Spring walks at Calke

Everyone needs a place to escape to. With over 600 acres of inspiring parkland at Calke, including winding woodland paths and wide open meadows, there are lots of places to let go of your worries and immerse yourself in nature this spring. Download the best routes here, and get ready to take a breather at Calke.

The Tramway 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.

Dog walk at National Trust 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.

The Old Man of Calke is an ancient tree at Calke Abbey in 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.

Sunrise over the pond at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Reflections trail at Calke Abbey

Take in the beautiful views of the original drive and discover hidden views and reflections on this amble through Calke's ancient parkland.

The preserved 18th-century deer shelter at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Calke Park deer shelter walk

This walk takes you through a nature reserve where some of the oldest trees in Europe can be found.

Ponds and wetlands at National Trust Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Calke Park Staunton Harold Reservoir walk

Enjoy this delightful stroll around Calke Park's Staunton Harold Reservoir, taking in the sites of St Giles Church and Calke Abbey itself.