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  • East Midlands Tourism Bronze
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Historic House, £0.50-£8.40


Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey
Calke Abbey Walled Gardens

Calke Abbey Walled Gardens

Calke Abbey Walled Gardens
National Trust Calke Abbey

National Trust Calke Abbey


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Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 18 Jan Ranger Tree Ramble
Mon 19 Jan Hidden Garden
Mon 19 Jan Waking the House
Thu 22 Jan Ranger Tree Ramble
Wed 28 Jan Hidden Garden
Wed 28 Jan Waking the House


Come and discover the house where time has stood still and see a huge collection of hidden treasures. Explore the walled gardens and unique Auricula Theatre, enjoy the play area and take a walk around the park, which is a National Nature Reserve.

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Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired


House & Garden: Adult £8.40, Child £4.30, Family £21.10. Garden Only: Adult £4.60, Child £2.50, Family £11.70. Prices for the House and Garden include a voluntary Gift Aid donation. Park & Stables: Adult £1.60, Child 50p, Family £4.20.

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Map reference: SK 373220  Lat: 52.79471 Long: -1.44692

South of Derby, on A514 at Ticknall between Swadlincote and Melbourne. Access from M42/A42 exit 13 and A50 Derby South

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 10 miles from Derby station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (ie without steps)


  • Received 4/12/08


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesAudible alarm system