The Fairy Pools are situated in central
Skye, 11 miles southwest of Sligachan, 20
miles southwest of Portree, on the single lane
road to Glenbrittle.
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The image top is from the single lane road
that runs south to Glenbrittle with the path to
the Fairy Pools seen leading up into the
The second image is of parking for the Fairy
Pools, some roadside and some up to the right.
This can be an extremely busy attraction in
The third image is of the good path up to
the Fairy Pools, with the pools starting about
half of a mile from the car park, and the top
pool being over one mile from the car park.
The largest pools are in the middle, with
one popular for diving, about 15 feet off
One of the Pools has an Underwater Arch,
that has to be looked for.
The path continues on into the Cuillin
Mountains from where you get great views of
this famous rugged ridge.
The Pinnacle of Sgurr an Fheadain is in line
with the path into the mountains. The gash on
the front of the Pinnacle is known as Waterpipe
Gully. The Pinnacle has been popular with rock
climbers for a long time, with the first people
to reach the top being Kelsall and Hallit in
There is a path around the bottom of the
mountains for incredible views.