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Fairy Glen Molehills

By hwatt  
Fairy Glen, Skye, Scotland

This magical wee place is known as the Fairy Glen and is close to Uig at the north end of Skye it has become very popular and unfortunately rather sanitised with all but gardened footpaths extending everywhere throughout the minature hills dotted about the Glen. Doubtless "for your convenience", not to mention the spectre of raising excessive revenue without basic facilities. Money For Nothing as Dire Straits would say. That said it's very pretty and distinctly Hobbiton never-the-less I do wish they had let it be.

4 shot panoramic stitch, miracle of miracles no persons in any frame whilst the sun briefly made an appearance.

Tags: Hills Fairy glen Minature Landscape and travel Uig Hobbiton sanitised

Voters: Ahem, Daisymaye, Owdman and 37 more

Readers' Choice Awards are given to photos that get over 30 votes



Daisymaye Plus
14 26 24 Canada
11 Nov 2021 11:18PM
Wonderful place to see. Wish I could.
gconant Plus
12 32 1 United States
11 Nov 2021 11:53PM
It certainly does bring hobbits to mind.
Very nicely done.

taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
12 Nov 2021 12:50AM
Does a map come with the paths---
A charming little hill village
gpimages Plus
12 81 3 England
12 Nov 2021 8:28AM
What an interesting landscape. Those autumn colours show it off well.
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Joline Plus
16 38 59 United States
12 Nov 2021 3:40PM
Such an unusual and lovely place.
12 Nov 2021 4:09PM
Last time I was there (a long time ago) there were no paths.
It is an odd "feeling" place, well worth a visit.
Well captured!
pamelajean Plus
17 1.8k 2283 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2021 7:18PM
I would love to visit and see what feelings I get there. I like the way you have included so many molehills in your frame, and the touches of autumn that are showing. When I googled for more interesting information , I found a picture with some people standing atop the "castle", which gave me some sense of scale. Thank you for introducing me to this fairyland.

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