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Public Showers in Scotland?

Public Showers in Scotland?


Postby Mountainlove » Tue May 27, 2014 11:53 am

A few years ago someone posted a similar post in the forum. I recently have asked myself the same question and hope to get a few more public showers to the original list...

Public showers in the Highlands

General Information: Most campsites and Leisure Centers will let you use their showers for a fee (please ask)

Fort William
Train Station 4/5 clean and very handy
Mallaig
Public toilets 5/5 fresh warm towel fab for a £1
Kilchoan
Community Toilets 3/5 ok you do come out cleaner than you went in
Aviemore
public loos have showers 5/5 (provide nice fluffy towels too!)
Kingussie
public loos do too 3/5 (bring your own towel)
Tobermory Mull
5/5 newly built and really fab.
Eigg
At the pier on Eigg
Kyle of Lochalsh
Public toilet with showers in 6/5.
Lochboisedale, South Uist
4/5
Harris
Horgabost beach. showers were built in to a old container in the car park and were clean and well maintained
Isle of Jura
Craighouse on the Isle of Jura is in a brilliant setting and has free camping (they only ask for a donation to a charity) with showers and laundry around the back of the hotel.
Torridon
Public toilets with showers
Achiltibuie
village hall has a couple of hours in the afternoon in the summer when you can use the showers - there is a phone number on the notice board to contact someone if you want to use the facilities outwith these times.
Kingussie
Public toilets and showers
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby chompish » Tue May 27, 2014 12:28 pm

What's wrong with a dip in a loch/river? :)
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby malky_c » Tue May 27, 2014 1:29 pm

Bogs on West Argyle Street in Ullapool have public showers. Never used them so couldn't comment.
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby Shug » Tue May 27, 2014 1:41 pm

chompish wrote:What's wrong with a dip in a loch/river? :)

No sure many hillwalkers would want to come over a crest to a lochan to see my hairy **** bobbing about in the water :lol:
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby Mountainlove » Tue May 27, 2014 2:11 pm

Shug wrote:
chompish wrote:What's wrong with a dip in a loch/river? :)

No sure many hillwalkers would want to come over a crest to a lochan to see my hairy **** bobbing about in the water :lol:


:lol: :lol: :lol:
I have once seen 2 guy cyclists completely naked right next to the A836 towards Tongue :shock: ...nearly crashed my car! :lol:
So a public shower would have been good for my safety 8) :lol:
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby Tinto63 » Tue May 27, 2014 2:56 pm

Not in the Highlands, but there are showers in the visitor centre at Muirshiel Country Park, could be handy if you are walking Hill of Stake. Visitor centre at NS311632.
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby chompish » Tue May 27, 2014 4:12 pm

Shug wrote:
chompish wrote:What's wrong with a dip in a loch/river? :)

No sure many hillwalkers would want to come over a crest to a lochan to see my hairy **** bobbing about in the water :lol:

speak for yourself :wink:
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby DivvyBoy » Tue May 27, 2014 6:53 pm

In our younger days we used to wild camp in Arisaig, Morar area and used the showers at the fisherman's mission in Mallaig, 10 out of 10, Always very clean and for a quid a go no complaints there. Sometimes we used the swimming pool up by the high school too.
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby RyanfaeScotland » Tue May 27, 2014 7:19 pm

Mountainlove wrote:...
Kyle of Lochalsh
Public toilet with showers in 6/5.
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6 out of 5? Are they mixed sex or something? :D

Useful post btw, thanks.
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby floma » Fri May 30, 2014 5:47 pm

Kinlochbervie Marina. Have not tested, though.
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby headless spectre » Sat May 31, 2014 10:18 am

On very rare occasions and I assume I am not the only one.
Drive into a camp site, park next to a car less tent. Use the showers and drive off.
You can do this with hostels, but it takes a lot more nerve.
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby floma » Sat May 31, 2014 10:53 am

headless spectre wrote:On very rare occasions and I assume I am not the only one.
Drive into a camp site, park next to a car less tent. Use the showers and drive off.
You can do this with hostels, but it takes a lot more nerve.


Theft.
Why not asking and paying a small amount?
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby hailiamdigby » Sat May 31, 2014 11:03 am

There's showers in "The Old Forge" pub, in Inverie.
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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby electricfly » Sat May 31, 2014 1:43 pm

You could always use one of these on sunny days in Scotland. :lol:

Video review from the unfortunately named blog, "David's Passage" :shock:

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Re: Public Showers in Scotland?

Postby gordon l » Sat May 31, 2014 8:17 pm

headless spectre wrote:On very rare occasions and I assume I am not the only one.
Drive into a camp site, park next to a car less tent. Use the showers and drive off.
You can do this with hostels, but it takes a lot more nerve.


Do you crash weddings for the buffet too?
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