Clare Castle Country Park Trust is an independent charitable trust that administers the Park of the same name. The Park is a beautiful quiet area to relax, play, get close to nature and learn about Clare’s fascinating history and heritage. It is also the start point for Clare Walks and has a car park with a modest daily charge.
The park contains the remains of the 13th Century stone castle keep set upon its 60ft high motte overlooking the town, as well as its inner and outer baileys which are ideal areas for recreation and picnics. The inner bailey also contains the former railway station which now houses the Platform One Cafe serving hot drinks and food throughout the year.
Away from the open green areas visitors can find the footpaths through the trees and along the banks of the River Stour and along the old railway line. Here can be viewed the variety of trees and plant life, and information boards show the various birds and water life which can be seen along the waters’ edge. Find out more about the Park …….