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


  • Rose C.
    03/31/2020 22:44

    me semble ma plante serait heureuse si j'allais la replanter là 🥰

  • Jasbir G.
    03/31/2020 12:03

    Beautiful lovely lovely picture nice beautiful Nature I Love god Nature god bless Everyone please

  • Belydia B.
    03/31/2020 10:35

    So beautiful scenario! Love Nature...AMAZING!

  • Earl G.
    03/30/2020 19:31

    The magic of Celtic folklore.

  • Dianne D.
    03/29/2020 17:04


  • Alister S.
    03/26/2020 16:54

    How about keeping away from Skye and the entire highlands and Island till this virus is gone At this moment Tourist ARE NOT WELCOME A LOT OF IDIOTS IN CAMPER VAN'S HAVE BEEN CHASED OF THE ISLAND IN THE LAST WEEK BY POLICE SO STAY AWAY WELCOME AT ANYOTHER TIME BUT RIGHT NOW NO NO NO

  • John R.
    03/25/2020 00:18

    EV .............WATER PIPE

  • John R.
    03/25/2020 00:14

    Do you remember this on the way up to the water pipe

  • Carol O.
    03/24/2020 20:54

    They are incredibly clear and beautiful!

  • Mercedes P.
    03/24/2020 16:36


  • Khamkil T.
    03/24/2020 16:00


  • Malcolm H.
    03/23/2020 17:18

    Isle of sky is a fantastic place to go we have been many times we are both good back this year sometime 👍👍👍👍

  • Edith E.
    03/21/2020 17:59


  • Jackie L.
    03/21/2020 09:28

    Have you been here

  • Khamkil T.
    03/21/2020 00:28

    นำตกสวยงามน่ะค่ะธรรมชาติสวย ดูแล้วสบายตาน่ะ

  • Michael J.
    03/19/2020 00:35

    Come but don't come.

  • Michael J.
    03/18/2020 23:25

    Come but don't come.

  • Margaret S.
    03/16/2020 19:34

    Hi Tom sang many time of the cuilins and the Black Cuilin But never e feel saw it. Great pictures

  • Vernon I.
    03/13/2020 05:06


  • Nuoc M.
    03/12/2020 15:55

    talisker land

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