Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey, Midlands, the house and park in autumn

Important notice -

To avoid disappointment please book your visit to Calke Abbey in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission.

The un-stately home and country estate

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Please book before visiting 

The parkland, garden and house at Calke are open. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. However, where space is available on weekday afternoons, pre-booking may not always be necessary.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Calke Abbey (19 Oct - 25 Oct)

Sun 25 Oct 2020
09:00-09:30
Book your timed entry to visit Calke Abbey.

Timed entry to Calke Abbey (26 Oct - 1 Nov)

Mon 26 Oct 2020
09:00-09:30
Book your timed entry to visit Calke Abbey.

Get out and about at Calke this Autumn

Calke Abbey

Eating and shopping

Eating and Shopping at Calke Abbey

Picnicking in the gardens

Eating at Calke

Our café has reopened and will be serving a range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and snacks including cakes, ice-creams, sandwiches and pasties. We’ve introduced new safety measures including screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. We’ll also only be accepting card payment and in line with government guidance visitors to our cafe will be required to wear a face covering from July 24. Please bring one along with you. The kiosks at Calke Explore and the Pleasure grounds are also open for drinks, snacks and ice-creams. We look forward to welcoming you.

National Trust gift shop at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Shopping at Calke Abbey

The shop is now open every day from 10.30 until 4.30. For the safety of staff and visitors we've introduced social distancing measures and changes to payment, which will be via card only. Also, in line with government guidance, visitors to our shop will be required to wear a face covering from July 24. Please bring one along with you.We can't wait to welcome you - it's through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Calke for everyone, for ever.

Calke Abbey

Wildlife

Calke Abbey

Our work

Calke Abbey

History

Calke Abbey

Join or give

Cowslips in the Pleasure Grounds | National Trust Calke Abbey | Derbyshire

Dedicate a donation to Calke Abbey

You can continue to support Calke Abbey by dedicating a donation to someone special and adding your precious memories to our interactive map. A perfect way to celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday or anniversary, your donation will help us continue to care for Calke Abbey.

Calke Abbey

Art and collections

Our collections

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