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Amazing grounds and house

Lovely walks and dog friendly. House and garden well worth a visit. It has been left as it was... read more

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MidlandsGardener
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Plenty to see with lovely grounds

With a lovely walled garden, a grotto, deer park and stately home to look around, not to mention... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
usBroomfields
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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Historic great house, which has remained largely unchanged for most of the 20th century, features unique collections, a landscaped park and walled gardens.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Ticknall, Derby DE73 7LE, England
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+44 1332 863822
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely walks and dog friendly. House and garden well worth a visit. It has been left as it was which gives a perfect insight in how they lived.

Thank MidlandsGardener
Reviewed 2 days ago

With a lovely walled garden, a grotto, deer park and stately home to look around, not to mention restaurant and cafe with delicious cream tea, this was a lovely day out for our family. Plenty of lovely photos taken by my daughter. Veg grown in...More

Thank usBroomfields
Reviewed 4 days ago

Located on the outskirts of Ticknall, Derbyshire a huge este containing a country house and accompanying buildings. The estate is magnificent. Well worth a visit.

Thank David A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Parking is good with plenty of level parking and no height restrictions for motorhomers albeit you can only approach from the northern entrance as its one way with the exit on the south side towards Melbourne which is a bit of a detour if you...More

Thank paulsheridan2018
Reviewed 5 days ago

Calke is our sort of Local NT venue to visit, so know it fairly well with visiting about every three weeks. We mainly walk in the gardens and observe the different seasons of growing activity. For those visiting the house, it is a one of...More

Thank KenC3054
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visiting with children was a positive experience, with the right blend of history and things to do for youngsters. The main building was an experience, with just the correct balance of faded grandeur. The hands on for kids kept them going for an hour as...More

Thank AnneandArk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love the events they have on in the summer holidays. Spent 4 hours here and could have spent even longer. Beautiful grounds, great park, wonderful views, always lots on for the kids to do. Love it here.

Thank PricklyHeat01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You enter the grounds into another world through an avenue of ancient lime trees. The house and buildings are left exactly as found, and there are rooms and rooms of items to look at and enjoy. The peeling paintwork is wonderful and would cost someone...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the normal stately home. Just as it was. Don’t go if phased by stuffed birds/animals. So different from anything we have ever visited. Wished the queue for a cuppa had been shorter......

Thank Hm37551
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit a lot of National Trust places, but this has to be by far the most fantastic we have visited to date. This mansion has room upon rooms to explore and they are not in the usual restored and manicured style you see everywhere...More

Thank Nicky D
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Kay B
18 August 2018|
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Response from dnaorion | Reviewed this property |
Kay, best to contact the National Trust on-site for clarification
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Janice C
15 August 2018|
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Response from Andrea E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in the grounds on a lead.
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Mick D
7 May 2018|
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Response from frogman75 | Reviewed this property |
It’s free to National trust members.
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