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Strathpeffer Pump Room

Strathpeffer IV14 9DY, Scotland
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A little Gem

A very interesting visit with a short explanation of Strathpeffers history as a Spa Town & some... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nigel L
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Exmoor
Pump room with no pump

Had an hour to fill. Spent quarter of that at the pump room. Very nice and helpful lady on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nelson252
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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 all sorts of jars of nostalgia and other treats and sweets gifts. Then visit the giftshop perfect for anyone looking for a quality souvenir or special gift. Includes unique locally made arts & crafts, books, maps, cards, postcards and much more, for all ages. Also a Tourist Information Point in partnership with Visit Scotland. Blue Badge parking outside main entrance. Dogs Welcome.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Strathpeffer IV14 9DY, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

A very interesting visit with a short explanation of Strathpeffers history as a Spa Town & some very interesting exhibits.

Thank Nigel L
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had an hour to fill. Spent quarter of that at the pump room. Very nice and helpful lady on entering. Some useful tourist information available. Maybe there was more to it than we saw.

Thank Nelson252
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only a little place takes about 30 mins to get around it’s informative of a bygone age two lady’s who work there pleasant it’s nothing to go into just a donation, small selection of gifts and sweets quaint little museum

Thank tinamolloy2
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in strathpeffer this is a no miss place. Learn about the history of the area watch a video and look round the exhibits. Staff are very informative and you can buy souvenirs and sweets as well. Lovely friendly place.

Thank james b
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Small, interesting, & worth the visit. Plus learn a we bit about the Strath Spa the people who travelled from near & far to soak up the benefits of the Spa waters. A small donation is welcome .

4  Thank Alistair M
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

The Pump Room is left over from when Strathpeffer was a Spa Town. It now doubles up as museum and tourist information centre. It is free to go in but you are encouraged to leave a donation if you look around the exhibits. We found...More

3  Thank ChrisFirth
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Small place thats not sure weather it's a gift shop, ice cream palour, tourist information center or a museum. It does or sells all the above but not sure if these all go together. Some parts however were interesting.More

Thank LesGUk
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ThePumpRoom, Proprietor at Strathpeffer Pump Room, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for visiting the Strathpeffer Pump Room and village. It's the first time we've come across anyone who has found it "confusing" and are sorry to hear that you did. The Pump Room Exhibition (and Tourist Information) are run on voluntarily basis by owners...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Pump Room museum is staffed by volunteers who are just the sweetest and most welcoming ladies you'll ever meet. The museum exhibits are small but they pack quite a punch. Visiting the pump room, and seeing the kind of past Strathpeffer had at the...More

Thank Pryst
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ThePumpRoom, Proprietor at Strathpeffer Pump Room, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for your lovely review and we're so pleased you enjoed your visit to the Pump Room and Strathpeffer village. Just to clarify though we run the Exhibition and provide Tourist Information on a voluntary basis, but the small retail areas, Gallery/Gift shop and...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

really enjoyed this lovely looking building outside and interesting inside,very easy walking from our hotel The Highland hotel on the hill,this is a lovely village well worth a look

Thank carolphipps13
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Very historical place to visit. Worth watching the short film. I found it and the place in general quite sad as it used to be so grand and used. Shame couldn't take the waters. Nice shop as well as history. Oh and walk behind the...More

Thank domo_leeds
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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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