Opposite the main gates to the Plas Brondanw garden is a path through woodland up to a wild outlook tower known as Pentwr, see the top right of the Garden plan for the location of this walk.
The tower was built by Clough with funds given to him as a wedding present from his fellow officers soon after the First World War. Clough describes his Commanding Officer first offering a silver salver. Clough gently suggests that silver might not be the most useful present, and is then asked to choose something else:
"Me: Well, Sir, what I should really like would be a ruin.