The bunkhouse at Cranmore Tower offers basic accommodation open to anyone and everyone – whether individuals or groups – including hikers, outdoor pursuit groups, faith groups and charity groups.
Cranmore Tower is a 45m stone folly located at the highest point on the East Mendip Way (280 m AMSL), the bunkhouse offers walkers an overnight stop on the route. It is set against the beautiful backdrop of Cranmore Woods.
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 ground floor of the bunkhouse contains separate ladies and gents toilets and showers.
The first floor of the bunkhouse comprises of 2 dorms, one with 6 bunk beds, and the other with 7 bunk beds. The bunkhouse provides accommodation for 26 (at a squeeze!)
A Norwegian designed wooden cabin located next to the tower and bunkhouse 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
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.