Fairy Pools

Local nameFairy Pools
LocationScotland, UK

The Fairy Pools are a natural waterfall phenomenon in Glen Brittle on the Isle of Skye. The pools are a vivid blue and are a popular place for wild swimmers who brave the frigid waters.The habitat of the Fairy Pools hosts a variety of animals, such as red deer, rabbits, and sheep. The area is also host to a large number of birds. Large flocks of crows, ravens, and gulls are present in the area, as well as such smaller birds as meadow pipits, turnstones, common ringed plovers, grey herons, dunlins, and curlews. The physical landscape is predominately rocky, with some boggy areas here and there. The water in the area is typically cold, as the pools are fed by mountain streams.The Fairy Pools are a popular location for walkers. It is about a 20 minute walk to the Fairy Pools from the Glen Brittle car park.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairy_Pools

Official website http://www.isleofskye.com/skye-guide/top-ten-skye-walks/fairy-pools

Address Isle of Skye, Glen Brittle, Scotland

Coordinates 57°14'59.938" N -6°15'24.765" E

Tours and activities: Fairy Pools

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