The rooms of Calke Abbey in Derbyshire are purposefully “unstately”, with cobwebs and cracked china telling a story of country house decline in England. Add acres of ancient woodland and walled gardens blooming with flowers, and you’ve got a grand day out. To explore it in great detail, we’ve chosen the best hotels nearby – all bookable with Culture Trip.
Looking for somewhere different? Book into one of the best hotels near the University of Nottingham, or opt instead for a top budget-friendly stay. Inspire your itinerary with the top things to see and do in Nottingham, or take a trip to the nearby Peak District National Park. Don’t miss the best brunch spots in the city.