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Definitely worth a visit to spend a penny or in this case 40p! The old toilets are well kept and... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
simply-peregrinating
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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QUINTESSSENTIALLY BRITISH AND A MUST SEE FOR ANY VISITOR

An absolutely superb display of Victorian municipal plumbing. Whether or not you are a plumbing... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
John S
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit to spend a penny or in this case 40p! The old toilets are well kept and have lovely tile work. They are situated by the pier and near to where the ferry docks.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

An absolutely superb display of Victorian municipal plumbing. Whether or not you are a plumbing affectionado or just a wide eyed tourist like me, you should find the spectacle of this "convenience" simply superb.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

Excellent have a look and see,the lady on duty will let ladies have a look at the same time making sure nobody is inside!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Charles S
Reviewed July 1, 2018

It sounds strange but this is really worth going to see. This is what Victorian toilets were like, and these really are the genuine article. We had showers here after arriving by boat and it was like a time warp.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Eight shillings bought me a perch on a “Deluge Adamant” such are the inflationary times in which we live. Never has our nation’s architectural heritage been so abused! Worth a visit but I’d give in five minutes.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Toby S
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The Victorian toilets are at the Rothesay Pierhead , and well worth a visit. Built in the late 1800,s. They are a riot of marble and tiles, and would have seemed more at home in an upmarket Victorian Hotel, but they were Public Toilets, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Not much of a touristic attraction in my view. Other than a bit different tiles on the floor and the walls, there is not much to see (in the ladies toilets). Very clean though and worth giving a chance.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tame2tame
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful with lots of character. Toilets well maintained. Clean and manned. Lovely interesting facilities. Including shower rooms.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

this is the left over marble from mount stuart. This seems massive for today but in1900 there were three steamboats an hour arriving.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Graham I
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

It only takes a few minutes to look around but what a neat experience! I (female) got to go in the gents’ and take pics once the attendant made sure no one was in there. Worth every pence!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kim N
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I guess Paul b has answered the question. I honestly would not have known, as we only visited on a day trip. But well worth the 40p for a wee visit.
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