• Welcome

    Harry's Life

  • Family Life

    At the age of 25 Harry built Ardtara which became a beloved family home for his wife, Alice and six children.

    Building Ardtara

    Family Life
  • American Travels

    As an impulsive 19 year old, Harry tried running away from home but was persuaded to make a sales trip to America & Canada instead. It was the first of many voyages to the New World.

    First American Trip

    American Travels
  • Old Harry in 1930

Harry Jackson Clark

This is a site dedicated to the life, career and business travels of HARRY JACKSON CLARK, a charismatic linen-maker, water engineer and family patriarch who was born in the age of Queen Victoria. In partnership with his older brother Alexander, he guided his family and business through slumps, booms and two world wars. Ardtara, Harry's family home in the village of Upperlands, is now one of Northern Ireland's best-loved country house hotels – offering old-fashioned comfort, excellent food and a warm welcome to travellers, golfers and wedding guests from all over the world.

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