Family fun at Calke Abbey

Planning a day out with the family this spring? There are plenty of ways to entertain the whole family at Calke Abbey – from family-friendly events and nature-themed crafts to picnics and spring adventures in the parkland.

Enjoying the woodland at Calke Abbey, Midlands

Five reasons to visit Calke Abbey for half-term 

Already planning your May half-term activities? We've pulled together our top reasons to bring the kids to Calke for half-term fun.

Enjoying a picnic

Top spots for picnics 

Summer days are made for picnicking – pack up a feast, gather your friends and family, and enjoy the best picnic spots Calke has to offer.

A boy climbing a tree at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

50 things to do before you're 11¾ 

Find out some of the best 50 things to do before you're 11¾ at Calke Abbey and get started on your adventure.

Squirt's Stable is the family activity area at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Play in Squirt's Stable  

Visit Squirt's Stable and take part in a whole range of fun and games that are sure to keep your little ones entertained for hours – whatever the weather!