Fairy Glen car park, A832/Bridge Street, Rosemarkie. Local bus services stop at the car park.
WALK REPORT: 2ND NOVEMBER 2018
If it looks a little dull in my photos of this walk, that’s probably because we did it in the final 20 minutes of daylight, and being in a glen, by the time we were heading back to the car the areas with denser tree cover were pretty dark indeed! We were on a self-guided tour of waterfalls in the area you see, and this was fall number 3 of the day! I imagine this place would look really spectacular on a sunny autumn afternoon, because even today at dusk it felt peaceful, and looked super pretty.
When I planned this walk I hadn’t realised that there were two waterfalls in the Fairy Glen so that was an added bonus. They were very similar to each other as you will see from the photos, each plunging over a vertical rock face of equal height into a little pool at the bottom – the sort you would paddle in during the summer months! Beautiful and impressive as they were, all of a sudden we were seemingly very hard to please: compared to the two other waterfalls we had seen today – Falls of Mesasch at Corrieshalloch Gorge and Rogie Falls, these two felt like trickles. Amazing how quickly one becomes complacent! Any other day and this place would be immediate Instagram and selfie material!
It is a place I would love to go back and spend more time in – a little gem of nature!