Things to do

Restaurant Guide:

The Clare Country Club 8842 1060 – the restaurant is open each night [and is a BYO if need be]. It is located next to the Clare Golf Club 8842 1022 http://claregolfclub.com.au/index.php

Skillogalee Winery & Restaurant 8843 4311 – lunch only. The Restaurant is set among their vineyard, lovely ambiance and views. Their website for more information https://www.skillogalee.com.au

Paulett’s Winery & Restaurant 8843 4328 – lunch only. The Restaurant is situated at the Winery with a view to die for [depending on the time of year] www.paulettwines.com.au

Mr Mick’s Winery & Restaurant 8842 2555 – lunch only. Love this Restaurant, it’s within walking distance also to the B&B. It serves mainly tapas and the 2016 Rose is my absolute favourite. The Restaurant is owned by Tim Adams, a winery really worthwhile visiting … my favourite wine of all. https://mrmick.com.au/mr-micks-kitchen

Seed Winehouse & Kitchen 8842 2323. This is the newest Restaurant in Clare situated on the Main Road and is VERY popular.     https://www.facebook.com/seedwinehouseandkitchen  [We advise to book well ahead if choosing this Restaurant]

Indii of Clare Restaurant 8842 3954. This Restaurant is in walking distance to Clarevale Cottage …, they also do take away.

The Bentley’s Hotel 8842 1700 at the end of the street [next to the Indii Restaurant], also walking distance.

The ‘Middle Pub’ 8842 2816, situated in the Middle of the Main Street of Clare.

The Sevenhill Hotel 8843 4217, situated in Sevenhill approximately 6 kms south of Clare.

All this information and more is in the B&B … we have a mini Visitor’s Guide set up for you. You can also organise a taxi if need be or an organised wine tour …

The Cottage is literally 2 minutes away from the Riesling Trail if you would like to hire a bike, CV Cycle Hire is just up the road. Andrew Rosewarne, CV Cycle Hire, 32 Victoria Road Clare, E: cvcycle@capri.net.au or M: 0418 802 077.


The Clare Valley is one of Australia’s oldest wine regions, best known for their Riesling wines. There are over 40 Cellar Doors where you can do wine tastings.

The Clare Valley parkrun is the latest asset to the Valley. It takes place every Saturday morning from 8.00am, enter at the Showgrounds from the southern gate. https://www.facebook.com/clarevalleyparkrun/

Restaurants, cycling trails, local markets, the annual Gourmet Weekend and Rotary Art   Exhibition in May, Mr Micks Master’s Games, homemade chocolates and a boutique brewery are just a few of the many local attractions.

Riesling Trail Brochure: For those who would like to ride the Riesling Trail please click here for information and bike hire and click here for a detailed map of the Riesling Trail.


For the Children

train ride

Train Rides at the Lakeside Railway, Melrose Park

There is a playground and skate park across the road and on every 2nd and 4th weekend, Train Rides at the Lakeside Railway, Melrose Park at the bargain price of $2.00 per ride. You can also take a picnic and feed the ducks which live on the lake.


Lake Side Railway – Opening times

November to March – 2nd and 4th Saturday of each Month and Long Weekends – Twilight Run 6.00pm start.

April to October – 2nd and 4th Sunday of each Month – 1.30pm start – And long weekends 10.30am start.


For all activities around the Clare Valley visit the Clare Valley Business and Tourist Association’s website at www.clarevalley.com.au