Ufford Parish Council

John Clare`s Cottage


Address: 12 Woodgate, Helpston, Peterborough, PE6 7ED

www.clarecottage.org                  Recommended that you check opening and events` times


  • John Clare`s old cottage transformed into a historical, cultural and educational site
  • Dovecot restored with further exhibits
  • Educational programme suitable for all ages
  • Events such as exhibitions, poetry competitions, workshops. musical
  • Garden designed by Adam Frost, Chelsea Gold Medal winnner
  • Gift shop
  • Cafe
  • Take a walk round Helpston to explore links with John Clare

How to get there

On foot, the cottage is next to the Blue Bell in Woodgate

By car, recommended parking is at the Exeter Arms, behind the church

By bus, hourly service from Stamford and Peterborough