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

Deer Park Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Mon 23 May

Mon 23 May 2022
14:00-16:00
A led walk starting at Calke Explore and heading out into the National Nature Reserve, passing the Old Man of Calke to the Deer Park.

Bluebells Walk - National Forest Walking Festival - Weds 25 May

Wed 25 May 2022
14:00-15:30
A led walk starting at Calke Explore and heading out into the parkland to see the bluebells of Serpentine wood.

Guided Ride: the Tramway Trail

Mon 30 May 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 30 May 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.

Caring for Calke walk, Thurs 2 June

Thu 02 Jun 2022
14:00-16:00
Join a ranger for this pleasant walk in the park to learn about the vital work we do to look after Calke's 600-acre estate. Booking is essential for this walk.

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.
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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