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Broadway Tower

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A unique Capability Brown Folly Tower open to visitors wanting to experience great English heritage in an inspiring location. Graphic displays on three floors, roof viewing platform and Tower Shop are a must for Cotswold visits. Broadway Tower is...more
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Middle Hill | Parking: what3words ///pebble.crouches.galaxies, Broadway WR12 7LB, England
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All reviews nuclear bunker car park william morris highest point worth the climb cold war red deer great views from the top lovely walk royal observer corps well worth a visit interesting displays gift shop circular walk surrounding countryside nice cafe three floors
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here on a very cold wet and windy day. Firstly the lady that greets you in the shop (and also where you can buy your tickets for the tower) was very welcoming and friendly and seemed to make time for everyone. Tickets are £5...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wrexham77
AnnetteG1277, General Manager at Broadway Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

What lovely things to hear about your visit. Thank you so much for sharing your complimentary feedback, we are so proud of our heritage and happy you enjoyed your day with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited over a snowy weekend and all looked quite magical. Worth the 5 Pound fee to see the view from the top. The Cotswolds are a beautiful part of the UK and you can appreciate the amazing countryside even more as you stand at the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Tower after I'd completed a circular walk taking in some of the Cotswold Way and Broadway. Both the walk and the tower are very popular so it can get busy - much of the walk is steep and in winter good boots...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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AnnetteG1277, General Manager at Broadway Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for sharing your lovely review. We are very excited to have such a good following and you are right about your advice of boots etc for this time of year. For those wanting a quieter experience we have just opened our latest...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely walk from the village centre and definitely worth the views when you get to the top. There’s a cafe waiting at the top for a well earned sit down and tea and cake. It’s £5 to go into the Tower and lots of info...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here while staying at Foxhill Manor down the road, lovely walk up to here from the estate and its well worth it. The views on a great day are spectacular and the coffee shop was also great on a cold day to warm you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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AnnetteG1277, General Manager at Broadway Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great news to what how much you enjoyed your visit and the walk across from Foxhill Manor. It is one of the routes that are well worth exploring. For 2019 we have also got a new fleet of premium e-bikes for hire for those that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A short walk of just over 3 miles round trip from Broadway. Although it is a continuous climb for half that distance there are plenty of opportunities to stop an admire the view. Obvious route to follow with way markers every 200 meters so no...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyable walk from Broadway to the tower. We did the tour and also spent a little time on the roof just as it was starting to rain. The tower visit is well worth the walk. On the day we were there, there was a large...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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AnnetteG1277, General Manager at Broadway Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for sharing your enthusiasm for Broadway Tower. We are so happy you enjoyed your visit and particularly the view from the roof viewing into the deer park. A romantic idea for Valentine’s Day.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tower was built as a folly from an early for his wife. The government has rejected owning it so it is privately owned and anyone operating a gift shop or business associated with the tower is pretty unhelpful if you're not giving them money....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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AnnetteG1277, General Manager at Broadway Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Broadway Tower was built by the 6th Earl of Coventry to mark the best vista of his vast estate at Croome Court. Capability Brown included the vision for this building in his plans for the Earl and the famous architect James Wyatt was employed to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting folly to be visited, ticket 2 pound for the car, 5 to get in the tower, although the two pound are refundable if you spend 5 pound on the lovely coffee shop.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place to come. There’s parking, a cafe with inside seating as well as outside. The tower is full of historical information to why it was built and what it was used for. Well worth a visit and only £5 entry fee....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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AnnetteG1277, General Manager at Broadway Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much, Eloise. It is always great to see so many regular visitors returning and enjoying the destination. We have also just opened our new Tower Barn visitor centre with a series of talks and workshops starting in the spring. Get stuck into your...More

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Lydia C
13 September 2018|
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Response from AnnetteG1277 | Property representative |
The parking charge can be redeemed against a minimum spend of £5 whether it is admission tickets, gifts or food at the Morris & brown cafe.
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4simou
3 August 2018|
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Response from Simons-the-Pie-Man |
The car park is closed at 5:30 pm, but you can park in the lay-by just outside and walk up to the tower
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4simou
3 August 2018|
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Response from AnnetteG1277 | Property representative |
Access after 5pm is restricted to public footpaths only and we ask that these are adheres to. The car park will also be closed after 5pm but there is a highway lay-by opposite the main gates for your car.
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