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Clifford's Tower

Historic Site

Tower Street, York, YO1 9SA

Tel: 01904 646940

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About us

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

Member Free, Adult £4.20, Child (5-15 years) £2.50, Concession £3.80, Family (2 adults, 3 children) £10.90.

Facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop

Site Features

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

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Awards

  • Other AwardsEnglish Heritage English Heritage 2016
  • Yorkshire AwardsYork Pass Accepted York Pass Accepted 2018

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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