Clifford's TowerApprox. Time: 2 hours
Activity Level: Easy to Moderate

This 13th century keep of York Castle was built by Henry III to replace William the Conqueror's wooden tower. Roger de Clifford was executed and hung in chains in 1322. For a while it served as a prison in 19th century. Some remains of the curtain wall, gatehouse and towers of the castle bailey also survive behind the Castle Museum.

Courtesy of the British Tourist Authority