Discover the house and gardens

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 spring in the peaceful working gardens.

Sir Vauncey's bedroom at Calke Abbey, Midlands

Explore Calke Abbey, the un-stately home

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...

Gardens | National Trust Calke Abbey | Derbyshire

Spring gardens at Calke Abbey

After a winter slumber, Calke’s gardens are beginning to bloom for the spring. Watch the gardeners at work and see pops of spring colour around the peaceful gardens.