Walking at Calke Abbey

Calke Park is an inspiring place to explore all year round. Look out for ancient trees watching over the woodlands, once-industrial limeyards reclaimed by nature, and a National Nature Reserve thriving with wildlife habitats. These walks will show you some of Calke's seasonal highlights.

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

The Tramway Trail

Take the multi-use Tramway trail today and discover some of the old horse-drawn tramway that linked Ticknall to Ashby.

Baby deer in spring at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Calke Park deer shelter walk

Explore Calke’s wetland area and discover a preserved 18th-century deer shelter on this pleasant amble through an ancient parkland landscape.

Dog walking at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Calke Abbey to Staunton Harold Reservoir Café

Enjoy a leisurely walk from Calke Abbey to Staunton Harold Reservoir, then reverse the route to come back again.

A tree in the parkland at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Calke Park ancient trees walk

Discover some of the oldest trees in Europe as these ancient inhabitants of Calke parkland unfold to tell their stories.