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“A beautiful place to visit, whether it’s a family wander or a stroll with the dog. Preserved history from the sadly culled Long Melford line, with the existing station building and platforms still in situ. The views from the castle are amazing looking over Clare and beyond.”

“Amazing place, it has it all from great walks, play park for the kids and a cafe that offers fantastic food and drinks, let alone the beautiful village to explore.”

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The Park offers a wide variety of amenities and activities...

Visitor Centre

Open Friday to Sunday (11 to 3), the visitor centre is the perfect starting point for any visit.

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Platform One Cafe

Open 6 days a week, Platform One cafe offers delicious home made food and drinks from the former station booking hall.

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train entering Clare station

Historic Railway Buildings

The only surviving set of the "1865 type" of Victorian railway buildings can be found here, along with information about Clare's railway history.

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The Castle Remains

A ruin now, but once home to one of the country's wealthiest families. Climb the 60 foot motte for stunning views of Clare.

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Rivers and Ponds

With rivers and ponds, the Park is blessed with an array of wildlife as well as beautiful walks. Follow our nature trail to learn more.

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Park Trails and Walks

A hub for walks from short, wheelchair accessible trails to longer walks of up to 8.5 miles: visit the Park to find out more.

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cyclists in Clare, Suffolk

Cycle Trails

A selection of cycle routes from 20 to 50 miles begin and end at the Park, all recommended by local cyclists.

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Play Areas

Families are well catered for with a dedicated fully fenced play area with picnic benches, a popular play train and a variety of trails and activities.

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Accessibility & Toilets

With facilities for wheelchair users and a dedicated baby changing area, the refurbished toilet block beside the play park caters for all our visitors. Read on for a mobility scooter user's feedback on the Park.

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