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Visit Clifford’s Tower car-free

From outside York railway station (stop RD), catch bus 3 or bus 4, which run very frequently to Tower Street and Clifford Street, right next to the tower. On the way back, you can also hop on bus 7, among many others.

You can also walk from the station over the river and through the beautiful, historic streets or York (about 15 mins) or around the city walls (about 25 mins).

There are direct trains to York from cities all over the UK, including London (Kings Cross), Newcastle, Southampton, Liverpool, Manchester, Edinburgh and even Penzance.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

About Clifford’s Tower

On an imposing mound near the river and old city walls, Clifford’s Tower is all that’s left of William the Conqueror’s castle in York. There are great views from the top, reaching as far the distant North York Moors so it’s a great place for visitors to to get their bearings. For more car-free adventures in the area, see our guide to York.

For any queries about visiting contact Clifford’s Tower on 0370 333 1181 or

Address: Tower Street, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9SA. Visit Website