Calke Abbey

More about this place

A carved pumpkin in the tunnels at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Six reasons to visit Calke Abbey for half-term 

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

Upcoming events

Decline through time

Mon 23 Oct 2017
12:30-16:00
Travel through time and meet characters from Calke's 300-year history.

1940s Calke and tea dance

Wed 25 Oct 2017
12:30-15:30
It's 1940 at Calke. Visit the house to meet characters from Calke's past, then join us in the Riding School from 2.15pm for a 1940s tea dance.

Pumpkin party

Thu 26 Oct 2017
11:00-15:30
Get in the spooky spirit at Calke's popular pumpkin party!

Calke on camera - hidden shots revealed

Sat 28 Oct 2017
10:30-12:30
Join us on this photography walk in the park and pick up some handy photography tips.

Kids with cameras walk - hidden shots revealed

Sat 28 Oct 2017
13:30-14:30
Join us on this photography walk for children, teaching them some handy tips.

What lies beneath

Thu 02 Nov 2017
14:00-16:00
Discover what lies beneath Calke's landscape on this two-hour walk.
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Eating and shopping

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Wildlife

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Our work

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Places to stay

Wicket Nook holiday cottage at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Calke Abbey's holiday cottages 

Whether you want a romantic break or a larger gathering for friends and family, we can accommodate your needs.

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History

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Get involved

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Calke Abbey on the National Trust Collections website