What to do in Clare, Clare Valley Wine Region.
90 minutes drive north from Adelaide lies the town of Clare in the Clare Valley Wine Region. Clare has several motels, a well appointed caravan park and also a number of charming bed and breakfasts and some apartment-style accommodation for those who prefer a secluded getaway whilst holidaying in the Clare Valley Wine Region
With so much to offer in Clare it is not surprising this has become the major service centre for locals and visitors to the Clare Valley.
Long known as the Garden of the North, Clare has developed as the regional centre and its role in this regard is expanding.
Clare offers the gourmet food and wine lover many dining options, from your traditional pub grub to contemporary-style dining. Enjoy the panoramic views from Salt 'n Vines Bar and Bistro, aptly named after Clare's founder.
Do not miss the chance to experience the relaxed vineyard setting of one of Clare's acclaimed restaurants George's of Clare at Neagles Rock Vineyards.
Go on a pub-crawl to the three hotels, located within a couple of minutes walk of each other. For nightlife, the Bentleys Hotel at the southern end of the main street occasionally features live bands.
For those with a sporting interest there is the highly rated Clare Golf Course with its manicured putting greens, tennis courts and bowling greens. Just north of the town is one of South Australia's finest country racecourses.
There is a Visitor Information Centre in Clare at 229 Main North Road Clare, SA 5453, ph: (08) 8842 2131
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- Clare lies at the northern end of the Clare Valley, renowned as one of South Australia's premium wine-producing regions. Close enough to Adelaide to be accessible to daytrippers, the picturesque valley offers a full range of accommodation. Settled in 1842, the town is named after County Clare in Ireland.