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Victoria Baths

Hathersage Road | Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester M13 0FE, England
+44 161 224 2020
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A labour of love!

I've visited many times and there is always something different happening there. From vintage fetes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alexis T
Amazing history

Amazing place and great history of Victorian baths. I enjoyed the tour round the building and just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
shostito
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Abuja, Nigeria
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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” (16 reviews)
“stained glass” (11 reviews)
“vintage fair” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hathersage Road | Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester M13 0FE, England
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+44 161 224 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited many times and there is always something different happening there. From vintage fetes to tours to weddings, it's all a wonderful nostalgic trip back in time. Well worth a visit and nice to support a local project like this.

Thank Alexis T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place and great history of Victorian baths. I enjoyed the tour round the building and just listening to the history got me very excited. The place is being restored but needs a lot of works and funding. It worth a visit

Thank shostito
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the building is very much a work in progress as it returns to its former glory it is still stunning. The stained glass is beautiful. We went on the guided tour and the volunteer guide was very knowledgeable. Lovely wee shop too.

Thank David D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing space and such lovely staff I came on an open day and found it highly fascinating well worth a visit

Thank Aimee W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having first seen these baths on BBCs 'restoration' programme, it was my mission to visit once they opened to the public, the restoration is ongoing, but they have done a wonderful job so far, the stained glass windows are beautiful and i recommend going on...More

Thank JanetT423
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Joined a mid-week tour of this amazing building. Public history, for now, is still accessible. Stunning features & architecture. I really hope the superintendent's rooms are not converted into private apartments & essentially taking away the 'public building' element. They would be much better served...More

Thank Dee C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Opened in 1906 the Lord Mayor described it - 'A WATER PALACE OF WHICH EVERY CITIZEN IS PROUD'. - & rightly so. I love everything about this place. The stained glass windows are a stunning display. If you like tiles (!) - & i do...More

Thank nickfranklin100
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for something near to our hotel to fill a couple of hours while we waited for others in our party to arrive. We found VB had an event scheduled that day and was open for tours. What a delightful...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Found down an ordinary residential street, this is a beautifully restored example of Victorian baths, guided by enthusiastic volunteers. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank junjess
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is a hidden gem off Oxford Road. Restoration of the front is completed and this is magnificent Victorian architecture. Inside there are stained glass windows to die for and 3 pools in varying states of renovation. Sadly only one is ever (and that rarely...More

Thank bikerdave2016
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Francis E
14 October 2016|
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Response from slightlydisapp0inted | Reviewed this property |
no idea sorry. you will need to check their website.
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taylorshane
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
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