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.
Our weather forecast for Bath in Somerset
Today (Thursday, Jan 21)
Expect a temperature in the range 3.6℃ to 4.4℃ with a wind speed 7.6 m/sec (W)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 0.4℃ to 1.3℃ with a wind speed 3.3 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jan 23
Expect a temperature in the range -0.8℃ to 1.5℃ with a wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 24
Expect a temperature in the range -2℃ to -0.7℃ with a wind speed 2.9 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 25
Expect a temperature in the range -2.8℃ to -1.5℃ with a wind speed 3.2 m/sec (NW)
Tuesday, Jan 26
Expect a temperature in the range -0.8℃ to 0.2℃ with a wind speed 3.5 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Jan 27
Expect a temperature in the range 7.2℃ to 7.9℃ with a wind speed 5.8 m/sec (SW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRKWe only list tides for our beach listings.
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