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Beckford's Tower and Museum

Beckford's Tower was built between 1826 and 1827 and is a remarkable building that was home to an array of the greatest collections of books, furniture and art.

Beckford's Tower is the only surviving example of William Beckford's fantastic architectural achievements.

Beckford's Tower and Museum explores William Beckford's life and gives you an insight into what his life was like when he was an owner of Jamaican sugar plantations. 

William Beckford authorised an impressive Tower in 1826, he created a garden between his Lansdown Crescent home and the retreat now known as Beckford’s Tower. 

Numerous buildings designed within this landscape are now lost or have become detached from each other, yet Beckford’s Tower still stands above the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bath. 

Weddings at The Tower

Celebrate your special day in the rich and eclectic Lansdown Room, once home to one of the greatest collections in Georgian Britain.

  • Ceremonies for up to a maximum of 30 people, including the couple and their guests.
  • A Covid-19 secure venue, following all government guidelines for wedding ceremonies.
  • Furniture for your ceremony and simple decorations included in hire cost.
  • A dedicated wedding co-ordinator on site for the duration of your booking.
  • Staircase and grounds available for photographs
  • On-site parking for up to 6 cars (additional parking can be arranged)
  • A venue of historical, literary and architectural interest

Find out more about their wedding venue hire here.

Our Tower

The National Lottery Heritage Fund are funding Beckford's Tower and Museum to help conserve the Tower and its beautiful landscape. Bath Preservation Trust owns and operates Beckford’s Tower and must also raise a considerable amount to fund this project – called ‘Our Tower’. You can find out more about this here.

To find out more or to book your visit please call 01225 422212 or email tower@bptrust.org.uk or visit their website here.

Beckford's Tower and Museum Bath

Beckford's Tower and Museum
Lansdown Road
Bath
Somerset
BA1 9BH

W: beckfordstower.org.uk/

E: Email us

T: 01225 422212

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