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Clifford's Tower Group Visits

Group Travel Visits

Clifford's Tower, Tower Street, York, YO1 9SA

Tel: 01904 646940

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Clifford's Tower stands as a proud symbol of the power of England's medieval kings. Originally built by William the Conqueror to subdue the rebels of the north, it was twice burned to the ground, before being rebuilt by Henry III in the 13th century. The tower takes its name from one grisly incident in its long history, when Roger de Clifford was executed for treason against Edward II and hanged in chains from the tower walls. With sweeping panoramic views of York and the surrounding countryside, it isn't hard to see why Clifford's Tower played such a crucial role in the control of northern England.

Facilities: parking, guidebooks, no dogs allowed, shop, events, family learning

Opening Times

* Until 24 March:
Open daily 10:00-16:00

Boxing Day: 10:00 - 16:00
New Year’s Eve: 10:00 - 16:00

Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day Bank Holiday, New Year's Day

From 25 March:
Open daily 10:00-18:00

Guide Prices

Group rates available

Facilities

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property
  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Awards

  • Other AwardsEnglish Heritage English Heritage 2016
  • Yorkshire AwardsYork Pass Runner Up York Pass Runner Up 2017

Road Directions

On Foot:
In York city centre, follow the finger posts from the train station.

Park & Ride: With six cleverly located sites surrounding the city centre getting into York has never been easier. www.yorkparkandride.co.uk

Accessible by Public Transport: York station is 1 mile away.

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