Calke Abbey

A family exploring the stableyards at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Six reasons to visit Calke Abbey for half-term 

Already planning your February half-term activities? Look no further... we've pulled together our top reasons to bring the kids to Calke for half-term fun.

Upcoming events

An underwater journey through time

Tue 23 Jan 2018
Discover the story of the Calke Abbey estate that now lies beneath Staunton Harold Reservoir.

Pudding perfection cookery demo

Mon 29 Jan 2018
Join a Calke chef as he demonstrates how to make some warming winter puddings.

Taster lunch: Vegetarian delights

Tue 30 Jan 2018
Enjoy a 3-course vegetarian taster lunch prepared by the Calke chefs.

Hidden paths of Calke

Thu 01 Feb 2018
Come along for a walk with our park guides to discover hidden paths around the estate.

Beyond Calke's sleeping winter garden

Sat 03 Feb 2018
Join a character from Calke Abbey's past to explore the story of the gardens, past and present.

Local birds and where to find them

Tue 06 Feb 2018
An entertaining talk by renowned wildlife presenter Chris Edwards, talking about some of the birds you might spot around Staunton Harold Reservoir.
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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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.

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Get involved

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Calke Abbey on the National Trust Collections website