Calke Abbey

Important notice -

The café at Staunton Harold Reservoir will be closed on Thursday 12 October due to a planned power outage. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause.

The un-stately home and country estate

More about this place

A carved pumpkin in the tunnels at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Six reasons to visit Calke Abbey for half-term 

Already planning your October half-term activities? We've pulled together our top reasons to bring the kids to Calke for half-term Hallowe'en fun.

Upcoming events

Calke Unlocked

Wed 18 Oct 2017
Experience an unconventional VIP tour of the house and stables. We'll share some stories, play some games and show you some things that the National Trust keeps hidden away.

Fine food fair

Sun 22 Oct 2017
Celebrate local food that's grown, raised, baked or caught within a 30-mile radius of Calke.

Decline through time

Mon 23 Oct 2017
Travel through time and meet characters from Calke's 300-year history.

Pumpkin party

Thu 26 Oct 2017
Get in the spooky spirit at Calke's popular pumpkin party!

Calke on camera - hidden shots revealed

Sat 28 Oct 2017
Join us on this photography walk in the park and pick up some handy photography tips.

Kids with cameras walk - hidden shots revealed

Sat 28 Oct 2017
Join us on this photography walk for children, teaching them some handy tips.
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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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Calke Abbey

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