Bury to Clare Walk


A route through gently undulating countryside in the west of Suffolk. At one end are the delights of Bury St Edmunds with its fascinating cathedral and stunning Abbey Gardens, and at the other is historic Clare with its quaint architecture and beautiful Clare Castle Country Park. There are lots of places to eat, drink and stay in both towns, so after a fabulous day's walking through picturesque Suffolk countryside you will have no problem finding somewhere to put your feet up!

Further information:

Visit Bury St Edmunds

Visit Clare

Bury to Clare Walk green and yellow waymarker disc on wooden post

Distance: 19 miles

Waymarker: Green and Yellow Disc

Start: Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds

Finish: Clare Castle Country Park

Route Overview

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View of Clare church across the rooftops
person walking along a grassy track between rows of trees and bushes at Clare Castle Country Park on a sunny day
Nowton Park Daffodils
A peacock butterfly sitting on a twig
Post box and
Stour Valley Path wooden finger post sign at Clare Castle Country Park on a sunny day

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