Summer walks at Calke Abbey

Escape the crowds this summer and explore the inspiring parkland that Calke has to offer. Download one of our seasonal trails to enjoy at your own pace, or join a guided walk to learn more about the history of the parkland.

Orchids at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Orchid walk at Calke Abbey

This tranquil walk will take you through a varied landscape of grasslands, arable farmland and one of Europe's rarest habitats – wood pasture.

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.

Staunton Harold Reservoir cafe

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.

A tree in the parkland at Calke Abbey, 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.

A guided walk across the Calke Estate

Park guided walks at Calke

Join a member of the countryside team for a guided walk around Calke's inspiring parkland, and discover seasonal highlights around the estate.

Staunton Harold Church in Leicester, managed by the National Trust

Trent Valley Church Heritage Trail

Enjoy a day out on Sat 28 July exploring local churches, as part of Church Tourism Week. Follow this trail of six churches, and learn all about prayer, protest and displays of power.