Pubs And Inns Near Broadway Tower & Park
Constructed in the 18th century, Broadway Tower is steeped in history and is a “must-visit” when exploring the Cotswolds. Once you’re done, stop by one of our lovely Cotswold pubs and enjoy a pint of our award-winning Butcombe beer. If you’re feeling hungry, try one of the delicious meals, crafted with locally-sourced ingredients.
The Bear Inn
In the heart of the historic market town of Cirencester, you’ll find The Bear Inn, home to hand-pulled beers and ales, locally-sourced modern twists on pub classics and a beautiful beer garden. Whether you’re stopping by for a quick pint, short snack, or something more substantial before or after your trip to Broadway Tower, you’ll find your favourite classic pub dish at The Bear Inn.
The Beckford Inn
For excellent beer, excellent food, and friendly, welcoming staff, close to the Cotswolds and Cheltenham, you can’t do much better than The Beckford Inn.
Before (or after) your trip to Broadway Tower, treat yourself to your favourite pub meal, enjoy a refreshing pint of award-winning Butcombe beer in the beautiful beer garden, and relax in a rustic setting at The Beckford Inn.
Catch the big game with a refreshing pint of award-winning Butcombe beer at The Beehive in Carterton, close to Oxford and the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Relax in the beautiful beer garden, sample the menu full of pub favourites, and bring your four-legged friend with you – everyone’s welcome at The Beehive! What’s more, we’re located just 35 minutes from the fun and adventure at Broadway Tower.
The Prince Of Burford
The perfect base for exploring the Cotswold countryside, the Prince Of Burford is a quintessentially British pub, complete with a cracking selection of award-winning Butcombe beers behind the bar and a menu full of delicious, locally-sourced classic pub meals. If you’re feeling thirsty after a day at Broadway Tower, we’ve got the perfect pint for you here.
If you’re looking for a riverside pub close to the Malvern Hills, Wye Valley, and Cotswolds Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you’re in the right place at The Fleet Inn.
Expect a relaxing place for a pint, with an excellent menu of modern pub dishes, comfortable rooms, and a range of Butcombe beers to choose from – perfect before (or after) a day at Broadway Tower.
The Frog & Fiddle
Offering cocktails, local ciders, wines, premium spirits, and an unbeatable selection of Butcombe beers and real ales, The Frog and Fiddle is a favourite of locals and visitors alike. With live sports for the big game, plenty of pub games, an intimate courtyard area and regular live music nights, our town centre pub has all the ingredients for a memorable evening. If that wasn’t enough, Broadway Tower is just 40 minutes away.
The Hadley Bowling Green
Pop into The Hadley Bowling Green pub, near Droitwich Spa. Whether you’re in the mood for a quick pint, light snack, or substantial meal – you’ll find something you love from the menu of pub classics and the selection of award-winning Butcombe beers behind the bar. What’s more, we just 45 minutes away from Broadway Tower.
The Royal Oak
The Royal Oak pub in Prestbury is located near Cheltenham Racecourse, a mere 10-minute drive from Cheltenham town centre and just 30 minutes away from Broadway Tower. Sit back and relax with a pint of award-winning Butcombe beer and a delicious, locally-sourced classic pub meal in a traditional old-world British pub – great food, great beer, and a great atmosphere… what more could you want?
The Victoria Arms
After exploring the Oxfordshire countryside, or taking in the sights and sounds of the bustling city of Oxford, stop by The Victoria Arms in Old Marston.
Nestled on the picture-perfect banks of the River Cherwell, you can enjoy a refreshing pint in the riverside garden, or a hearty classic pub meal indoors – from fish and chips to delicious roast dinners, and everything in-between – before or after your trip to Broadway Tower.
Broadway Tower & Park
Broadway Tower & Park is one of the most visited attractions in the Cotswolds and is full of history! Spend the day exploring this wonderful landmark before reminiscing over a couple of pints of Butcombe beer at one of our Cotswold pubs.
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.