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.

Bluebells in Serpentine Wood at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Bluebell walk at Calke Abbey

A short spring walk at Calke Abbey through Serpentine Wood, where you'll discover a magical carpet of bluebells.

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.