Ranger Tree Ramble

Get up close and personal with nature © National Trust

Sun 18 & Thurs 22 January 10.30am - 12.30pm

Join the Ranger for a winter tree identification walk, looking at tree shapes in the landscape as well as buds and branches close up.

Hidden Garden

Calke physic garden in winter © Katie Mayes

Mon 19 & Wed 28 January 11am- 3pm

Now the plants are resting for the winter, come and see the Back sheds and peek into the wonderful world of boiler tunnels, stoke holes and pipework. Try out the Gardeners’ tunnel too!


Waking the house

Look at that one! © John Millar

Mon 19 & Wed 28 January 11am - 3pm

Sneak into the House and you’ll find deep conservation cleaning going on. Get an advance peek at the rooms we’re changing for 2015. You’ll sneak back out using the Brew house tunnel before anyone knows you’ve been there!