We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Historic

Guide introduced the history of the spring - and relation to growth of the town. Not much to see... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
patriciamX8447QW
,
United States
Spa Town?

for a town that used the local spring as a tourist attraction for years. the town seems to have... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Adam H
,
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Read all 55 reviews
12
All photos (12)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good14%
  • Average33%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible16%
Travelers talk about
“beau nash”(2 reviews)
“worth a visit”(2 reviews)
“iron”(7 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
20°
12°
Jul
20°
12°
Aug
17°
10°
Sep
Contact
The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
Website
Reviews (55)
Filter reviews
55 results
Traveler rating
9
8
17
12
9
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
9
8
17
12
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbeau nashworth a visitironwellscentury
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 55 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guide introduced the history of the spring - and relation to growth of the town. Not much to see today, just a bubbler in the ground.

Thank patriciamX8447QW
Reviewed 9 November 2017

If you love something different about your water, come here and taste the Chalybeate spring. Full of iron - I love it!

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I am pretty sure I have seen a dipper on The Pantiles this year though it's my understanding 'the waters' is not quite so healthy for you these days due to nearby construction works. When taking the waters, a small charge is made which is...More

Thank Ludger4
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The Spa is no longer available as a local property developer has apparently drilled into the water source and destroyed it and caused bad flooding. This is appalling as it means that Royal Tunbridge Wells is no longer a Spa town as it has been...More

Thank pharman2018
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is a spa town and you have to try the waters. I love drinking it although my mum thinks it taste like rusty nails. Well, it is iron water with lots of other minerals. Good for your health. Cheers!

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Come and talk to the local guide. Try the waters, hear the history of Tunbrudge Wells. You will love it

Thank Lena M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

for a town that used the local spring as a tourist attraction for years. the town seems to have gone off promoting this side and no longer spends the money needed to maintain it. one of the small baths off the london raod seems to...More

2  Thank Adam H
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I gues peoples taste was different then, as I didn't realy like the water, but I gues that back then it was deemed great I guess

Thank Hans V
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Of historical interest but now quite easy to miss and somewhat underwhelming. I'm not sure really what might be done as, after all, it is just a spring, but it surely deserves to be something more than just an adjunct to a shopping spree in...More

Thank JeremyPC
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I was born in RTW (1964) and grew up near The Pantiles. I spent many a day at The Springs with my friends, drinking the water out of the old tin cup that was chained to the wall there and splashing each other. In the...More

Thank TWLady
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Chalybeate Spring staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines