Walking at Calke

Calke Park is an inspiring place to explore even in winter. From ancient trees to hidden wildlife, there's plenty of highlights to look out for around the Estate. We've picked out our seasonal favourites below.

A chestnut tree in autumn 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.

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.

Calke Abbey, Midlands, autumn walks around the park

The Tramway Trail

Take the multi-use Tramway trail today and discover some of the old horse-drawn tramway that linked Ticknall to Ashby.

Autumnal fungi at National Trust Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Calke Park wildlife walk

Enjoy this peaceful walk around Calke Park and take in the rich, varied landscape and wildlife of the parkland and gardens.