Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey

Things to see and do

A guided walk across the Calke Estate

Guided tours at Calke Abbey 

Learn something extraordinary on a free guided walk or tour at Calke Abbey, from hidden histories of the walled garden to old secrets of the ancient parkland. Find out how to join a tour and what to bring here.

Upcoming events

Calke through a lens walk, Thurs 7 July

Thu 07 Jul 2022
14:00-16:00
New to photography or fancy the opportunity to share ideas with likeminded others? Why not join one of our Park Guides on a walk of the estate, to find out their tips and tricks for capturing Calke in all its glory.

Let's Play at Calke Abbey

Sat 09 Jul 2022
09:30-17:00
The Garden of Imagination returns to the Walled Kitchen Garden from Sat 9 July to Sun 4 September for another fun filled adventure, where children can run wild and play to their heart’s content.

Guided Ride: the Tramway Trail

Mon 18 Jul 2022
10:15-11:30
Join us on a guided ride of the Tramway Trail - perfect if you're new to cycling, haven't ridden for many years, are returning to cycling after an injury or want to build confidence on your bike.

Your Cycle @ Calke

Mon 18 Jul 2022
14:00-14:30
Are you looking for an introduction to cycling, or have young ones who need to build their confidence? These 30 minute sessions are the perfect start to your summer adventures on two wheels.

Looking at the Limeyards walk, Thurs 4 Aug

Thu 04 Aug 2022
13:30-16:00
Join the team on a guided walk of the Limeyards to learn all about its past, present and future.

Adventure Cinema at Calke Abbey

Sun 07 Aug 2022
19:00-23:00
Enjoy three nights of outdoor cinema in the Pleasure Grounds at Calke Abbey, brought to you by Adventure Cinema. Book tickets to see Rocketman, Mamma Mia and The Princess Bride now.
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Eating and shopping

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Wildlife

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Our work

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Weddings

A wedding portrait of a newly married couple in the Orangery at Calke Abbey

Weddings at Calke Abbey

Nestled within 600 acres of country estate, rustic gardens and pleasure grounds, the Riding School at Calke Abbey is the perfect venue for a country-style barn wedding.

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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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Art and collections

Our collections

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