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Cliffords Tower


Clifford's Tower


It’s the stunning view you get of the historic city of York that makes Clifford’s Tower one of the most popular attractions in Yorkshire.

Set on a tall mound in the heart of Old York, this imposing tower is almost all that remains of York Castle, which was originally built by William the Conqueror.
There’s plenty to discover here. In its time, the tower has served as a prison and a royal mint, as well as the place where Henry VIII had the bodies of his of his enemies put on public display. To complete your family day out in York, why not take the guided tour of the nearby York Cold War Bunker.

This page is for visitors and fans of Clifford's Tower to share photos, thoughts and recommendations. If you have any questions about Clifford's Tower or English Heritage please email [email protected] or 'like' us at: and post your question there, where we will be happy to get back to you as soon as we can.


This page is designed as a place to discuss Clifford’s Tower - to share tips for a great day out at the Tower, upcoming events and news from the property. We love hearing the ideas and opinions of our social community, and encourage you to leave comments, photos, videos and links (‘content’) here on our page.

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If you have any questions about the house rules, Clifford's Tower, the work of English Heritage, membership or queries that need a more in depth answer our Customer Services team would be happy to help. Please email us at [email protected]

Terms and Conditions for Golden Bike Competition

These terms and conditions apply to the Golden Bike competition, running on the Clifford’s Tower Facebook page from Monday 19th May to Monday 23 June 2014.
• Followers of Clifford’s Tower on Facebook will be able to enter the competition by correctly guessing the location in which the golden bike has been photographed. The location will be an English Heritage site within Yorkshire.
• On Monday 23 June, five winners will be chosen at random to each win a pair of tickets to watch the Yorkshire Grand Depart from the top of Clifford’s Tower. The winners will be contacted via a message on Facebook. If the winner has not accepted their prize within 5 days, another winner will be selected.
• Employees or contractors of English Heritage, any person directly or indirectly involved in English Heritage or the running of the competition, or their direct family members are not eligible for the prize.
• The page editor's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives. English Heritage reserves the right to substitute the prize for one of equal or greater value.
• English Heritage reserves the right to cancel the competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control. Entry in the competition signifies acceptance of these rules. English Heritage reserves the right to withhold, change or cancel the prize in the event of non-compliance with these rules. English Heritage also reserves the right at its discretion to amend the competition rules at any time.
• This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to English Heritage and not to Facebook.

Address: Tower Street , York YO1 9SA, NYK, GB
Phone: 01904 646940
State: NYK
City: York
Zip Code: YO1 9SA

Working Hours
Monday: 10:00-16:00
Tuesday: 10:00-16:00
Wednesday: 10:00-16:00
Thursday: 10:00-16:00
Friday: 10:00-16:00
Saturday: 10:00-16:00
Sunday: 10:00-16:00

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