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City Pool - CLOSED

Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SE, England
44-191-232-1981
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Type: Health Clubs, Sports Complexes
Most recent review
- Jan 27, 2014

14 reviews from our community

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Gateshead
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72 reviews 72 reviews
36 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Some of the cuts that are scalping our country will be irreversible. This was a beutiful swimming pool with amazing Turkish baths it could have been really utilised like Harrogate have done but no closed for good!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

When I was a kid, I learned how to swim here and did all of my swimming qualifications! Im Sad that its shut now but its the governments fault with its cuts! Oh well, we might see it open again in the future!

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newcastle
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

Unfortunately after serving several generations Newcastle city council has closed this wonderful building Yes it was old yes it had faults but it was what it was

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

I went here yesterday with a group of friends, the staff were marvelous. Really helpful, the massage was amazing, the place old fashioned but clean and it was like being in another world. Go on try it! best £21 ive spent in ages 5 hours passed as if it were 1 hour|!!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
14 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Visited for the first time three days ago. After the luxury and authenticity of Harrogate Turkish Baths, this was a bit of a shock. After parting with £8.20, I was welcomed to a rather dark subterranean suite with spacious changing rooms which looked quite 1950's authentic in their dark leatherette. The attendants are very nice and genuine, one of them... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Just experienced the Turkish Baths for the first time and it was wonderful! Yes it is in need of some refurbishment but the atmosphere is superb and the staff are so friendly and helpful. When they told me about the closure plans I was appalled. This is a place with history which should not be lost! I for one would... More

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northumberland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

This is an amaizing find. The sauna and pool are just amaizing. I have heard that there are threats to close this pool and sauna down. That would be a mistake. There are so few places like this in the country. The sauna is like stepping back into the Victorian era and is such a relaxing space. Long live the... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

The main attraction is the friendliness of the staff and other swimmers. On the downside the place needs a major refurbishment. The pool is well past its sell by date and it is no small wonder that Newcastle Council has revealed plans to close the City Pool. Nevertheless I like the place as on a Tuesday morning there is no... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

had a day at the city pool, very relaxing with a sauna and swim. the place was very clean and tidy, had a sandwich while relaxing after a short swim and sauna. iI felt realy relaxed clean and refreshed.

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Sunderland, United
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

If you get one of the active Newcastle cards this is great value and the hot stone massage is very good for £15. Sauna and steam room facilites good and pool is a decent size but can get very crowded at times.

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