Summer walks at Calke Abbey

Make the most of the long summer days and explore over 600 acres of inspiring historic parkland at Calke Abbey. 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 is a multi-use 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 walking at 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.

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.

Baby deer in spring at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Calke Park deer shelter walk

Explore Calke’s wetland area and discover a preserved 18th-century deer shelter on this pleasant amble through an ancient parkland landscape.

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.