Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey

Things to see and do

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Family enjoying garden games at Calke Abbey, Midlands

Play outdoors this summer holiday at Calke Abbey 

Enter the Garden of Imagination through the secret door, or go wild in our new maze on the meadow.

Upcoming events

A Maze in Calke

Mon 20 Aug 2018
Experience a whole new adventure at Calke this summer! Lose yourself in the willow maze and see if you can find a surprise in the middle.

Garden of Imagination

Mon 20 Aug 2018
The walled kitchen garden has been transformed into the Garden of Imagination...

Calke Unlocked: a tour with a twist (age 14+)

Mon 20 Aug 2018
Museum tours not for you? Want to have a little fun with history instead? Introducing Calke Unlocked - a new kind of tour at Calke Abbey. Play games, take selfies, and see Calke in a whole new light.

Twilight walk

Fri 24 Aug 2018
Enjoy a walk in the park and see how beautiful it looks in the setting sun. This event is now fully booked - we apologise for any disappointment caused.

1940s tea dance

Sat 01 Sep 2018
Step back in time to the 1940s, and join the land girls and home guard for a good old-fashioned tea dance.

Walk the Tramway Trail

Thu 06 Sep 2018
Join this guided walk along the Tramway Trail and explore the wider estate.
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Eating and shopping

Rare-breed Portland sheep at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Calke Abbey's estate-reared produce is award winning 

Calke Abbey’s rare-breed Portland hogget has won the Overall Food Award at the National Trust’s 2018 Fine Farm Produce Awards. Discover more about the awards and Calke's winning produce here.

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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