We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Victoria Baths

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Hathersage Road | Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester M13 0FE, England
Phone Number: 0161 224 2020
Website
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The historic Victoria Baths hold open days, on the first Sunday of each...
The historic Victoria Baths hold open days, on the first Sunday of each month from April to November, and guided tours every Wednesday at 2pm. You can see the incredible stained glass and tile work, along with the pools. The baths closed in 1993 and are undergoing renovation.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 91 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Sunday Afternoon Time Well Spent

A visit for the architecture and period alone is well time spent. Can see why many well-known TV productions (Peaky Blinders being one) have filmed here. Gorgeous building and am... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Tansy P
,
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

91 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

A visit for the architecture and period alone is well time spent. Can see why many well-known TV productions (Peaky Blinders being one) have filmed here. Gorgeous building and am so pleased it is being preserved. looked after and used. Long may it continue. 5* event today with Vintage Fairs. Definitely be back again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Very grand looking on the outside. Had to ring doorbell to be let in, a first for a wedding reception but maintained exclusivity. Like a rabbit warren of little rooms, stairs and halls. Good fun to see two of the pools restored and able to actually walk along the bottom of an empty pool. Grand art nouveau interior was beautiful... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner attended a gin festival here. Its cold so take a warm jacket. Amazing interior that might be due a revamp but the charm remains!

Was this review helpful? Yes
lancashire
Level Contributor
30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

If you have a spare afternoon the architecture is interesting but does not warrant a full day out, coupled with manchester museum, whit worth art gallery and the holy name church with plenty of places to eat out or on a nice day take a packed lunch.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
75 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

worth popping in if they have an open weekend, or a vintage fair on. its I bit of a distance out of town, probably best to get the bus, but its a stunning building inside. would make a nice place to get some photos or make sketches. I would defo pop in here if you are at the nearby whitworth... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lancashire
Level Contributor
97 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I went to school in the area and we visited the baths as something of a memory jogger. I'd also used the turkish baths some years later. The place is identical to what I remember and my recollections of green tiles all over the place were spot on. I bought a mug in the souvenir shop that cracked on first... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
crossways
Level Contributor
23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This was an excellent visit , made better by Christmas found everyone trying to make are visit enjoyable, go and enjoy.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I have been here a few times now for various fairs and even a wedding and I absolutely love this building. This is a marvel of Victorian architecture and I love walking around. I recently visited both the glass fair and the vintage home show and its great to see so many people enjoying the building. I will definitely be... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
137 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Used to use theses baths many years ago before they closed. Its so brilliant the place has a new lease of life. Go in have a look see some art. The building is gorgeous.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Had an outing to the Victorian Baths today and what a wonderful building. In its heyday it must have been simply great. The tiling and architecture are something to see and the leaded windows are just wonderful. considering they have been in all those years the colours are great how lucky were people in 1906? It is going to take... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Victoria Baths also viewed

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester
 
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester
 

Been to Victoria Baths? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Victoria Baths

Address: Address: Hathersage Road | Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester M13 0FE, England
Phone Number: 0161 224 2020
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Victoria Baths staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?