We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Feels so good to drive past Fairy Pools and parked cars!

I wonder if all those folks parked by the Fairy Pools know that if they just kept driving another... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cowgirl41
,
Venice, Florida
Strenuous Walk, Interesting Trail and Views

It's hard to imagine this walk's challenges and beauties from the numbers--just under 3 miles... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A_Saunterer
,
Missoula, Montana
Read all 26 reviews
28
All photos (28)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“glen brittle”(4 reviews)
“hiking boots”(2 reviews)
About
This scenic lake is located in a steep glacier-carved basin deep in the heart of the Cuillin Mountains.
Contact
Scotland
Reviews (26)
Filter reviews
22 results
Traveller rating
18
3
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
18
3
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsglen brittlebeautiful spothiking bootsscreechutepeaksstoneroutewalkersfootwearcuillinslochweatherhikeskye
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 22 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wonder if all those folks parked by the Fairy Pools know that if they just kept driving another ten minutes or so, they would pass some gorgeous meadows and streams and then arrive at a beautiful beach where they can hike up to the...More

Thank cowgirl41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived at the lovely little loch in Coire Lagan after having climbed the Inaccessible Pinnacle and Sgurr Mhic Choinnich, and it felt like the worst of the day was now over as the sun came out and we passed people who had just walked...More

Thank Alastair N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to imagine this walk's challenges and beauties from the numbers--just under 3 miles one-way distance with just under 2,000 feet elevation gain. The reasons to take on this walk and the difficulties of it are quite intermixed. The elevation, for example, is what...More

Thank A_Saunterer
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We thought we were hiking a small mountain, but ended up on this one by accident. What a great accident to happen! The fog was rolling out so as we climbed the better view we had. Bring some supplies with you because it's a good...More

Thank Restless13Soul
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I'm not a proper mountain climber and would never attempt the Cuillins. But climbing up to Coire Lagan was certainly possible and gave extraordinary views of the high peaks all around. It's quite a steep and relentless hike. I would say don't try it unless...More

2  Thank fiona07
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Nice walk uphill, last bit a fair scramble over a rocky staircase but not too difficult,slightly more so if scared of heights like me ! It was sunny when we left and then the clouds came over and it was a white out we couldn't...More

Thank lynnie30
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This walks gives great views of Soay and Rum. The corrie is surrounded by specular and looming mountains. Only the fit and confident should walk/scramble above the corrie.

1  Thank Peter_BC7349OP
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Good paths have been made up to the Coire, its a we bit of a scramble to get too at the top but its worth it, this is a good walk for the less experienced walks as it gets you in to the bottom of...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Once again we visited & luckily it was a perfect day. There does seem to be more walkers/climbers around nowadays, but that's just to be expected. Pity we didn't have the time to continue up to Sgurr Alasdair on this occasion. Although it's quite an...More

Thank Bilncrs
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Well worth the 600-odd metre ascent. A brooding cauldron ringed by classic black gabbro cliffs and scree. Brilliant glacial features like roches moutonnees and whalebacks, plus geological intrusions of basalt into the gabbro. Spot climbers on the Cioche or scramblers toiling up the Great Stone...More

Thank Supertonino
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Coire Lagan staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines