Fairy Pools and Coire na Creiche

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This exceptionally popular walk leads into typical Cuillin scenery without the need for any scrambling or other difficulties. The first section follows a beautiful crystal clear stream full of lovely pools and waterfalls - well worth a shorter walk in itself. This part of route has been heavily promoted in the media, and the paid car park is busy in high season. It's best to either arrive early, or consider a quieter alternative at such times. The other Cuillin corries are equally magical, and much less visited.


Clear undulating path with no difficulties and only short boggy sections.

Public Transport

None to start.


Fairy Pools car park (charge) on right hand side of road into Glen Brittle. Sign on right as road descends. The parking is inadequate for visitor numbers in summer - do not block the road. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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