Calke Abbey - National Trust

Calke Abbey - National Trust
Calke
Ticknall
Derbyshire
DE73 1LE
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calke-abbey

E-mail

calkeabbey@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01332 863 822

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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Vivid example of a great country house in decline, with extraordinary contents, historic park and restored garden.

* One of the Trust's most child-friendly and fun properties
* Baroque mansion with unique collections of curiosities
* Stunning 18th-century Chinese silk bed
* Invisible corridors, underground tunnels and a secret garden
* Enchanting walled-gardens and restored Orangery
* Historic parkland with ancient oaks

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

House & garden: £6.80, child £3.40, family £17. Groups £5.80, child £2.90. Garden only: £4.20, child £2.10, family £10.50

Collection details

Natural Sciences, Social History

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Ancient Tree Walks

  • 4 October 2014 2:30-4:30pm
  • 5 October 2014 10am-12pm, 1-3pm

Join the National Trust's Ancient Tree Advisor on a walk looking at some of the finest examples of ancient trees on trust property.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free event. Admission costs: Adult: £8.36 Child: £4.18.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calke-abbey/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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Deer Park Walk

  • 11 October 2014 2-4pm

Join one of our Rangers and enter the Deer Pen which is not usually accessible to the public. Enjoy a drink and a cookie after this fascinating walk.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free event. Admission costs: Adult: £8.36 Child: £4.18.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calke-abbey/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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Apple Day

  • 12 October 2014 11am-4pm

Join us at one of our most popular events and celebrate the English apple and orchards in our beautiful gardens. There will be juicings, tastings, puzzles and apple advice.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free event. Admission costs: Adult: £8.36 Child: £4.18.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calke-abbey/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Fungi

Fungal Foray

  • 18 October 2014 10:30am-12:30pm

Join us on this fun walk around Calke Park looking at different types of fungi. Afterwards enjoy a delicious soup and roll followed with a home made cookie and hot drink in the Restaurant.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free event. Admission costs: Adult: £8.36 Child: £4.18.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calke-abbey/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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Pumpkin Party

  • 23 October 2014 11am-3:30pm

Buy a pumpkin at Calke or bring your own. Decorate it in your own style and add it to our fabulous display.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free event. Admission costs: Adult: £8.36 Child: £4.18.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calke-abbey/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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