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Pittville Pump Room

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Lovely building

This is a very impressive building from the outside so have a walk round it. If open take a look... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Paul A
View it while you can-There are rumours it may soon be closed to the public

It was good to show the grandchildren around this fine building and to get them to taste the spa... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Percy W
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Standing in regal splendour over looking the sweeping lawns & lakes of Pittville Park, approximately 2 miles from the town centre. The Pittville Pump Room is a unique & refined grade 1 listed building. It is one of Cheltenham’s finest Regency...more
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Pittville Pump Room East Approach Drive | Pittville Park, Cheltenham GL52 3JE, England
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is a very impressive building from the outside so have a walk round it. If open take a look inside, there are some interesting features to be found

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 5 October 2018

It was good to show the grandchildren around this fine building and to get them to taste the spa water, although I suspect it was not really spa water on this occasion, as I had been told that there had been a leak into the...More

Thank Percy W
LauraL9057, Guest Relations Manager at Pittville Pump Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for your review. I’m glad you and your grandchildren enjoyed your visit and tasting of the spa waters. I’m not sure of the exact composition of the spa water now but it is still coming from the original source. It would be interesting...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is a fabulous venue to listen to live music. We go every year for the Cheltenham Classical Festival but also saw Natalie Merchant there this year.

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LauraL9057, Guest Relations Manager at Pittville Pump Room, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for your lovely review I’m so pleased you enjoyed your visits and enjoy the venue to listen to live music. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately the inside closed due to a private function so it was a bit of a wasted walk. The park it sits in is worth a stroll though.More

Thank Toni W
LauraL9057, Guest Relations Manager at Pittville Pump Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for your review, I’m really sorry you weren’t able to come inside on your visit. The pump room is open to the public Weds-Sun 10am – 4pm, as long as there isn’t a private hire. The building is a mixed use venue and...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

I went especially today to find it closed. Sundays are supposed to be open unless event on. No sign of any event today. No times of opening aywhere. No apology. All the curtains closed. I checked the Wikipedia site and see errors there. Even I...More

Thank cynicalUk
LauraL9057, Guest Relations Manager at Pittville Pump Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for your review. Yes the Pump Room is open to the public from 10-4. I very sorry you were not able to come in side when you visited. I have checked and on this particular day (September 9th) there was a wedding inspiration...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is an impressive building that is now completely devoid of any interest apart from the view that can be had from the top balcony. The vast rooms are empty with just a few office tables here and there, lots of potentials but....... On leaving...More

Thank 608douglas
LauraL9057, Guest Relations Manager at Pittville Pump Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for your review, your feedback will be reviewed by the management team. I would imagine that the person trying to speak to you as you were leaving was one of our volunteer welcome hosts. It is a shame you didn’t see him earlier...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a spectacular building perched on top of a hill at the edge of a very beautiful park so it is certainly worth a detour even if it is not open.More

Thank sheepygold
LauraL9057, Guest Relations Manager at Pittville Pump Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for your review. It is definitely a spectacular building in a very beautiful park. The pump room is open to the public Weds-Sun 10am – 4pm, as long as there isn’t a private hire. The building is a mixed use venue and as...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018

We came to Cheltenham music festival for third time and this was our first experience of the Pump room. It was disappointing perhaps because of the heat and lack of effective ventilation in the hall once the doors were closed. This plus the glare from...More

Thank paulinefrance2018
LauraL9057, Guest Relations Manager at Pittville Pump Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for your review, I have given your feedback to the events managers. I do hope you will be back for your 4th visit to the music festival next year.

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Just beside the Pittville park, this old pump room is situated. A nicce building with an old fashioned decoration and colour. We heard the pumps are still running inside!

Thank Angshu_Kolkata
LauraL9057, Guest Relations Manager at Pittville Pump Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for your review, you are correct this is the only place in Cheltenham where you can still taste the original spa waters.

Reviewed 24 June 2018

If you are visiting Cheltemham, take a moment to stop and see the lovely Pump Rooms and Park. The Pump Rooms building is really versatile building, very popular for weddings and other functions. The gardens and park are a lovely space for all ages and...More

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LauraL9057, Guest Relations Manager at Pittville Pump Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review, I’m so pleased you have enjoyed the Pump Room & Park. The pump room is open to the public Weds-Sun 10am – 4pm, as long as there isn’t a private hire. The building is a mixed use venue and...More

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Elaine P
21 April 2017|
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Response from LauraL9057 | Property representative |
There is no entry fee to the pump room, however donations are always welcome.
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RebeccaRuthWilliams
24 November 2015|
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Response from LauraL9057 | Property representative |
Pittville Pump Room is open Wednesday - Sunday 10:00 to 16:00, unless there is a private hire.
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