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Coire na Creiche and the Fairy Pools is a 4.6 mile loop trail located near Isle Of Skye, Highland, Scotland that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Length 4.6 mi Elevation gain 1,040 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Nature trips Walking Views Waterfall
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A great walk to get you into the 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. Clear undulating path with no difficulties and only short boggy sections. Ignore an early fork to the left and follow the path as it runs next to the stream. On a hot day, enjoy swimming in the beautiful fairy pools.

Small parking lot across the road from the trailhead.

No public transport. Nearest bus stop is in Carbost 6 kilometres from start of walk. If you don't have your own car or bike, you can take a cab, though it can be expensive if you're not traveling with a group.

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Max Din
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The first part of the trail is great and easy, going up through the Fairy pools is worth the visit. The rest of the trail is average if we compare it to other routes in Skye.

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MattCabs Lynch
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Mélina Vergnaud
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lovely walk the fairy pools are a must do on skye! loads of small rivers to go through and wonderful landscapes

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Leo Babar
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Bien mais un peu surnoté.

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Valentin Danev
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do not forget bug spray.

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Sean Fox
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Reasonably easy hike. Good views but overall I think this trail is a bit overrated.

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Fredrik Uhr
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Overrated for Me , The Old man of Storr and the Quaring is much much better in my opinion

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Carla Rideout
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Stunning relatively easy to follow trail. It gets a little tougher to keep on the trail near the top of the fairy pools. On a windy day the path along the mountain side was a little lary but still beautiful. My tracker clocked the route at 13km rather than 7.4 mind. So bare that in mind. Definitely worth the extra distance though!

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Emma Miertschin
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Morgan Dan Lee
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unbelievabley hike. just make sure you go the full way up, some of the most beautiful falls are a bit hidden.

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Katarina O'Dette
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Absolutely beautiful! The mountains around and the absurdly clear waters of the fairy pools make for a spectacular hike. Getting there can be a little complicated and potentially expensive, if you're going by public transit, but we're

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Dan Daly
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Kane B
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Helen Armitage
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Judi Luxmoore
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Ben Casson
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Stuart Melvin
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Nicolas Beaulieu
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Samir Eloudrhiri
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Annemarie van Peer
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Adrien Antoine
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Amber Purdell
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Joel Bassam
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Jeroen Van Setten
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Andy Culberson
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David Diekrup
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Matthew Fowles
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Andrea Campbell
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