Calke Abbey is a baroque mansion, built in the early 18th century for Sir John Harpur, has stood still since the 1920s. It contains the family´s natural history collection, portraits and sporting pictures. The baroque state bed, with Chinese embroidered silk hangings, are unchanged since the 1880s. The attractive grounds feature a walled garden, a collection of garden buildings and a 19th century church. The park is a National Nature reserve.
Information on Calke Abbey , Ticknall , Derby
|Opening Times:||House: 23 Feb to 3 Nov, Sat to Wed 11:00-17:00. Themed House Tours: 28 Feb to 1 Nov, Thu & Fri 11:00-16:00. House entry by timed ticket. Garden & Stables: 23 Feb to 3 Nov, Daily 10:00-17:00.|
|Admission:||NT Members Free. See NT website for admission prices.|
|Dog Friendly:||Dogs Permitted (On leads in park and stables area only. Assistance dogs only in garden area.)|
|Location:||Ten miles south of Derby, on A514 at Ticknall between Swadlincote and Melbourne.|
Children's Play Area, Full Disabled Access, Guided Tours, Licensed Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Parking Availability, Shop, Plant Sales
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