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Calke Abbey

Type:Historic House

DE73 7JF
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Guide Prices

Admission for National Trust members is free. All other visitors pay a per person charge to visit the Park and Stables at our Park entry point. Additional tickets for the House and Garden, if required can be purchased from the ticket office. National Trust members must also collect a free of charge ticket for admittance to the House and Gardens.
Please see website for admission prices.


  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2019



  • Disabled access - Buggy service between car park and house/garden, wheelchair access to parts of the house, wheelchairs and tramper available to borrow (limited)
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities - Front-carrying baby slings and hip-carrying infant seats to borrow,
  • Children welcome - Children’s quiz/trail, children’s play area


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • National Trust Property

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

* Please see our website for opening times


Map & Directions

Road Directions

South of Derby, on A514 at Ticknall between Swadlincote and Melbourne. Access from M42/A42 exit 13 and A50 Derby SouthAccessible by Public Transport: Derby station is 10 miles away.

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Tuesday, 7th January 2020 - Tuesday, 7th January 2020

Calke Abbey house during the lovely winter sun. Dine and Discover: Soap-making Demonstration at Calke Abbey
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Wednesday, 8th January 2020 - Wednesday, 8th January 2020

Wednesday, 15th January 2020 - Wednesday, 15th January 2020

Visitors enjoying one of our Calke Unlocked tours inside the house.Dine and Discover: Calke Unlocked Tour
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Thursday, 30th January 2020 - Thursday, 30th January 2020

The Calke Abbey house hidden in snow.Dine and Discover: Mindfulness walk at Calke Abbey
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Wednesday, 29th January 2020 - Wednesday, 29th January 2020

Enjoy learning how to make one of our scones at this baking demo.Dine and Discover: Biscuits, Cakes and Scones Baking Demo
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Thursday, 23rd January 2020 - Thursday, 23rd January 2020

Part of the collections within the waiting room inside Calke Abbey's house.Dine and Discover: The Collectors of Calke
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Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 - Wednesday, 22nd January 2020

Calke Abbey park in the early winter months.Dine and Discover: Servants' Stories
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Friday, 7th February 2020 - Friday, 7th February 2020

Dine and Discover: Beer and Brewing Evening at Calke Abbey
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Thursday, 13th February 2020 - Thursday, 13th February 2020

The Calke Abbey house in the late winter months where these timely dishes would have been enjoyed. Dine and Discover: Tastes of Yesteryear at Calke Abbey
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Friday, 14th February 2020 - Friday, 14th February 2020

Part of Calke Abbey's beautiful reservoir area within the park grounds. Dine and Discover: At the Water's Edge Talk at Calke Abbey
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Tuesday, 25th February 2020 - Tuesday, 25th February 2020

One of the lovely views from Staunton Harold café which you can capture on this photography tips tour.Dine and Discover: Photography Hints and Tips at Calke Abbey
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Wednesday, 26th February 2020 - Wednesday, 26th February 2020

The home to the humankind stories, the Calke Abbey house.Dine and Discover: Humankind Stories at Calke Abbey
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