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Victoriana at it's best

Very unusual place to visit but this Victorian toilet shows how quality workmanship and material... read more

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Barry I
Mossley, United Kingdom
Worth a look in

Only the men's toilet is Victorian. I was too polite to walk into the men's toilet. A lady must... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tig M
Inverness, United Kingdom
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The Pier, Rothesay, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Very unusual place to visit but this Victorian toilet shows how quality workmanship and material last, as a retired plumber is was wort the 40p entry fee, compared to todays toilets (those that are left open) are exquisit

Thank Barry I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only the men's toilet is Victorian. I was too polite to walk into the men's toilet. A lady must have seen the disappointment in my face looking a bit lost in the ladies, she told me it's the men's toilets I ought to be in...More

Thank Tig M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came for pride and heard about these and thought let’s have a nosey! It’s like walking back in time and worth spending a penny or two

Thank flybazz
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Right on the pier as you leave the ferry, the Victorian toilets are housed in a quite unpretentious looking building. For an admission price of 40 pence one can marvel at the blue and white magnificence of the gents’ toilet -you also receive a leaflet...More

Thank 2mercury
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Had to wait to get in until there were no men in there as it is only the mens that have been done up. Really worth a visit.

Thank Joan F
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The 'building stands on the quay beside the ferry waiting area and has a 'Ladies' that is spotless and modern however the 'Gentlemen' is the highest expression of Victorian splendour and expertise. Everything is perfectly preserved and seems to have inspired one of the 'Harry...More

Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Whllst waiting for the ferry, the kids (ages 9 and 4) decided they needed the loo. I took them in what was advertised as toilets....theyre more than that. On this occasion it was bad for us. its 40p to use the facilities and free for...More

Thank Laila L
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Modest Bute was important in the 19th and early 20th centuries as a destination. Glaswegiand sought relief from the city's heat and stench by coming here to enjoy "bathing." These toilets are a remnant of that and as such they are important to see--and use.

1  Thank dadzone
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Needed a P and went to the Victorian Toilet. Thought 40p to have a P was a bit steep but once I went in I could not believe what I saw. This Victorian Toilet block should be preserved forever. It is worth double the price...More

1  Thank Ronnie G
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The woman on the entrance kindly let my friend and I have a look after making sure we would not surprise any men. Well the men's toilets are beautiful. Very ornate The women's toilets are very ordinary

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Response from 2mercury | Reviewed this property |
I guess Paul b has answered the question. I honestly would not have known, as we only visited on a day trip. But well worth the 40p for a wee visit.