Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey

Things to see and do

The Tramway Trail multi-use trail at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Six reasons to visit Calke Abbey for half term 

Already planning your February half-term activities? Look no further... we've pulled together our top reasons to bring the kids to Calke for half-term fun.

Upcoming events

Stableyard Screening

Thu 21 Feb 2019
14:30-15:15
Come along to a short film about Calke in the Riding School, then join a tour of the Stableyards to learn about Calke's racehorses and where they lived.

1940s Tea Dance

Sat 23 Feb 2019
14:15-15:15
Step back in time to the 1940s, and join the land girls and home guard for a good old-fashioned tea dance.

Vintage Fair

Sun 03 Mar 2019
11:00-16:00
Browse through a range of stalls in the Riding School to find unique and vintage gifts.

At the Water's Edge

Thu 07 Mar 2019
14:00-16:00
Step into string on this guided walk, taking a closer look at the forgotten features of Calke's ponds and waterways.

Calke Alive

Sat 09 Mar 2019
12:30-16:00
Travel through time and meet characters from Calke's past, as they tell stories of Calke's eccentric and often isolated inhabitants.

Bonhams valuation day

Tue 12 Mar 2019
11:00-14:00
Bring your silver, jewellery, pictures, ceramics, furniture, clocks and works of art to be valued by experts from Bonhams Auctioneers.
Calke Abbey

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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Wildlife

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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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History

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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