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Victoria Baths

Hathersage Road | Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester M13 0FE, England
+44 161 224 2020
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wonderfull tiles and victorian stained glass windows

You cant actually swin at these baths at the moment. They have been closed as a public pool since... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017

We visited in April 2017 for the gin festival. We fell in love with the stunning building and its... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Worcester, United Kingdom
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The historic Victoria Baths hold open days, usually on the first Sunday of each month from April to November, and guided building tours every Wednesday at 2pm. You can see the incredible stained glass and tile work, along with the three swimming pool areas. The Baths are undergoing restoration.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“guided tour” (15 reviews)
“stained glass” (10 reviews)
“vintage fair” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Hathersage Road | Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester M13 0FE, England
+44 161 224 2020
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

You cant actually swin at these baths at the moment. They have been closed as a public pool since about 1993. NOt far form MRI hospital the baths are now hosts to vintage fairs and weddings and are undergoing restoration thanks to a dedicated roup...More

2  Thank GinOla7
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We visited in April 2017 for the gin festival. We fell in love with the stunning building and its history. What a superb venue!

Thank saw646
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Was here last night for a gin festival. I know as a none drinker a bit odd. But lady Jasper Jones and the mother in law like a snifter and i was chauffeur for the night. A very impressive building i really enjoyed looking around....More

Thank jasperjones2015
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We came here for a gin festival. What an amazing setting... there were originally 3 different pools. Beautiful original stained glass windows and beautiful vibrant green tiles and a tiled staircase. What a hidden treasure! What a shame it is not renovated and used properly.

Thank visitor049
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Many public baths have been renovated, and now function as an attraction for swimming, like in the past, but with modern comfort. Victoria Baths are different. They are slowly renovated by volunteers, and still retain the charm of a certain decay. There is no swimming,...More

Thank gourmet_ou_gourmand
Reviewed 8 February 2017

It was fantastic visiting here. I learnt to swim here so brought back memories especially with those horse box changing rooms! The stained glass windows is a work of art, the history of the sauna room and the old tiles. Worth a visit and it...More

1  Thank Whitesword28
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Visited this place as Gin Festival was organised at this place. Very good place which puts forth information on how people used the premises.

Thank Hitesh J
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Beautiful building in the middle of what is now a central estate. need to check opening times but worth a trip if you like your local culture. From a time when you had a gents pool and a seperate ladies one, beautiful Victorian architecture, windows...More

Thank scottierocket .
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A Brilliant Edwardian Edifice which catered for the local working class population who could hire a private bath to wash themselves and the well to do who could luxuriate in the First Class swimming pool or Turkish Baths. This pool produced the first Olympic champions...More

1  Thank Valerie M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

what an amazing place we all loved it even the children found it really interesting and said they would love to go again we paid a little extra and did a tour the guide was really good I would love to come back when they...More

Thank NikkiNoodlesx
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Francis E
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Response from slightlydisapp0inted | Reviewed this property |
no idea sorry. you will need to check their website.
2 October 2016|
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Response from Kenneth1960 | Reviewed this property |
Wednesday's at 2pm for guided tour and some Sunday's see 'victoriabaths' website