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Rothesay's Victorian Toilets

The Pier, Rothesay, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 12 Attractions in Rothesay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

The mens loos are spectacular, if you can say that about a toilet, all original marble sinks, urinals and beautiful copper pipes, most unusually historical site!!!

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glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Whilst on the isle of Bute you must visit the Victorian toilets. Let's face it , your ferry will most likely have pulled in next door to them anyway and you'll probably be spending some time in the town of Rothesay anyway... Plus we all have those calls of nature to answer. It cost 30 pence to enter when we... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The men's in particular is all in marble and brass, the sinks must be priceless; today would cosy a considerable amount in a private house.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Very interesting to see how the other half peed and ....... very glamorous compared to what we have to put up with nowadays. Cost 30p to use facilities. Oh and its only the gents that are Victorian.

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Rothesay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

These toilets are close to the vehicle waiting area for the ferry and therefore seem to be in an odd place. Of course they have been there for a long time and much has changed since they were built. They are, however, still fully functional. In my view they are well worth visiting. Be aware though that should you need... More

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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

If you visit this amazing example of Victoriana, do take your camera! It is certainly a worthwhile attraction to visit. It costs 30p each, and what incredibly good value that is!!!

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Bury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

These toilets are a credit to the isle of bute for the care and condition they are kept in it really shows how things used to be. The whole of the island is well worth a visit and the trip over on the ferry is so easy to get on you turn up and pay at the office you can... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

What it must have been like using these coming from 'The Steamer' and going to 'The Winter Garden'. A real step back in time beautiful and clean.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Not somewhere I thought I'd rush to as a tourist destination but fabulous example of Victorian toilets, lovely to see they have been refurbished and returned to their original state (gents toilets only)

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I managed to sneak a peek in the gents toilets, well what can I say...apart from they were so clean and tidy .The Victorians certainly knew how to build things to last

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