Clifford's Tower was built by William The Conqueror. The Tower stands on a mound in York City and forms an imposing view over the nearby by York Castle Museum. Clifford's Tower has a two- storey quatrefoil plan, and a climb to the top affords excellent panoramic views of the city.
During it's history the tower has been a prison, the Royal Mint and was used by Henry II to display the bdies of his enemies.
Visiting Cliffords Tower
Daily except 24- 26 December and 1st January
Winter Opening Hours: 10:00 to 16:00
Summer Opening Hours: 10;00 to 17:00
Cliffords Tower is situated next to a York City Council Pay & Display Car Park
Vending Machine with hot drinks and sweets
Clifford's Tower is at the top of 55 steps there is a handrail but the steps are uneven as are many walkways within the tower.
Assistance Dogs are welcome.
Contact Clifford's Tower
Website: Clifford's Tower
Events at Clifford's Tower