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Address: The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
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It should be open every day!

We were really disappointed that this attraction wasn't open! It a main tourist attraction in the area and should be open every day, surely! It is the end of the Pantiles so is... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 March 2016
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Diss, United Kingdom
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

As this spring is the reason for the existence of the town, it's prominence and visitor appeal is sorely lacking. Come on guys, get your act together!

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Thank bexsell
Romsey, England, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Wasn't open. Wasn't really sure what it was, when it was open. When we could come back? Seems they could make a whole lot more of it all.

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Thank MrsPMP34
Diss, United Kingdom
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564 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We were really disappointed that this attraction wasn't open! It a main tourist attraction in the area and should be open every day, surely! It is the end of the Pantiles so is obviously where all tourists head to and right beside the infamous Pink Alley!

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Thank R P T
Southborough, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This spring is from where Tunbridge Wells got its "Royal" prefix, as it was popular in the Regency days for royalty and "toffs" from London to come to take the waters in the belief that they were medicinal. Since I live in the area and have been past the spring many times, it's hard to tell how and when it... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

This is where TBW began. It hardly has any water in it now, but every time I stand next to it, I hear the history brushing past - with it's healing water powers, knights galloping through Kent countryside, royals coeming for a bath and a cure. Society introductions and marriages negotiated. fascinating stuff. All the original buildings are still there... More 

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1 Thank Lena M
Cape Town, South Africa
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30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

There isn't much reason to check out this spring as it has, apparently, run dry. The Pantiles aren't terribly interesting either. I prefer the streets leading in.

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Thank izibellz
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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244 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

A real shame the Pantiles has lost the plot on this historic spot. Looks generally like a drain and unless you go when there are costumed dippers serving the water (which is rare) you would probably walk right past.

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Thank TheGoodFoodBoy
Garden of England
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105 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

Cannot understand why !!!! ..... such a significant landmark for the history of ROYAL Tunbridge Wells is not operational and working. The 'special' water and ambience of ladies serving water in historical outfits is a crowd pleaser for tourist and photographers alike - not too mention that children love it. Has the Spring dried up !!

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Thank EyeSpyaFly
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

I actually saw someone drinking this water! There's not a lot to go round, but I wouldn't start queueing for it unless you like your water to look rusty. No doubt it's got plenty of iron in it, but I'm not sure what else it contains, so I'd give it a wide berth. Anyway, it's a mildly interesting site on... More 

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Thank SSausage26
Ahmedabad
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66 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

The Chalybeate Sprigs, is a historical spot. if you enjoy the history component of any site, you will enjoy the details explained. They charge you a pound for a glass of spring water, which is high in Copper content. I was surprised to see that after that glass of water from the spring my skin colour had changed to a... More 

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