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Broadway Tower

Middle Hill, Broadway WR12 7LB, England
+44 1386 852390
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Tour of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon
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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 one of England's outstanding viewpoints and at 1024 feet (312m) above sea level, it is the second highest point on the Cotswold escarpment. Unrivalled views survey an expanse of a 62 mile radius and as many as 16 Counties. Conveniently located on the Cotswold Way, Broadway Tower is the perfect place to start your walk, be it a short circuit or hike. There is ample car parking for patrons of Broadway Tower and refreshments await to reward the completed walk.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Middle Hill, Broadway WR12 7LB, England
+44 1386 852390
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Reviewed yesterday

love to visit, such a beautiful place, a lovely cafe and shop near the car park, lovely views, will visit again and again

Thank leenotts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today was a bit of a gloomy day and cold too. Good for a lovely walk in the cold and frosty air. It’s marked up as about 3 1/2 hours but you can do it quicker. The walk takes you up part of the Cotswolds...More

1  Thank Wouldieathere
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you pick the right day, you can see for miles from here. The tower itself is well worth a visit, with William Morris memorabilia on display. It is also a great spot for a picnic or refreshments from the excellent cafe on a warm...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are told you can see in excess of 60 miles from the top. Alas, too cloudy & wet and just a few hundred meters during the visit. Nonetheless, its a great folly. Really well constructed given it does (did) not serve any real purpose....More

Thank all_travel_now
Annette G, General Manager at Broadway Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for visiting and taking the time to give us your feedback. We were very surprised when a recent OS study identified views in a 62 mile radius. That makes a grand total of 16 Counties you can see from the roof...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a bit of a gem that we'd never heard of. It's easy to walk to from the car park and you don't have to go up the tower for amazing views. The tower is worth going into though and is worth the...More

1  Thank akm515
Annette G, General Manager at Broadway Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your great feedback. I am particularly pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the Tower with its displays and the rooftop viewing. It is also worth remembering that your car parking is refundable against ticket purchases. A refund voucher is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here two years ago and we returned as it was so good. Its great views, really interesting and you get to see deers in the wild. Really good for children and adults.More

1  Thank Cornishkaty
Annette G, General Manager at Broadway Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Katy, Great news. Thanks so much for sharing your return visit. We are so happy to hit the mark. For families and kids we have Santa's Sleigh landing on 18th November. It will land for all to climb aboard and take the perfect Christmas...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best , if not the best place , to get views over 8 counties. The exhibition is also interesting, although the Nuclear bunker was a disappointment, from expectations I had having visited 2 others. It was really just an observation...More

1  Thank Rob C
Annette G, General Manager at Broadway Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Rob. The OS surveyed the 12 most outstanding viewpoints in the British Isles, the top of Broadway Tower being one of them. We were amazed to hear that views reach in a 62 mile radius! That is a whopping 16 Counties,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two or three times a year we make the trek from South Devon up to Lincolnshire for a weekend rendezvous with our children & their spouses. It's a long way, but we aren't in a rush, so we try to plan a route with stops...More

Thank DevonDozer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to spend a morning! We began with breakfast at the café, located in the building not far from the Tower where you also buy the entrance ticket. The food was very good and the café's warm, country ambience started the day...More

Thank stlamc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic views all round and such good museum up the tower itself. Very nice walk up to it. Worth the trip

1  Thank Matt B
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Emre I
9 August 2017|
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Response from Annette G | Property representative |
Definitely include a visit to the village of Broadway after a walk into town via the Cotswold Way. The village is stunning and places of interest include the Gordon Russell Museum, The Ashmolean Museum and attractive shops... More
14 October 2016|
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Response from Lorena G | Reviewed this property |
Is quite a small place . I think 30 min will be more than enough with the parking and visiting. For the parking you have to pay a charge but you can park on the road for free. The ticket to visit the tower is 5£.
jane w
18 July 2016|
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Response from Pennyhj | Reviewed this property |
Not into the Tower, but the surrounding countryside would be nice for a well behaved dog on a lead.