Calke Abbey - Peak District Walk

Saturday 13th September 2014

A short walk around the grounds of Calke Abbey.

Start: Ticknall village hall (SK 3534 2405)

Route: Ticknall village hall - National Forest Way - Calke Abbey - Ticknall village hall

Distance: 4.5 miles     Ascent: 82 metres      Time Taken: 2 hours 45 mins

Terrain: Fields and woods

Weather: Warm

Pub Visited: Wheel Inn, Ticknall    Ale Drunk: Sharps Doom Bar

Route Map >>


St George church

Heading across the fields with a view across Ticknall to the village church.

National Forest

This area is part of the recently planted National Forest.

Hay bales.

The track towards Calke Abbey was lined with these hay bales.

Calke Abbey

A wedding party was arriving at Calke Abbey.

Mere Pond

Reflections in Mere Pond.

Mere Pond

More reflections.

Staunton Harold Reservoir

As we head across the fields Staunton Harold Reservoir comes into view.

Broadstone Lane End

Looking across the fields towards Broadstone Lane End.


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