Late C18 walled gardens gradually repaired over the last 25yrs. Flower garden with summer bedding, herbaceous borders and the unique auricula theatre. Georgian orangery, impressive collection of glasshouses and garden buildings. Ice house, grotto and gardeners' tunnel. Vegetable garden growing unusual varieties of fruit and vegetables, often on sale to visitors.
For NGS: Sat 24 June, Sat 16 Sept (10-5). Admission £9.70, Children £4.80. Light refreshments. Times:10:00 to 17:00. Telephone:01332 865587. Open for charity.
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derbyshire DE73 7LE
Saturday 16 Sep 2017