Cliffords Tower

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  • Address: Tower St, York YO1 9RY, England, United Kingdom
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +440-1904646940
  • Ticket Price: 4 GBP
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Tower, Picnic Spot
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The Clifford’s Tower was established as a symbol of power by William the Conqueror in 1068. However it soon became the site of bloody and gruesome affair. In 1190, hundreds of Jews were massacred and the place was burned to the ground.

It went through a cycle of rebirth and destruction till the 17th century and was also used as a debtor’s prison. Today, Clifford’s Tower stands atop a hill and offers panoramic views of the countryside.

  • Check out the 3D model of the Norman Castle as it once stood
  • Make a day of it! Visitors are welcome to use the premises for picnic.
  • A host of events are held at the Tower premises. This includes an exhibition of medieval armoury, a play on Richard the Third etc.
  • Very knowledgeable staff eager to answer your questions.

The Clifford Tower is a great place for photography!

Cliffords Tower Travel Tips

  • Pets are not allowed on the Tower premises.
  • Restrooms are not available on the Tower premises.
  • Wheelchairs and pushchairs are allowed on the premises however beware of steep climbs.
  • Not suitable for windy or rainy days.

Entrance Ticket Details For Cliffords Tower

  • Discounts available for children aged 5-15.
  • Concessions on ticket price are available for family groups.
  • The attraction is covered by York Pass.

How to Reach Cliffords Tower

  • Bus: Clifford’s Tower – 42, 181

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  • Cliffords Tower Address: Tower St, York YO1 9RY, England, United Kingdom
  • Cliffords Tower Contact Number: +440-1904646940
  • Cliffords Tower Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Cliffords Tower Price: 4 GBP
  • Best time to visit Cliffords Tower(preferred time): 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cliffords Tower: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 30.78% of people who visit York include Cliffords Tower in their plan

  • 78.57% of people start their Cliffords Tower visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Cliffords Tower

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

88.1% of people prefer walking in order to reach Cliffords Tower

People normally club together York Castle Museum and Jorvik Viking Centre while planning their visit to Cliffords Tower.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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