Worcester Rocks

Broadway Tower

Places to Visit

Broadway Tower, located above the picturesque village of Broadway, Worcestershire, is an iconic landmark that holds a prominent place in British history. This historic tower stands majestically on top of Beacon Hill, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. 

Built in the 18th century, Broadway Tower was originally a folly, serving as a symbol of wealth and prestige for its owner, the famous landscape designer Capability Brown. Over the years, the tower has served various purposes, including a vantage point for the Royal Observer Corps during World War II and a relay station for military communications. 

Today, Broadway Tower stands as a popular tourist attraction, providing visitors with an immersive experience of Worcestershire's rich history. Whether you choose to climb to the top of the tower to enjoy panoramic views, explore the exhibitions showcasing its captivating past, or simply soak in the natural beauty of the surroundings, Broadway Tower is a must-visit destination for both history enthusiasts and nature lovers.

The Cotswold Way surrounds the tower and there are stunning walks of varying lengths to be found.

Parking: Free parking in lay-by outside the tower. Pay and Display car park also available.

Toilets and refreshments: Check cafe opening hours.

Write up by Steph from stephloveshoney. Follow Team Gore's adventures on their blog or over on Instagram.

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