Soo Burnell

Edinburgh, UK

Royal Commonwealth Pool

This public pool house, now a category-A listed building in Edinburgh, represented Scotland's attempt to become a world power following World War II.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Glenogle Baths

This public pool in Edinburgh, Scotland was opened to promote good hygiene, but survived as a century-old testament to Victorian style.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Portobello Swim Centre

This Victorian venue offers Edinburgh's only authentic and publicly available Turkish baths, one of three remaining in the country.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Drumsheugh Baths

Popular in Victorian Scotland, this Mediterranean-style bath still features "traveling rings" and a trapeze - entertaining ways to travel from one end of the pool to the other.

London, United Kingdom

Marshall Street Baths

This marble-lined pool is housed in an Art Deco recreation complex on the site of even older public baths.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Warrender Baths

This pool's modern aqua tones were adopted in 1904, and is the home base to where Scottish Olympic medalists are known to swim and train.

Glasgow, Scotland

Western Baths Club

Founded in 1876, this Victorian-era club remains at its original site and is one of two clubs of its kind left in Glasgow.

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