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Fairy Glen, Isle of Skye
December 20, 2016, 5:38 pm
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Fairy Glen 1Fairy Glen 3Fairy Glen 6Not signposted but definitely worth a visit, the magical landscape of the Fairy Glen on the Isle of Skye can be stumbled upon if you take the road for Balnacnoc near Uig on the west side of Trotternish.

Like most of Skye’s stunning landscapes, this glen was formed by a series of landslides followed by a period of glaciation.

Fairy Glen 2

Fairy Glen 7The road winds round grassy mounds and lochans and there’s even a rocky hilltop that looks like a ruined castle – which has been given the name Castle Ewan.

It’s a great place to relax with a picnic.

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