Join Dr. Amy Frost, Senior Curator for Bath Preservation Trust, on a walk from Lansdown Crescent to Beckford’s Tower. This walk will take you on a journey through the accessible areas of ‘Beckford’s Ride’, a mile-long landscaped garden Beckford created between his home at Lansdown Crescent and the 120 foot Neo-Classical Tower he had built on Lansdown Hill.

Learn more about Beckford’s life, wealth, and collection.

 

Start Date Saturday 21st September 2019
Start Time 10:00
Duration 1.5 hours
Distance 1 mile
Places Available 20
Meeting Point 19 Lansdown Crescent, BA1 5EX

Details

Start / Finish

Start: 19 Lansdown Crescent, BA1 5EX
Finish: Beckford’s Tower, Lansdown Road, BA1 9BH

Terrain

This is an uphill walk, on pavements.

Facilities

Nearest facilities to the start are on Lansdown Road, including bus stops (the nearest stop is Lansdown Grove). At the end there are frequent buses down Lansdown Road from Beckford's Tower.

Notes

After the walk you are welcome to visit Beckford’s Tower and Museum. Admission is £4.60 for adults, £3.90 concessions, and £2.30 for children, or a family ticket for £11.50. Let museum staff know you’ve come from the Bathscape walk to receive a free guidebook with your ticket.

Leader(s)

Amy Frost

Meeting Point

19 Lansdown Crescent, BA1 5EX