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How to get here

Clare is a market town on the north bank of the River Stour in Suffolk, England. Clare is 16 miles from Bury St Edmunds and 9 miles from Sudbury.

Visiting by car

Clare is on the A1092 between the A1017 and the A134, 9 miles from Sudbury and 7 miles from Haverhill. Besides limited street parking, a pay and display car park is available within the Clare Castle Country Park, at the end of Malting Lane CO10 8NW.

The nearest fuel stations are Sudbury (Tesco 6.7 miles CO10 1GY, off A134) or Haverhill (5.5 miles CB9 7UU, off A143).

Visiting by bus

Clare is served by buses from either Haverhill or Sudbury, Monday-Saturday, Route 236: 236 timetable. There is a service from Clare to Bury St Edmunds, Route 374: 374 timetable. There is no evening or Sunday service.

Visiting by rail

The nearest railway station is Sudbury (Suffolk); this connects to Marks Tey for connections to Liverpool Street and eastwards to Colchester and Ipswich.