Just outside of Uig, Fairy Glen Day 3

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Fairy Glen, around the area we parked the bus.
How to find it

From A87, near the Uig hotel, take the side road which leads to Scheader. After passing a couple of houses, taking the left sided track, Fairy Glen should come into view. There are some grassy type areas to park your vehicle so that you can explore the area.

Fairy Glen was very pretty but not what I had expected. When I did a little research online, I think I might have looked at the wrong reference point because I thought it was more of a walking trail as opposed to an open area or field that you could walk in. Either way, I did enjoy it.

While walking around the fields, you came upon a couple of dozen grazing sheep. One sheep in particular, a think it was a new born or something, was really cute. I stated that I think it was a newborn because it looked like it still had it's umbilical cord attachment. He/she was so cute though because it was crying to find it's mom; however, no mother was coming to claim her baby. So the sheep came running around all of us trying to see if we were it's mother. The baby sheep came so close to me that it was about a foot away from me! Hopefully at some point the baby sheep found it's mom!

Overall, I would recommend that if you are in the Uig area, that you go and have a walk around this area. Its hills offer a great view throughout the area and it's pretty neat to come so close to the animals. There are also various pretty waterfalls to get some great pics.
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Fairy Glen, around the area we par…
Fairy Glen, around the area we pa…
View from up top a hill at Fairy G…
View from up top a hill at Fairy …
Another view from the hilltop at F…
Another view from the hilltop at …
Surrounding rocks in Fairy Glen
Surrounding rocks in Fairy Glen
One of the many sheep at Fairy Glen
One of the many sheep at Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Cute baby sheep
Cute baby sheep
Cute baby sheep running up to me t…
Cute baby sheep running up to me …
Baby sheep standing close to me tr…
Baby sheep standing close to me t…
View of the valley of Fairy Glen.
View of the valley of Fairy Glen.
Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Small stream in Fairy Glen
Small stream in Fairy Glen
Little waterfall at Fairy Glen
Little waterfall at Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
A pic of me climbing the waterfall…
A pic of me climbing the waterfal…
Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Fairy Glen
Maybe the fairys were bored and d…
Maybe the fairy's were bored and …
Area around the marina/pier, I thi…
Area around the marina/pier, I th…
Area around the marina/pier where …
Area around the marina/pier where…
Big waterfall on our way back to t…
Big waterfall on our way back to …
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Another picture of a waterfall on…
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photo by: ulysses