The stunning panoramic views from the top of Clifford’s Tower, out over the historic city of York, makes it 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 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.
Olaf’s Tales of Battles
Sun 15 - Sun 23 Feb 2014
Olaf the Viking storyteller tells tales of the victory in 1066 at Fulford, but also of their defeat at Stamford Bridge. Hear about these battles within the walls of the ancient Clifford’s Tower.
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Tower Street, York, North Yorkshire - YO1 9SA
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