Clifford's Tower

Local nameClifford's Tower
LocationYork, UK

A silent witness of York's long history, the tower was built by William the Conqueror and it's the last remnant of York Castle. It is believed that it had a variety of uses - from a well-protected treasury to a prison. Come explore and experience its unique ancient atmosphere.

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Opening hours

Daily 10 am - 6 pm

Last admission half an hour before closing time.


Adults: £5.40
Concessions (students with ID, seniors over 60): £4.90
Children (5-17): £3.20 (under 5's: free)

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +44 1904 646940

Address Tower Street, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9SA, UK

Coordinates 53°57'20.949" N -1°4'48.017" E

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