Clifford's Tower, York Access

Access information for the site is listed below. For more information, or if you have particular access needs, please contact us before you visit. Please note that some facilities may require booking in advance. 

Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Handrails
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Wheelchair Loan
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Site Folders
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Wheelchair Access
There are 55 steps to the keep and then spiral stairs to the wall walk. Unfortunately this makes the tower inaccessible to wheel chair users.
Entrance / Set Down
Set down allowed at the bottom of the 55 steep steps up to the castle.
Disabled Parking
Blue Badge holders can park in the council car park
OnSite Transport
No.
Stairs
The tower has 55 entrance steps with handrails.
Lift Access
No.
Seating And Restpoints
Seating and resting points are dotted around the site.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
The tower has 55 entrance steps, uneven surfaces and hazardous walkways.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible Toilets
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Handrails
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Braille Guides
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Braille Signage
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Torches
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Sensory Experiences
Tactile model with Braille captions in courtyard.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
Please contact the site directly for the possibility of group booking.
Tactile Models
There is a tactile model of castle.
Areas Of Low Lighting
No information available
Large Print
No.
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Vibrating Fire Alarms
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Tour Transcripts
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Film Subtitles
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BSL Tours
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Audio Installation Transcripts
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Induction Loops
Portable induction loop available.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Sensory Experiences
Tactile model with Braille captions in courtyard.
Basic Language Audio Tours
No information available
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
No
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
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Bottle / Food Warming
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High Chairs
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Special Diets
No information available
Health And Safety
Deep Water
The site has a covered well.
Trip Hazard
No information available.
Sheer Drop
Wall walk - this is fenced.
Slip Hazard
Some surfaces may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
The mound has steep slopes. It is not permitted to climb on the slope.
Steep Stairs
The tower has 55 steps to the entrance.
Beware Of Traffic
No information available.
Uneven Ground
Generally flat paved areas at the top.

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Clifford's Tower, York

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