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 as well as having an opportunity to hear more about our upcoming Heritage Lottery Fund bid to open up and interpret more of Beckford’s landscape.

Start Date Saturday 22nd September 2018
Start Time 10:00
Duration 1 hour
Distance 1 mile. 1.6 km
Places Available 20
Meeting Point 19 Lansdown Crescent, Bath, BA1 5EX
Walks Types


Start / Finish

Start: 19 Lansdown Crescent
Finish: Beckford’s Tower, Lansdown Road


This is an uphill walk.


After the walk you are welcome to visit Beckford’s Tower and Museum. Admission is £4.50 for adults, £3.80 concessions, and £2.20 for children. Let museum staff know you’ve come from the Bathscape walk to receive a free guidebook with your ticket.


Dr. Amy Frost

Meeting Point

19 Lansdown Crescent, Bath, BA1 5EX