Hotels Near Broadway Tower
A ‘quintessentially English country destination’, Broadway Tower and Park is a great place to visit during your Cotswolds stay. There’s a range of things to do at Broadway Tower, including a guided tour of the nuclear bunker, exploring the Tower Museum or engaging in some retail therapy at Tower Barn.
Our wonderful Cotswold hotels are ideally located to rest your head after an action-packed day at Broadway Tower. Treat yourself at our on-site restaurants serving delicious meals, paired with our award-winning Butcombe beers.
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Places To Stay Near Broadway Tower
Constructed in the 18th century, Broadway Tower is steeped in history and is a “must-visit” when exploring the Cotswolds. Once you’re done for the day, our range of nearby boutique hotels are the perfect place to stay the night with cosy beds, family rooms and excellent breakfasts.
The Beckford Inn
The Beckford Inn is a beautiful and newly refurbished 19th-century Cotswold pub and hotel in the village of Beckford, near Tewkesbury. With 12 boutique bedrooms full of comfy furnishings and personal touches, we offer the ideal base for exploring Broadway Tower, and easy access to Cheltenham, Stratford-upon-Avon, and the M5. Inside, you’ll find cosy interiors, stone floors, open fires and an open-plan restaurant space where you can enjoy a delicious meal. Outside, you can relax in our spacious beer garden with a pint of our award-winning Butcombe ale.
The Prince Of Burford
The Prince Of Burford is a traditional pub and hotel converted from an 18th-century coaching inn, located in Burford on the edge of the Cotswold hills. We have 16 charming and comfortable ensuite rooms with dog-friendly and family-friendly options available, offering the ideal base for exploring Broadway Tower, the Oxfordshire countryside and historic Oxford. On the menu, our focus is locally sourced seasonal dishes and exciting takes on pub classics, with a cracking selection of award-winning Butcombe beer, cocktails and wines behind the bar.
The Fleet Inn
Welcome to The Fleet Inn, in Twyning, near Tewkesbury. We are a riverside pub, hotel, and restaurant with a history dating back to the 1800s, three boutique bedrooms, a huge beer garden, and heated pergola terrace. We’re close to Broadway Tower, Cheltenham (and its world-famous racecourse), Tewkesbury and other famous Cotswold attractions. On the pub menu, our focus is locally sourced produce, seasonal ingredients and pub classics, while behind the bar, we offer a wide range of real ale, craft beer, lager and cider from our award-winning brewery, Butcombe, and a cocktail menu with all the classics.
The Hadley Bowling Green
For a charming and characterful place to stay, the historic, Elizabethan Hadley Bowling Green hotel makes the perfect base. Close to to Broadway Tower, Worcester, Birmingham and the Malvern Hills, you can rest easy in the modern ensuite bedrooms, enjoy delicious, seasonal food in the on-site gastropub restaurant, and, of course, sample the selection of award-winning Butcombe beers and real ales.
Broadway Tower & Park
If you want to combine excitement, adventure and history, then Broadway Tower should be close to the top of your list of attractions to see in the Cotswolds.
The History Of Broadway Tower
Broadway Tower dates back to the late 18th century when landscape architects Capability Brown and James Wyatt set about designing this magnificent folly.
While Cleeve Hill is the highest point in the Cotswold Hills, Beacon Hill (where Broadway Tower stands), is the second-highest point, making for stunning views across the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
With the tower itself standing at 65ft high, it dominates the skyline as far as the eye can see.
Tower Barn At Broadway Tower
Tower Barn is the visitor centre at Broadway Tower.
There is a cosy espresso bar/restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea, which can be enjoyed while taking in the stunning views of the Cotswold Hills.
In the boutique shop you will find unique items of clothing or a personal gift for that someone special or, at certain times of the year, you can attend one of the courses or workshops and learn a new skill. Previous events have included candle making, wool sculpture and Christmas wreath creation.
The Nuclear Bunker Experience
Lying fifteen feet below the ground, the former monitoring bunker on the Broadway Tower Estate was built to study and report the effects of nuclear fallout and was one of many positioned all over the United Kingdom.
Once manned by members of the Royal Observer Corp, the bunker was closed in 1991 and has since been fully restored.
Now serving as a tourist attraction, visitors are invited to spend 45 minutes below ground on the guided tour and experience what life would have been like if the Cold War had ever escalated into a greater conflict.
Broadway Tower Circular Walk
Broadway Tower is also a pleasant walking route in the Cotswolds, with a circular walk of just under a mile, taking around 20 minutes.
During the Broadway Tower Circular Walk you’ll see the wild deer in the Deer Park, stop by the Tower Barn for some retail therapy, visit the Tower itself, and walk past the Nuclear Bunker and War Memorial.
Well-behaved dogs are welcome on leads, so you can bring your four-legged friend as well.
The Cafe At Broadway Tower
Named after William Morris and Capability Brown, the Morris & Brown Cafe is at the heart of the Broadway Tower Estate and is the first thing to greet you on arrival.
Serving delicious breakfasts, lunches or afternoon snacks, the Morris & Brown Cafe also test your resistance with their range of delicious homemade cakes.
In the summer months, you might like to enjoy a chilled glass of white wine on the terrace, while the temptation of a hazelnut hot chocolate and roaring log fire will lure you inside during the colder months.
Bike Rental At Broadway Tower
Available at the Tower Barn, visitors are invited to hire e-bikes from Broadway Tower’s e-biking partner, Moustache.
Bikes can be hired by the hour, so you can go for as long or as short a ride as you like.
With bikes available from 10am-4pm every day, you can plan a trip that suits you.