Scotland's Fairy Pools

These crystal clear, aqua blue pools and waterfalls look like something out of a Scottish myth. Welcome to the Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye.

Natural pools with turquoise water

Welcome to the “Fairy Pools” on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. This series of little waterfalls is one of the country's wonders. The reflection of the sky and rocks gives the water a “magical” color according to Scottish folklore.

This landscape, straight out of a fantasy novel, is accessible thanks to a hike along the River Brittle. Waterfalls and pools follow one after the other. In certains areas, it’s even possible to swim. On the way, it’s also possible to see the Black Cuillin, a spectacular mountain range, formed by an old volcano.

However, this beautiful setting is a victim of its success. The number of tourists has skyrocketed in recent years.The inhabitants of the Isle of Skye are asking for help to manage the impact on the sites, the rise in real estate prices or even traffic jams on the road.


03/09/2020 4:19 PM


  • Rae H.
    06/06/2020 02:10

    this is where we should renew our vows!

  • Ayesha Y.
    06/02/2020 01:31

    ain’t half bad

  • Devon M.
    05/31/2020 21:19

    , thought you needed some positivity

  • Davide S.
    05/30/2020 16:52

    Does anyone know anything about the soundtrack?

  • Camille D.
    05/30/2020 13:16

    Let's go Girl 😍

  • Sarah S.
    05/30/2020 10:43

    does it ac look like that

  • Kate L.
    05/30/2020 10:33


  • Delroy L.
    05/30/2020 05:49

    ........this is how I envisaged our trip looking like

  • Federico B.
    05/30/2020 04:49


  • Jimena S.
    05/29/2020 21:07

    we gotta make it to Scottland one day!!!!

  • Jack E.
    05/29/2020 20:08

    we need to go

  • Ola Ż.
    05/29/2020 19:04

    next trip? 😍

  • Jon B.
    05/29/2020 18:43


  • Susie J.
    05/29/2020 18:35

    I’d like to go here too

  • Mathieu V.
    05/29/2020 18:34


  • Lale A.
    05/29/2020 18:29

    Especially,Fairies' names are so impressive.

  • Lale A.
    05/29/2020 18:25

    I like reading Scottish Myths.

  • Lale A.
    05/29/2020 18:21

    Scotland is land of fairies.

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