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City Pool - CLOSED

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Closed due to council cuts

Some of the cuts that are scalping our country will be irreversible. This was a beutiful swimming... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2014
RuthieSunshine
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Gateshead
via mobile
Loved this place, closed now

When I was a kid, I learned how to swim here and did all of my swimming qualifications! Im Sad that... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2013
Circus_monkey3
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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26 Jan 2014
“Closed due to council cuts”
20 Oct 2013
“Loved this place, closed now”
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Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

Some of the cuts that are scalping our country will be irreversible. This was a beutiful swimming pool with amazing Turkish baths it could have been really utilised like Harrogate have done but no closed for good!

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Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

When I was a kid, I learned how to swim here and did all of my swimming qualifications! Im Sad that its shut now but its the governments fault with its cuts! Oh well, we might see it open again in the future!

1  Thank Circus_monkey3
Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

Unfortunately after serving several generations Newcastle city council has closed this wonderful building Yes it was old yes it had faults but it was what it was

1  Thank newcastlecitycentre
Reviewed February 24, 2013

I went here yesterday with a group of friends, the staff were marvelous. Really helpful, the massage was amazing, the place old fashioned but clean and it was like being in another world. Go on try it! best £21 ive spent in ages 5 hours...More

1  Thank nil-carbon
Reviewed February 24, 2013

Visited for the first time three days ago. After the luxury and authenticity of Harrogate Turkish Baths, this was a bit of a shock. After parting with £8.20, I was welcomed to a rather dark subterranean suite with spacious changing rooms which looked quite 1950's...More

Thank Anja-Superlekker
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Just experienced the Turkish Baths for the first time and it was wonderful! Yes it is in need of some refurbishment but the atmosphere is superb and the staff are so friendly and helpful. When they told me about the closure plans I was appalled....More

1  Thank LindaG54_13
Reviewed February 18, 2013

This is an amaizing find. The sauna and pool are just amaizing. I have heard that there are threats to close this pool and sauna down. That would be a mistake. There are so few places like this in the country. The sauna is like...More

2  Thank mstraveller_8
Reviewed January 18, 2013

The main attraction is the friendliness of the staff and other swimmers. On the downside the place needs a major refurbishment. The pool is well past its sell by date and it is no small wonder that Newcastle Council has revealed plans to close the...More

1  Thank ashers2206
Reviewed November 13, 2012

had a day at the city pool, very relaxing with a sauna and swim. the place was very clean and tidy, had a sandwich while relaxing after a short swim and sauna. iI felt realy relaxed clean and refreshed.

1  Thank joseph c
Reviewed September 1, 2012

If you get one of the active Newcastle cards this is great value and the hot stone massage is very good for £15. Sauna and steam room facilites good and pool is a decent size but can get very crowded at times.

1  Thank Pault1234
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