Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey

Things to see and do

Calke Unlocked tours at National Trust Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Guided tours at Calke Abbey 

Learn something extraordinary on a free guided walk or tour at Calke Abbey, from hidden histories in the house to old secrets of the ancient parkland.

Upcoming events

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

Mon 24 Jan 2022
11:00-12:30
Museum tours not for you? Want to have a little fun with history instead? Introducing Calke Unlocked – an irreverent, behind-the-scenes house tour at Calke Abbey. Tours start in January, with more dates available throughout the year.

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Calke Abbey, open from 4 Jan

Sun 30 Jan 2022
10:00-16:00
This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Calke Abbey on the Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand.

Beating the bounds walk at Calke, Thurs 3 Feb

Thu 03 Feb 2022
10:00-15:00
Join a park guide on this walk around the wider estate on Thurs 3 Feb, exploring the far reaches of the parkland and visiting the hidden gems of Calke. Booking is essential for this walk.

Discover Calke's Treasures

Sun 27 Feb 2022
10:00-15:30
To celebrate the National Trust's launch of the new book '125 Treasures', come and learn more about Calke Abbey's collection and how we care for it through a brand-new 'Treasures' experience in the Riding School.

At the water's edge walk, Thurs 3 Mar

Thu 03 Mar 2022
14:00-16:00
Step into spring on this guided walk on Thurs 3 March, and take a closer look at the lost and forgotten features of Calke's ponds and waterways. Booking is essential for this walk.
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Eating and shopping

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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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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Calke Abbey on the National Trust Collections website