Cranmore Tower is a 45m stone folly located at the highest point on the East  Mendip Way (280 m AMSL). It is set against the beautiful back drop of privately owned (and open to the pubic) Cranmore Woods and set in 5 acres  of its own woodland. Tower Front view
Cranmore Tower offers basic accommodation open to anyone and everyone – whether individuals or groups of any size – including  hikers, outdoor pursuit groups, faith groups and charity groups.

As well as offering great views of the surrounding area (up to 5 counties on a clear day) the Tower’s accommodation provides a serene and tranquil refuge for guests.

For hiring any of the facilities at the Tower please contact us here.


The Cottage

Cranmore Tower Cottage
Attached to the Tower is a stone cottage comprised of 4 bed rooms each with 2 single beds and 1 bunk bed; lounge space which can accommodate 30 people with ease, with sofas and open wood fire; a fully equipped kitchen with fridges and Stanley oil fired cooker; and 2 bathrooms.



The Bunkhouse

Bunk House Exterior 01
The two storey bunk house located in close proximity to the Tower provides accommodation, common rooms for classes/meetings, and shower and toilet blocks.

The ground floor contains separate ladies and gents toilets and shower blocks. Also located on the ground floor are the 2 multipurpose common rooms, which can be used for storage or as meeting and class rooms.

Then on the first floor, there are 2 dorms, one with 6 bunk beds, and the other with 7 bunk beds. The bunk house provides accommodation for 26 (at a squeeze!)


The Cabin

Cabin 01
A Norwegian designed wooden cabin located next to the tower and bunk house provides further cosy accommodation for 6 to 8 people.

 In the cabins’ front room there are 2 bunk beds, and one elevated single bed (access via small wooden ladder). Additionally the cabin has a small private room with one bunk bed, and separate small storage/luggage room.





The Lawn and Woodland

Summer Beech woodland
Stretching out in front of the Tower and cottage for 50 m is the large lawn perfect for group activities, games and camping.

 To the South and East of the Tower is 5 acres of woodland filled with beautiful beach trees interspersed with pine trees. The dense canopy provides shade in the summer and a natural roof over the cool clear woodland floor for camping and woodland activities, den making or tree climbing.