Calke Abbey and Park

Calke Abbey has been dubbed by the National Trust “The House that Time Forgot”. Formerly the home of the Harpur Crewes, it stands in about 650 acres and since its adoption by the NT has brought fame and many visitors to Ticknall.

Interested in old trees? This is the only known National Trust property that has two oak trees that are one thousand years old.

For more information about the house and the family please see our “Calke Abbey and the Harpur Crewes” page.

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Bryan Smith

Bryan Smith is editor of Ticknall Life community magazine.

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