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Address: The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
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Never seems to be open!

We have visited Royal Tunbridge Wells on numerous occasions and every time walk along 'The Pantiles' past this historic site in the direction of The Church of King Charles the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2016
WMIM
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taking visitors to this is a real embarrassment. Given it's the reason Tunbridge Wells exists. Showing visitors a concrete basin covered in a very grubby glass dome with a placard above is such a non event. The council should be ashamed of themselves.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pantiles, a lovely georgian colonade is a great place to relax with a pint or a cuppa and cake. As well as various restaurants to enjoy look out for the timing of a range a diverse events. HOWEVER when it comes to the actual spring, its not much more than a hole in the ground and let's just say... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is nice in itself but it would be better if the spring spa was open to the public the pantiles are worth a look just for the Victorian fronts

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We have visited Royal Tunbridge Wells on numerous occasions and every time walk along 'The Pantiles' past this historic site in the direction of The Church of King Charles the Martyr. Although there is an information plaque at the site giving the history (and contrary to some rather ignorant reviews on here the spring has not 'dried up') only once,... More 

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Thank WMIM
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

As this spring is the reason for the existence of the town, it's prominence and visitor appeal is sorely lacking. Come on guys, get your act together!

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Romsey, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Wasn't open. Wasn't really sure what it was, when it was open. When we could come back? Seems they could make a whole lot more of it all.

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Diss, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We were really disappointed that this attraction wasn't open! It a main tourist attraction in the area and should be open every day, surely! It is the end of the Pantiles so is obviously where all tourists head to and right beside the infamous Pink Alley!

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Thank R P T
Southborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This spring is from where Tunbridge Wells got its "Royal" prefix, as it was popular in the Regency days for royalty and "toffs" from London to come to take the waters in the belief that they were medicinal. Since I live in the area and have been past the spring many times, it's hard to tell how and when it... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

This is where TBW began. It hardly has any water in it now, but every time I stand next to it, I hear the history brushing past - with it's healing water powers, knights galloping through Kent countryside, royals coeming for a bath and a cure. Society introductions and marriages negotiated. fascinating stuff. All the original buildings are still there... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

There isn't much reason to check out this spring as it has, apparently, run dry. The Pantiles aren't terribly interesting either. I prefer the streets leading in.

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