Guided Walk: The Towers of Lansdown

Saturday 24 September, 2pm

Beckford's Tower from s.e

Join Dr Amy Frost on a guided walk downhill from Beckford’s Tower, exploring the towers of Lansdown.

Free but spaces are limited, booking advised.

To book contact or 01225 460705

 Lecture: From Babel to Pasolini: Towers real and imaginary

Tuesday 18 October at Beckford’s Tower

£5 per person

Join Sidney Blackmore, Secretary of the Beckford Society, as he explores towers of both the real world and of the imagination.

The Beckford Birthday Lecture: William Beckford’s Architectural Imagination

Friday 7 October, 6.30pm at the Museum of Bath Architecture

in aid of building repairs at Beckford’s Tower

£10 per person

Fonthill Abbey birthday lecture

Explore the inner workings of the Gothic mind revealing William Beckford’s early gothic architectural imagination and how it developed into the extraordinary Fonthill Abbey with Dale Townsend, Professor of Gothic Literature in the Centre for Gothic Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University and Dr Peter Lindfield Leverhulme, Early Career Research Fellow at the University of Stirling.

Bath and North East Somerset Museums Week

Tower tours and walks are free to Bath and North East Somerset residents during Museums Week.

Places are limited, booking is essential.

To book, please contact or 01225 460705

Guided tours of Beckford’s Tower and Lansdown Cemetery

Saturday 22 October, 11am

Sunday 23 October, 11am

Saturday 29 October, 11am and 3pm

Sunday 30 October, 11am and 3pm


Towers of Lansdown guided walk (downhill from Beckford’s Tower)

Saturday 22 October, 3pm

Sunday 23 October, 3pm