Broadway is located in Worcestershire and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Cotswold's region. The area is frequently known as the Jewel of the Cotswolds. This historic town features many buildings that date back to the 16th century. There are also many attractions in the immediate area, making Broadway an ideal base for exploring the beauty of the Cotswolds region. Although Broadway is popular it is not often crowded, making it a relaxing destination for visitors. There are also many eating establishments in Broadway as well as in the surrounding area.
Broadway whilst often confused with its bigger, glitzier and more in your face counterpart which also happens to share the same name is a small village that has managed to successfully punch above its weight in terms of being the home of many a talented person, being the birthplace and home of many musicians, novelists and artists.
Any visit to Broadway should include a visit to Broadway Tower, which is conveniently located near the village itself, and for those who are brave enough to suffer the stairs and climb all the way up to the top of the tower will be well rewarded for their diligence by a stunning view. One of the main selling points of the Broadway Tower is that thirteen English counties are plainly visible from the top of the tower.
Broadway Tower is a "folly" i.e. a building which was designed and constructed with the sole purpose of being decorative and the tower was designed and finalised in 1799 as a gift to Lady Coventry.
Broadway has always enjoyed a strong affinity with creativity, and art fans will want to take a visit to the impressive John Noot Gallery which houses a number of exhibitions with art work spanning from each and every one of the major historical eras of English history. The Gallery also contains the United Kingdom's largest and most comprehensive collection of sculptures as well as prints, with pieces from all over Europe and not solely indicative of Britain itself.