Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey

Things to see and do

Natural play areas at National Trust Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Five reasons to visit Calke Abbey for half term 

Already planning your February half-term activities? Look no further... we've pulled together our top reasons to bring the kids to Calke for half-term fun.

Upcoming events

Vintage and Handmade Fair

Sun 01 Mar 2020
Browse through a range of stalls in the Riding School to find unique vintage and handmade gifts.

Woofs and Walkies from Calke to Staunton

Thu 05 Mar 2020
Join us for a guided dog walk from Calke Abbey to Staunton Harold Café, where you can enjoy a cuppa with your dog.

World Book Day Story Creating at Calke Abbey

Sat 07 Mar 2020
Get creative this World Book Day weekend at Calke Abbey, and help us to create our very own story. Don't forget to bring along your book token and pick up a great new adventure in the shop!

Calke Unlocked: Hidden House (age 14+)

Tue 10 Mar 2020
Museum tours not for you? Want to have a little fun with history instead? Introducing Calke Unlocked – a new kind of tour at Calke Abbey. Play games, take photos, and see the house in a whole new light.

Country Food and Drink Fair

Sat 14 Mar 2020
Celebrate local food that's grown, raised, baked or caught within a 30-mile radius of Calke.

Lambing at Home Farm

Sat 28 Mar 2020
Join us at Home Farm to see newborn lambs from Calke's rare-breed Portland sheep flock.
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Eating and shopping

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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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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