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“Shocking!..” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Time Capsule

The Time Capsule
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Shocking!..”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

Just back from time capsule.
My husband two kids age 5-3 an myself. The changing rooms are total manic!!.. So many people an not enough space the floors where disgusting!!!!!! An the showers are also disgusting. But wanting the kids to enjoy the self I never said anything we went straight into the big pool and the water was so cold my kids had to take some convincing to get in told them to get in a swim an would get warm but it was still freeeeezing. So we went down the little slide for the kids to then go into the rapids which wer never working or even on the whole time we where there so disappointed. So trying to keep them entertained we went looking at what the could so low and behold couldn't get on any of the slides there wasn't even a slide that the kids could go on my 5 y/o is a total grill seeker so she was very sad about this!.. They tried to play in the bit where the dump bucket is but it was so cold the couldn't handle it. The only bit that we all enjoyed was the kids pool which was nice an warm but was really and I mean really over crowded.... So then it was time for the waves to come on that's what we where really looking forward to with it being called the tsunami we expected them to be really big! But oh my god what a load of rubbish wasted £20 for half an hour and a two hour drive. Can say will never be back!!!!

Visited February 2014
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Lanarkshire, Scotland
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Not to b missed.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

I regularly attend time capsule both on own & with family. I have membership & it is well worth adding a child for £5 extra on adult membership. The fun pool is added on membership & a reduced rate for ice rink. Cafe could do with an upgrade however major upgrade on cards! If in Coatbridge area its a must & you wont b disappointed.

Visited November 2013
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scotland!
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17 attraction reviews
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“FAB FAB FAB”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

Cant say more that BRILLIANT!! Great day out for my two kids who are both good swimmers aged 5 & 9. They love the waves especially :)

Visited July 2013
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Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Brilliant family fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

Visited The Time Capsule for the first time today and we cannot wait to return.

Got there for opening time before the queues and that was a good move as the place did get very busy. However, it's easy to see why it's so popular !

The waterpark is excellent. The storm chaser flumes are fast and frantic and the wave pool is fantastic too. Plenty of areas for smaller children and those less able in the water.

The cafe was also reasonably priced too and the food was more than decent.

All in all a great value family day out.

Top tip - hold on tight if you're standing under the big bucket when it empties !! ;-)

Visited October 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Disappointed!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

Went on a family trip to the time capsule, swimming - ,started with disaster - locker not working, had to transfer all belongings from one to another locker.. Went for showers then entered the pool... wasn't too bad kids enjoyed themselves too some extent .. half way through the swimming spotted plaster floating in the water, then another plaster, then a lollipop stick, then twigs ..... Just disgusting - had to leave.. in the showers and changing rooms -not clean.... balls of hairs, pieces of paper etc etc lying around -gross... Not many staff washing / hosing down changing rooms, in my opinion they need the changing rooms hosed down constantly with disinfectant, not just squeeged out, pushing the hair balls etc about.. one family of disappointed customers, won't rush back......

Visited October 2013
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