The Time Capsule
The Time Capsule
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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  • K S
    1 contribution
    Sad times
    My kids used to love this place. Unfortunately it has gone downhill. We booked our slot in advance, as requested on the website. Waited outside patiently, to be ticked off the register by a friendly member of staff, then headed in. We bought a locker key for £2.30, being told that we'd get back £2 on return... why are they making 30p on everyone using their tiny lockers?! Heading into the pool my son was very excited to go on the purple flume. (The website had informed us that the yellow one was broken, so we knew not to expect a ride on it in advance). Unfortunately, the purple flume was also broken, so he couldn't go on it. The only flume available was the Tornado, which has the rubber ring, that was short and sweet, after an average waiting time. He enjoyed it, which was just as well. The River Rapids and Wave machine were good. The Splash Zone... most things weren't working, only 2 things that you could fire water out of actually worked, which he had fun playing on. The staff were friendly and helpful enough in the water park. Changing facilities were ok, hairdryers were excellent, even though we had to pay a small fee for them. Afterwards we went into the café. Most things were sold out of by 2pm. My son was able to get a mini hotdog (ok) and chips (50% of them were brick hard) and a cupcake (dry). Feeling a bit disgruntled with the whole experience, I mentioned to the reception staff about how disappointed we were that the main flumes not working... they were indifferent. One lady said that everyone was being informed before they were let into the building. This was untrue, as we weren't, and neither were all the other people coming in after us. (We could hear the guy taking names and saying nothing else.) Overall the day was OK. We were hoping for an exciting water adventure and this fell far short. For the cost of the entrance fee we would have been better going to our local pool.
    Written April 7, 2022
  • Alan H
    10 contributions
    Ice was cold, coffee was pish
    Ice skating with the kids. Ice was cold Coffee from Bizzie Izzie’s cafe took an age to get and when it finally arrived it was terrible. Next time we’ll just lick the ice instead
    Traveled with family
    Written November 12, 2022
  • BohoChick
    Scotland, United Kingdom108 contributions
    Great rainy day activity
    We took our 11 year old daughter here as a treat as she has wanted to go for a while. It was only a total of £22 for 2 adults and my 11 year old daughter which I thought was great value. Free parking and lockers included. We went straight in after being greeted with locker keys outside. The facilities themselves are dated but adequate. What do people expect for a council run water park? We’ve been to multiple Florida water parks, Siam Park and Falaraki water park to name a few and my daughter still rated the Time Capsule 4 stars. There are 3 big slides, 2 are solo slides with the purple being faster than the yellow. Did see a few wee kids sitting on parents laps on the yellow one too. The best one by far is the double inflatable slide. I must have done this about 5 times with my daughter and once with husband for extra speed. Great fun. There are other wee activities to do as well for smaller kids, a wave pool, river rapids etc. The only thing I wasn’t too keen on was no showers before going in! I had a shower at home just before going in but I don’t think a lot of others would have necessarily thought of doing that so although they are trying to be covid safe who knows what bacteria and gut debris is hanging about that pool without a decent shower facility before entering. Madness really when you think about it. Anyway, considering the lack of nearby water park options it’s a good wee 90 mins of fun and we definitely will be going back again soon.
    Traveled with family
    Written July 4, 2021
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Claire G
3 contributions
Dec 2021 • Family
Drove through from Edinburgh to be told that you have to book online and they were fully booked. Nowhere on the website does it say that you don’t accept walk ins. Your online booking link DOES NOT work!! The cheeky receptionist told me it must be as we have 100 booked in. I tried to click on it about 40 times and just get a page that’s contactless loading also no one answers the phone!!!!! So you can’t get through that way either!!! Won’t be back!!!
Written December 29, 2021
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Andy
Irvine, UK8 contributions
May 2022 • Family
the 2 flumes we're out of action when we arrived plus there seen to be only the 2 seated inflatables for other slide, was the same the previous month we visited. Still a good time but could have been better. Place was clean enough, plenty changing facilities and lockets plus the online booking system is quite good.
Written May 16, 2022
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John J
Glasgow, UK133 contributions
Jun 2021 • Family
Spent a great deal of time trying to book a session for my grandson and friend. No one answered the phone (numerous calls) no one responded to message left.
Gave up. Really disappointing service. Head of Leisure in NL Council should be looking at this system failure.
Written July 4, 2021
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Paula W
Glasgow, UK46 contributions
Jan 2020 • Family
Really enjoyed our day out, price is quite expensive but you got 1 hour 30 minutes and if it was quieter you were able to stay longer.

A bit dated but well maintained and could fun. Would recommend.
Written January 19, 2020
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David C
5 contributions
Apr 2022 • Business
Youth club visit to the time capsule, 30 plus kids aged 9 to 10 years of age all booked in and had a great time. Plenty of life guards on duty which is reassuring, kids had a great time.
A special mention to busy lzzy and her amazing staff from the restaurant who looked after us . The portions were excellent and great value. And tasty 😋.
THANK YOU lZZY.
Written April 8, 2022
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clarymary77
Falkirk, UK4 contributions
Jul 2021 • Family
Maybe introduce online booking. Constantly ringing out then eventually going onto lift music saying all lines are busy. Gave up after 15 minutes on hold. 2 very disappointed kids!
Written July 5, 2021
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Taylor S
1 contribution
Jun 2022 • Couples
Me and the Misses wanted to come here for a swim during our days off. The website said it was shut during the time we had booked for, and paid for. So we called up to enquire about this yet nobody picked up. We held off until the site said it opened, only to be lectured by the receptionist who was nothing short of rude. She even stated “you must not be from here, ugh.” Do not rate the staff highly.
Written June 3, 2022
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Frank O
2 contributions
Jun 2021 • Family
Receptionists with a better attitude. No interest in helping looked at computer screen said the next session wasn’t for 45 minutes and said no need to book online and also then said it’s fully booked. Tried to phone 6 times and no answer. No signed postage of entry and exit doors ( free for all )
Written June 6, 2021
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Bill M
1 contribution
Jan 2022 • Family
Booked online a week in advance, 4 days before due to go we all came down with bad cold, went online to manage bookings only to find out once youve booked that you cant change booking or get refund. Phoned 2 numbers numerous times that we got off website one was automated with no option to speak to anyone the reception one just keeps on ringing. Sent another email day before we were due to go still no reply. What a shambles. Recovering my money via my bank as the Time Capsule seem to ignore emails and the thing on reception that rings.
Written January 29, 2022
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Chris C
3 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Drove an hour and a half to get here, had a booking also, to be told the pool had been closed since the day before due to a toilet incident in the pool. ( these things happen) however,

Not so much as a phone call or email to those who had bookings. Drove almost 100 miles for absolutely nothing except to get a £20 refund. Diesel alone for the return journey was a lot more than that.

Staff at reception processed the refund with no interest in an apology.

Last twice we have travelled here with bookings and been turned away due to issues at the pool. Terrible customer service.
Written August 10, 2022
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