Portobello Swim Centre

Victorian baths, gym and Turkish bath

by steve@kydd.co.uk
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Portobello Swim Centre
Portobello Swim Centre

Portobello Swim Centre is a leisure centre in Portobello, Edinburgh.

With beautiful Victorian baths and a top-of-the-range gym, the PSC offers views of the sea and Edinburgh’s only authentic Turkish bath, open to the public.

This gem of Victorian architecture was built in 1898 by the Edinburgh City architect Robert Morham, with the salt water baths completed in 1901.

Historic Environment Scotland has given it Category A listed building status.

Portobello Swim Centre Sign
Portobello Swim Centre Sign

Portobello Swim Centre is part of Edinburgh Leisure – 30 locations helping improve health and wellbeing across Edinburgh.

The Portobello Swim Centre is located on Portobello promenade at the north end of Bellfield Street.

Sources and Further Reading

Robert Morham – Edinburgh City

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