CIRCULAR WALKS AND TOURS AROUND CLARE

Suffolk Year of Walking

SUMMER 2016

A joint initiative by Clare Castle Country Park and Clare Ancient House Museum supported by Tourism Clare

1.   SATURDAY CIRCULAR WALKS, led by Clare Castle Country Park Volunteers

25 June  Clare/Cavendish   8 miles  3 hours   Moderate

23 July  Claret Hall/Stoke by Clare 6 miles  2 ½ hours Moderate

20 August Houghton Hall   5 ½  miles 2 ½ hours Moderate

24 September Long Lane/Hickford Hill 5 miles  2 hours  Moderate

22 October Clare Circular Walk   3 miles  1 ½ hours Moderate

 

Meet at Clare Park Centre (next to Country Park car park) at 10.00 am

The car park charge is £2 for more than 1 hour.   There is no charge for the Walks

Well-behaved dogs are welcome but they will need to be on a lead at all times. Children are welcome provided parents are confident they can walk the distance

Bring appropriate clothing, footwear and WATER.   Individuals walk at their own risk

Each walk involves some walking on rough ground, hence ‘Moderate’ classification

Further information: www.clarecastlecountrypark.co.uk  www.clarewalks.co.uk  01787 277335

 

2.   TOURS, with commentary by Clare Ancient House Museum Guides

Thursday 28 July  1.30 pm Parish Church and Priory 1 ½ hours

Saturday 30 July  11.00 am Clare Castle and Market  1 ½ hours

Saturday 6 August  11.00 am Introduction to Park & Town 2 hours

Thursday 11 August  1.30 pm Historic Buildings of Clare 1 ½ hours

Thursday 18 August  11.00 am Clare Castle and Market  1 ½ hours

Saturday 20 August  1.30 pm Parish Church and Priory 1 ½ hours

Saturday 3 September  11.00 am Introduction to Park & Town  2 hours

Saturday 17 September 11.00 am Historic Buildings of Clare  1 ½ hours

 

Meet at Clare Park Centre (next to Country Park car park).   The car park charge is £2 for more than 1 hour.

There will be an opportunity to visit the Ancient House Museum at the end of each Tour (entrance £1)

Wheelchair users need to pre-book on 01787 277335, and may not be able to complete the whole Tour

Wear suitable footwear; there will be some walking on gravel etc.  Dogs are not permitted on the Tours

There is no charge for the Tours

We will be adding these dates to the CCA Event Calendar in due course.

Information regarding the Suffolk Year of Walking 2016/17 can be found here

The Party in the Park

Clare Community Association is pleased to announce

“The Party in the Park”

in celebration of the Queen’s 90th Birthday.

Party in the Park Queen FinalTo be held on Sunday 12th June 2016 between 12:00 noon and 6:00pm in Clare Castle Country Park, Clare, Suffolk

Mark the date in your diary !

With a 1920’s theme there will be stalls, traditional games, fancy dress, food, beer tent and much, much more……..please visit the ‘Party in the Park’ page for the latest information

This is for people of all ages and there will be something for everybody.

We will be contacting local businesses, organisations, clubs and societies in Clare directly.

If you are in the area surrounding Clare you would be more than welcome to get involved again please use the form below to contact us.

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Your Community Needs You !

Putting on a successful event can only be done with the help of volunteers, it may only be spending half an hour helping to put out chairs or tables or could be helping to marshal an all day event….. the need for volunteers can be many and varied.

One of the aims of Clare Community Association is to build up a body of volunteers who be willing to help (time and commitments permitting) at events when called upon……..read more