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I visited the Victoria Baths a little while back at a Vintage fair. Glad it has been saved must... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

I have visited a few times for vintage events. The building is beautiful. It's a stunning example... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2018
Chester, United Kingdom
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The historic Victoria Baths hold open days, usually on the second 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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Hathersage Road | Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester M13 0FE, England
+44 161 224 2020
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

I visited the Victoria Baths a little while back at a Vintage fair. Glad it has been saved must have been quite lovely when new. They were still doing a lot of work when I was there and the one thing I remember that day...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank bluecheshire2018
Reviewed 18 December 2018

I have visited a few times for vintage events. The building is beautiful. It's a stunning example of Victoriana.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

I came here for the village cinema showing of elf at Victoria baths. I have to say, it was my first visit here and it was absolutely stunning! Right down to the little changing rooms next to the pool. Beautiful place and they had done...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

wonderful architecture - inside and out. A very interesting history and the stained glass throughout is a stunning surprise, worth going just for that. Guided tour maybe a mite over long but the guides are enthusiastic and love the place, as it should be loved.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David N
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

This is the last open day and event in this calendar year at Victoria baths and If you want to go it is sensible to go to their website and check opening days and times. The whole place is part of a charitable trust and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

Attended a friends wedding here and it was amazing! The venue is so cool and the way they reuse it for various different events is brilliant.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank fayeb2438
Reviewed 9 November 2018

I took a group of people and we had an tour led by an enthusiastic volunteer who gave us the benefit of his research and knowledge. The renovations have a long way to go but this does not detract from the awesome building. Stained Glass...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Billmarge
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Highly recommend a visit here. All so interesting and amazing, especially the stained glass. Went on a tour, which I highly recommend too. Free parking. Great photo exhibition, when I visited, as well as a great performance by the 'She Choir' of Manchester.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank veebee560
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This was an amazing building! Loved the atmosphere and the green tiles throughout and it's only a shame that the baths have still yet to be fully restored to their former glory, but it's getting there slowly but surely. It's only a couple of miles...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hubcap207
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I have worked round the corner from the baths for 30 years and never had the time to visit until I retired. Wednesday afternoons you can get a guided tour for £6.95. The tour takes in how the baths came into being, how they were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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16 February 2019|
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Response from VBaths | Property representative |
Hi Vivien, there are a number of ways you can visit Victoria Baths. You can book or turn up to one of our Wednesday guided tours, which run from April to October. Or attend an event, details of which are on our website on... More
Jen R
29 November 2018|
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Response from whereamI2day | Reviewed this property |
Check out Q Park Manchester hospitals. We were parked at the Travelodge about 500m away
4 June 2018|
Response from Kathleen W | Reviewed this property |
Only on certain dates. They have special days throughout the year when you can use the pool. You have to book in in advance. I think it costs about £15. These days are very popular and get booked very quickly. They have a... More