Beckfords Tower

Beckford's Tower, Lansdown Hill, Bath, Somerset

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  • Beckford’s Tower is a folly situated on Lansdown Hill, just outside Bath in Somerset.

    Built in 1827 for Bath resident, William Beckford, the tower stands at 37m high. Now owned by the Bath Preservation Trust, it is a grade I listed building.

    Within the tower there is a museum displaying various artefacts, furniture and paintings from Beckford’s collection. Visitors can also climb the tower and marvel at the panoramic views across the city. Part of the tower can also be rented out as a holiday home through the Landmark Trust.

    The tower and museum are open at weekends and bank holidays for a small admission fee.

  • Beckfords Tower 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain tomorrow through Monday, with temperatures rising to 15°C on Friday.

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     Foggy starting in the evening.
     
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      7:39 am    6:11 pm
    Thursday, Oct 19th
     Rain and breezy starting in the evening.
     
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      7:41 am    6:09 pm

    Friday, Oct 20th
     Rain and breezy starting in the evening.
     
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      7:43 am    6:07 pm
    Saturday, Oct 21st
     Windy throughout the day and rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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      7:44 am    6:05 pm

    Sunday, Oct 22nd
     Breezy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      7:46 am    6:03 pm
    Monday, Oct 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      7:48 am    6:01 pm

    Tuesday, Oct 24th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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      7:50 am    5:59 pm
    Wednesday, Oct 25th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      7:51 am    5:57 pm

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