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 media articles and the parking is completely inadequate for the number of visitors in high season - either arrive very early, or consider a quieter alternative at such times - the other Cuillin corries are just as magical.


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

Public Transport

Go Skye runs a seasonal shuttle from Portree.


Fairy Pools car park 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. Map and directions.

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