International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition, open from 17 Sept
An outdoor photography exhibition set against the autumnal backdrop of Calke’s Walled Kitchen Garden and Orangery, featuring winners of the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition. Open every day from 17 Sept to 15 Dec.
- Booking not needed
- Free event (admission applies)
The International Garden Photographer of the Year is both a competition and a celebration of gardens and plants. The exhibition includes competition winners who submitted photos of the garden at Calke Abbey, which were judged by a panel of experts. See the winning photographs, then explore the atmospheric gardens at Calke to discover where each photo was taken.
This travelling exhibition is held in gardens across the country, starting at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, every February. A book of the photography is available to buy from the International Garden Photography of the Year website.
- Event ticket prices
What is Gift Aid?
Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.
Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:
- Gift Aid Admission
- Standard Admission
If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.
Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.
An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:
|Amount paid by visitor||£11.00||£10.00|
|Tax refund from Government*||£2.75||£0.00|
|Total received by the National Trust||£13.75||£10.00|
*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.
The admission fee to the Parkland and Gardens applies to all non-members, whether arriving by car, bike or on foot. This supports vital conservation work in the outdoors at Calke Abbey, so that we can protect this special place for everyone, for ever. There is no car parking charge.
Admission to the House is in addition to the Parkland and Gardens, and is available from the Ticket Office.
- Meeting point
- The exhibition is held in the walled kitchen garden at Calke Abbey. The garden is included in your general admission ticket.