The start of the walk is on the road to Glenbrittle, at the foot of the Black Cuillins, the Fairy Pools are beautifully with crystal clear blue pools on the River Brittle, wear appropriate foot ware as you have to walk through a few streams before you get to the pools. the location is stunning, and the walk is lovely, there are loads of little streams and waterfalls and some stepping stones in the stream, watch out for slippery rocks, hopping the river crossings in 2 places, can be a challenge but a really lovely walk to see them, If your lucky Eagles can be seen and heard overhead. The actual pools are stunning, the colours can be remarkable and with the mountain backdrop depending on the time of year you visit and the weather. Visitors to the area can search for information and accommodation in local Bed and Breakfast and Skye Hotels with stay4you.com.
The nearest village to the Fairy Pools is Carbost, on the West of Skye.
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The walk to the pools uses the same route there and back, the first main waterfall and pools are about a 20 minute walk from the car park, continue on and the other waterfalls and pools don’t disappoint! offering visitors from all over the world some great ‘Wild Swimming’ for those brave enough to enter the cold water and some fantastic photos, most people spend some time working their way up the river from the first waterfall exploring the different pools, so the time you spend here can vary.
Of the Inner Hebridean islands off Scotland's west coast, the Isle of Skye is the most well-known.
The Cuillin mountains, which dominate the gorgeous scenery, are known for their romantic and historical ties.
The island is quite well known, drawing visitors from all over the world as well as people looking to live peacefully in stunning and untouched surroundings.
The Fairy Pools are stunning rock pools filled with clear mountain spring water that are nourished by a number of waterfalls. The Fairy Pools are located on the west coast of Skye, close to Glenbrittle, at the foot of the Black Cuillin Mountains. The walk to the pools follows the same route there and back and is open to the public at any time.
Almost a 2-kilometre gravel route lined with grass, heather, peat, and boulders leads visitors to the Fairy Pools from the parking lot. They can continue up the path to explore some of the smaller pools.
The crystal-clear water of the Fairy Pools is refreshing for any daring swimmers bold enough to try, but the frigid waters of the rock pools can be a bracing experience.
With frequent opportunities to see local wildlife and the challenge of mountain climbing, kayaking, and sailing on Loch Brittle, this is the perfect place for adventure enthusiasts. The Fairy Pools are a few miles away from Loch Brittle Beach. The location is at Glen Brittle's terminus. Follow the A863 from Sligachan in the direction of Dunvegan; the B8009 to Carbost, and the Talisker Distillery is the first turnoff on the left. This road, which is marked for Glen Brittle and the Fairy Pools and is a winding single-track road with passing spots, should be taken and followed until you reach a junction at the top of the hill on the left.