Nestled among 600 acres of historic parkland, the house and gardens at Calke Abbey tell the unique story of the dramatic decline of a country house estate. Discover the 'un-stately' home, find out more about the people who lived and worked here, and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of summer in the peaceful working gardens.
Behind its imposing baroque exterior, Calke Abbey tells the story of the dramatic decline of a country house estate. Discover the 'un-stately' home and find an assortment of strange objects around the house...
The gardens at Calke are full to bursting with colour this summer. See what our busy gardeners have been up to and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the garden at its best.
Are you planning a visit to Calke Abbey? Whether you want to find the best seasonal walks or discover a new exhibition in the house, we can help you get the most out of your visit.
Fill your lungs with fragrant summer air, listen out for birdsong in the trees and stretch your legs in over 600 acres of inspiring parkland.
Get outdoors and closer to nature at the brand-new Calke Explore, now open.