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Victoria Baths

Hathersage Road | Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester M13 0FE, England
+44 161 224 2020
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Superb guided tour

Our history group was privileged to visit and be hosted by "Cath" who provided an excellent guided... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Back to my childhood dyas in the 1960's

It is ever so pleasing to see how they have renovated this wonderful building. I had swam here as... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Manchester, England
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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.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“stained glass” (10 reviews)
“guided tour” (13 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 2 weeks ago

Our history group was privileged to visit and be hosted by "Cath" who provided an excellent guided tour. The restoration work so far is a credit to all those who have made it possible. It's a beautiful building with so much heritage,interesting architecture ,innovative engineering...More

Thank AbbeyDale
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It is ever so pleasing to see how they have renovated this wonderful building. I had swam here as a child in the 1960's through to when they closed it, and it was such a sad loss. One can tour the baths, go below to...More

2  Thank PaulandJoanne_10
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A lovely ornate building from the outside, amazing inside, lovely beatiful decorative green tiles, amazing deep pools, great to see the old fashioned changing rooms around the baths, so much to see inside, The saying seeing is believing is very applicable to this place, well...More

2  Thank bazonian2015
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

1  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 31 March 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 25 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 12 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
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Francis E
hi is it possible to look around this amazing site on sunday 16th ? We know there is an event on but we would like to see around some of this national treasures areas used during the shooting of life on mars ,
14 October 2016|
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Response from slightlydisapp0inted | Reviewed this property |
no idea sorry. you will need to check their website.
Opening times?
1 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