Calke Abbey

Important notice -

We’re currently undertaking some conservation work in the house; consequently, there will be scaffolding in place in the inner courtyard until later this 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

Bonham's Valuation Day

Wed 05 Oct 2016
Bring your items to be valued by experts from Bonham's Auctioneers, specialising in silver, jewellery, pictures, ceramics, furniture, clocks and works of art.

Ranger Ramble - bringing deadwood to life

Thu 06 Oct 2016
Join a ranger for a look into the deadwood of Calke Abbey. Expect to see whole new habitats full of fungi and mini-beasts, which are the backbone of our special conservation status.

Apple day

Sun 09 Oct 2016
Come and celebrate the English apple and orchards in our beautiful gardens with juicing, tasting, puzzles and apple advice.

Calke alive 18th Century

Sat 15 Oct 2016
The house is in its heyday, come and see some of the visitors the family are entertaining and the staff that are looking after them.

Calke Abbey fine food fair

Sun 23 Oct 2016
Celebrate local food that's grown, raised, baked or caught within a 30-mile radius.

Calke alive 20th century

Tue 25 Oct 2016
Most of the staff have gone to war but you may meet the cook and the estate manager who are keeping the house in order.
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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