Tower Street, York YO1 9SA Directions
Tourist Attraction, Observation Decks, Historic Sites, Historical Place, Castle, Gift Shop, Tower, English Heritage, Play Area & Points of Interest
Clifford’s Tower is one of the best-loved landmarks in York. It is the largest part of York Castle, once the centre of government for the north of England. The tower is 50 feet (15m) high and measures 200 feet (61m) in diameter. It has 11th-century timber tower on top of the earth mound. It is famous for the stunning panoramic views over Old York from the top of Clifford's Tower. You can enjoy the view from Clifford's Tower, built on a high conical mound that overlooks the River Ouse. It offers amazing 360-degree views from the top of the Tower over the City of York.
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MERCHANT ADVENTURERS' HALL
The Hall, Fossgate, York YO1 9XD Directions
Historic Site, Venue Hire, Merchants’ Game, Dinners, Gardens, Wedding Receptions, Dance Workshops, Hall, Architectural Building, Paintings, Custom Tours, School and Group Visits, Parties, Garden, Special Occasions, Audio Tour, Private Functions, History Museum, Events & Shops
'Merchant Adventurers’ Hall' is a unique building in the heart of historic York. This stunning timber-framed building constructed by a fraternity made up of York citizens to provide a base for charity, worship, and business in the centre of the city on the banks of the River Foss. Discover one of the finest original medieval guildhalls in the world, still home to the Merchant Adventurers whose 660-year unbroken tradition of entrepreneurship, wealth and experience has built York. Visitors to the Hall can enjoy a free audio tour included in the admission price. It offers self-guided groups: £1 Off per person on the standard admission price.
Price: Adult: £6.50
Concession: £5.50 (Student or Senior over 65)
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2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York YO1 8AR Directions
Workshops, Virtual Outreach, Exhibition, Tourist Attraction, Architectural Building, Collections, Displays, Programs, Group and School Visits, Evening Events, Shops, Education, Museum, Historical Site, Christmas Parties & Town House
Barley Hall is a stunning medieval townhouse, once home to the Priors of Nostell, and a Lord Mayor of York. The medieval building restored to its original splendour with stunning high ceilings, beautiful exposed timber frames, and possibly the only horn window in England. It explores York's heritage through its five world-class attractions at a competitive price. Discovers their award-winning and learning educational visits to hands-on workshops. They offer a group discount for parties of 15 or more including discounted guide books. It affords free admission for the group leader and coach driver. Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.
Price: Adult £4.00, Child (5-16) £3, Concessions £3