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Really informative

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

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R J
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Great Attraction

Stopped to have a quick look, and we were very impressed. Free to enter, very keen staff, and lots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colin B
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Portishead, 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
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All reviews sweet shop worth a visit ice cream tourist information interesting visit enjoyed our visit old fashioned sweets for sale lovely ladies short video an interesting place small place gift shop helpful lady run by volunteers exhibition spa
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Reviewed today

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

Thank R J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Glasgow153
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank I H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Colin B
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

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

Thank esomme
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The Victorian Pump Room was really interesting to see how the Victorian visitors to the Spa took to the “healing” waters and advice on their ailments. Part of the Museum has an Old fashioned sweet shop, to bring back memories.

Thank DavidManchester107
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here. Very interesting and informative. Liked the video about Prudence and Delia, and Dr Fox's consultations. Worth visiting.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This is part of a small tourist centre in the old pump room for the old spa in Strathpeffer. It is in just one room but the exhibits are interesting and well worth a visit if you have a spare half hour.

Thank dmjackson2112
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This exhibition is interesting and gives a good insight to the Victorian grandeur of Strathpeffer. Good selection of old fashioned sweets for sale.

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Lesley M
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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.
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