This round, Tuscan-style tower, built by then-resident of Smedmore House Reverend John Richards Clavell, was an observatory and overlooks Kimmeridge Bay.

Original site of Clavell Tower with newly positioned tower in background Looking toward Clavell Tower from Swyre Head Clavell Tower viewed from the cliff

It is now owned by the Landmark Trust and you can stay in it for a truly unique visit to Purbeck – as it’s so unusual however, it tends to be booked up months in advance, so get your name down quick!