility scooter. The path is too steep and there are streams to cross (stepping stones). Also parking is severely restricted and if you don't get a space the verge is narrow, steep and... More