Scotland’s Fairy Pool


Fairy Pools is located in Cuillins Hills, Isle of Skye, Scotland. They are a series of

clear, cold pools and waterfalls formed as Allt Coir’ a’ Mhadaidh tumbles down

from the foothills of the Black Cuillins into Glen Brittle.



Park at the Forestry car park and follow the signposted path opposite the parking

area. To reach the pools take the right fork on the path after a hundred yards or

so, and follow the trail for about 10 minutes to where the ground rises in a small




The location of the Pools beneath the looming bulk of the Cuillins is wonderful,

and the drama of the waterfalls and the sinuous beauty of the rock formations

carved by the falling water give the Fairy Pools a magical feel.