Beckfords Tower (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.

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