An underwater journey through time

Discover the story of the Calke Abbey estate that now lies beneath Staunton Harold Reservoir.

  • Booking essential

Join Mark Parry, a Calke volunteer, as he takes you on a journey to discover what existed in the valley before Staunton Harold Reservoir flooded it, followed by an afternoon tea in the café.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £15.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01332 695310
Suitability
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Staunton Harold café, Calke Road, Windmill Hill, Melbourne, Derbyshire, DE73 8DL
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible
Other
Parking is £2.50 per vehicle at Staunton Harold car park

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
23 January 2018 14:30 - 16:30 Sold out

Contact Info

Name
Property office
Email
calkeabbey@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01332 863822

Upcoming events

Taster lunch: tastes of yesteryear

Thu 18 Jan 2018
12:00-14:00
Enjoy a 3-course taster lunch exploring the tastes of time gone by.

An underwater journey through time

Tue 23 Jan 2018
14:30-16:30
Discover the story of the Calke Abbey estate that now lies beneath Staunton Harold Reservoir.

Pudding perfection cookery demo

Mon 29 Jan 2018
12:00-14:00
Join a Calke chef as he demonstrates how to make some warming winter puddings.

Taster lunch: Vegetarian delights

Tue 30 Jan 2018
12:00-14:00
Enjoy a 3-course vegetarian taster lunch prepared by the Calke chefs.

Hidden paths of Calke

Thu 01 Feb 2018
14:00-16:00
Come along for a walk with our park guides to discover hidden paths around the estate.

Beyond Calke's sleeping winter garden

Sat 03 Feb 2018
11:00-13:00
Join a character from Calke Abbey's past to explore the story of the gardens, past and present.