Calke Abbey

Important notice -

We're currently undertaking some conservation work in the house, so please be aware that there will be scaffolding in the inner courtyard until later in the year. Your money helps to fund this vital work and we'd like to thank you for your support.

The un-stately home and country estate

Calke Abbey

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Calke Explore / Garden of Imagination

Sat 27 Aug 2016
Enjoy carefree summer days in our exciting natural play areas.

Calke alive 19th century

Tue 30 Aug 2016
Sneak into the house and meet some of the many staff that clean, cook and wait on the Harpur-Crewes.

Ranger Ramble - seasonal seeds

Thu 01 Sep 2016
Join a ranger for a look at Calke's seasonal wildlife produce; with berries, seeds and nuts galore.

Great food and drink fair

Sat 03 Sep 2016
Family event with food stalls, cookery demonstrations, celebrity chefs and entertainment.

Calke archives come home

Sat 10 Sep 2016
Some of the Calke archives will be back at Calke and available to view for one weekend. Join us to view photographs, family diaries and records of those who once lived and worked on the Calke Estate.

Ranger's bus tour

Thu 15 Sep 2016
Hop on a bus tour with the rangers and discover the wider estate.
Calke Abbey


Calke Abbey


Calke Abbey

Our work

Our work Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey

Places to stay

Wicket Nook holiday cottage at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Calke Abbey's holiday cottages 

Whether you want a romantic break or a larger gathering for friends and family, we can accommodate your needs.

Calke Abbey


Calke Abbey

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