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5 elegant traditional bathroom ideas for 2020

5 elegant traditional bathroom ideas for 2020

Posted by Nicky Kingston in Inspiration | 4 years ago 3 min read

Discover a whole new world of elegant, luxurious bathing with these stunning traditional bathroom ideas for 2020.

There’s something utterly compelling about a traditional bathroom, which is why this style remains enduringly popular amongst homeowners. If you’re still undecided on the style of your bathroom, there are many good reasons why traditional could be the way to go in 2020.

  1. Traditional = Timeless, meaning your bathroom won’t go out of fashion any time soon
  2. It’s in-keeping with period properties, especially Victorian or Edwardian homes
  3. It’s a great way to add vintage decor to a modern property
  4. Ornate and intricate details demonstrate great craftsmanship
  5. It produces a luxurious look and feel that you simply don’t get with modern designs

To help you create the perfect vintage-inspired retreat, we’ve come up with the following 5 traditional bathroom ideas for 2020.

1. Save space with this classic combination

A lack of space is a real issue for many of us. So, whether you’re looking to create a classic cloakroom or a beautiful vintage bathroom, this slimline combination unit from the Dulwich collection may be just the job.

The Bath Co. Dulwich stone ivory cloakroom combination with white wooden seat

Featuring a gorgeous stone ivory finish (also available in grey and white), the units are just 230mm in depth and can be arranged with the toilet to the left or right for complete flexibility. They come with beautiful classic touches, like tongue and groove detailing and a traditional handle.

2. Cometh the hour, cometh the shower

The history of bathroom showers stretches back further than you'd think. And, whilst technology has come on in leaps and bounds, you can still choose something that fits perfectly with your traditional décor.

The Bath Co. Dulwich riser shower system

The Dulwich riser shower system brings you the very best in ultra-modern, safe and reliable thermostatic showering, yet with a classical look and feel, right down to the gorgeous handle valves made from solid brass.

3. Pretty period patchwork

There's an old saying: "Traditional tiles bring plenty of smiles."

OK...I made that up myself, but the sentiment is 100% accurate. Feature flooring using Victorian style patchwork tiles are gaining popularity in contemporary and traditional bathrooms alike.

Patchwork traditional decor mix matt wall and floor tile 185mm x 185mm

These gorgeous black and white glazed porcelain tiles are the perfect choice for any vintage-inspired setting, producing a tough, hardwearing floor that’ll certainly stand out.

4. A glittering centrepiece

Where would your traditional bathroom be without a gorgeous roll top bath at the very heart of things? Well, why not add an extra special finishing touch with the Dulwich freestanding tub, which comes complete with sparkling gold claw feet.

The Bath Co. Dulwich roll top freestanding bath with gold claw feet 1695 x 740

There is also space for a deck mounted bath shower mixer tap and we’d recommend the matching Dulwich bath shower mixer tap for that luxurious vintage look.

5. An enclosure with a touch of elegance

Whilst self-contained shower cubicles may be a relatively recent invention, this doesn’t mean that you should avoid installing one in your traditional bathroom. The Winchester traditional rectangular shower enclosure from The Bath Co. mixes classic style with modern convenience, for a look that blends seamlessly with the rest of your room.

The Bath Co. Winchester traditional 6mm rectangular sliding shower enclosure

A vintage style stainless steel handle and matching top cap finials add elegant touches to this enclosure, whilst the sliding door with magnetic closing provides easy access.

More traditional bathroom ideas

If you’ve been inspired to create your own traditional retreat, don’t stop here! At, you’ll discover plenty of traditional bathroom ideas for 2020. Simply click on any of the links below to get started.

Shop The Bath Co. for luxurious traditional bathrooms

For luxury bathrooms in a timeless, traditional style, check out The Bath Co. today. Simply click on the image below to begin browsing.

Shop The Bath Co.

Author, Nicky Kingston

Posted by Nicky Kingston in Inspiration | 4 years ago

Nicky is our resident Stylist and loves bringing new and exciting bathroom trends to life. Nicky’s passion for design led to a 1st class degree in Surface Design & Textiles, before earning a reputation as a home stylist in London.

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