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Went to look round pump room while staying at highland hotel.The lady working there was very... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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You could not visit a relic of a building like this and not have respect for all of those involved... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2018
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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The Real Sweets & Gift Company are delighted to welcome you to The Pump Room. Come and see how the Victorians experienced the Spa treatments and learn more about the village of Strathpeffer and it's history.Shop in our traditional sweetshop, with...more
Strathpeffer IV14 9DY, Scotland
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All reviews sweet shop worth a visit for sale ice cream old fashioned sweets spa town tourist information interesting visit enjoyed our visit interesting place lovely ladies gift shop quick look small place helpful lady run by volunteers half an hour
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to look round pump room while staying at highland hotel.The lady working there was very freindly and told us a few things about the pump room and the local area.There is sweets on sale and a few gifts .interesting visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

You could not visit a relic of a building like this and not have respect for all of those involved in its up keep and running - it's embedded in everyone's memories of back and beyond by days - thank you to the lovely lady...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GrahamD178
Reviewed 26 October 2018

The pump room doubles up as the Tourist Information point and a museum. Maybe we picked the wrong day but it seemed a bit disorganised and muddled. There were gifts and sweets for sale in addition to information and the museum thingy wasn’t bad but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lop65
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Very interesting museum must have been a place years ago.Small sweet shop inside with old fashioned sweets Fun exhibitions on taking the waters.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lianin35
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Nice way to get to know the history of Strathpeffer, Very informative with an addeds bonus that it is free.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank R J
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Interesting place to visit. Sweet/gift shop combined with the pump room. This could be a much more engaging space if the layout could be revamped. The easiest thing to see was the sweet selection. Lots of interesting gifts were crammed in to awkward spaces making...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Glasgow153
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This was the pump room which supplied and circulated the water for the renowned Strathpeffer health and spa resort. An interesting insight into the mechanics and engineering required to support the successful operation of the spa.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank I H
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Stopped to have a quick look, and we were very impressed. Free to enter, very keen staff, and lots to see. A 'must visit'.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank colinbY3693TJ
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The Pump Room, site of the original spa which, long ago, first attracted visitors to Srathpeffer, is an interesting place for a short visit. There are recreations of scenes from earlier times when visitors came to the village to take the curative waters - alas,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank barry067
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Visited this place on a Monday afternoon doesnt open until 2oclock but really enjoyed the dvd presentation and items on show.We had our little dog with us and were allowed to bring her around the room she was even given a dog biscuit.great place ,lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Lesley M
11 December 2017|
Response from Gordon E | Reviewed this property |
Google maps shows about 6hrs 45 min by car. We went on a coach from Chesterfield, Derbyshire with several pick up stops and other breaks and it took us about 10 hours if I remember correctly.