Visited as part of a self organised historic tour of York. The tower is well kept but there is not a huge amount to see at the lower level. Visitors must be prepared to climb the fairly steep 55 steps up the Motte to the...More
About Clifford's Tower
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A great bit of history to visit, nice to take a picnic and just sit there. You can climb to the top and view York in splendour, the added bonus is the museum being next door.
This dominates the skyline while doing our walk of the city walls, lots of steps to get in if your feeling energetic, we didn't pay to go into so I can't give a honest opinion,
Cliffords tower is a wonderful old hostoric site on york. Raising majestoxally feom ground level it 'towers' above orher local land marks and thereby provides great views of rhe city. However I would suggest restricting views fron the initial drag of stairs from ground level...More
You get a good view of the city from here. There are lots of steps to climb but that's OK. There is a good display in the centre of the tower, then climb the spiral steps to the top.
We got into York late so all the shops were closed. Went here cause it says it's open till 6pm. It wasn't even 5:50pm yet when they told us they were closed. We just want to go in there for a quick picture of the...More
We are English Heritage members, so there was no fee. The history of the castle and tower is very well laid out. You can climb some winding stairs to get to the top and see a very pretty view of the city.