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Drinking rusty bicyles

There is so little left of RTW's Spa town past. This is one of the few things still around and is... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
GrimbofromRTW
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Guide introduced the history of the spring - and relation to growth of the town. Not much to see... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
patriciamX8447QW
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United States
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Not a lot to see. Central plaque on the wall. Couple of sealed off hatches in recesses behind a low metal fence on the end of a building. Plenty of rust stains on the white brickwork from the heavily iron infused water - except it's...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

There is so little left of RTW's Spa town past. This is one of the few things still around and is fairly underwhelming. Clearly there seems to be an inverse relationship between health giving properties of the water and its taste. Reminds me of he...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

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 8 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 14 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

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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

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