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National Trust Calke Abbey

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Behold the magnificent Bearded Tooth fungus found by the Rangers whilst out working. This fungi is roughly the size of a beach ball and is very rare in the UK. Unfortunately it's location cannot be revealed as not only is it a protected species but it's also in a place not accessible to the public, but we couldn't not share these pictures with you! . . . #fungifridays #fungioftheweek #rangersatwork #hiddencalke #hericiumerinaceus
I spy with my little eye... A mouse for dinner, what do you think? . . . #kestrel #wildlifewednesday #falcotinnunculus #birdsofprey
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Last days of autumn in Calke Park πŸπŸ‚ this time of year is a real feast for the senses, with rich colours across the estate and the sound of bellowing deer 🦌 Photo by Countryside Manager Bill Cove . . #autumn #outdoors #calkeabbey #hiddencalke #charitytuesday #trees #nature
Soak in the vibrant colours on a refreshing walk in Calke’s inspiring parkland πŸπŸ‚ perfect for a breath of fresh air 😊 . . #hiddencalke #calkeabbey #autumn #autumncolour #trees #outdoors #adventures
Happy Halloween! We saw lots of spooky faces at the Pumpkin Party today. Thanks for helping us create this dastardly display! πŸŽƒ . . #happyhalloween #pumpkin #pumpkincarving #halloween #spooky #calkeabbey #unstatelyhome #hiddencalke
It's a perfect autumn day for a stroll, run or bike ride along the tramway πŸ‚β˜€οΈ . . . #getoutside #autumnvibes #tramwaytrail #nationaltrust
Are you brave enough to enter the spooky tunnel? πŸ‘»πŸŽƒ . . #halloween #calkeabbey #hiddencalke #autumn #scarefest #tunnels #spooky
Gourds galore on the auricula theatre this autumn πŸπŸ‚πŸŽƒ . . #autumn #nationaltrust #nationaltrustgardens #pumpkin #gourd #halloween #outdoors #hiddencalke #calkeabbey
One of our favourite sights & sounds at Calke πŸ¦ŒπŸ”Š . . . #autumn #deerrut #reddeer #soundon #hiddencalke
Have you ever seen a sunset at Calke Abbey? It looks a little bit like this... πŸ‘ŒπŸ˜Ž Photo by Zoe Knights . . #calkeabbey #hiddencalke #YourCalke #nationaltrust #sunset #sky #autumn #outdoors #nature #beauty
Lime Avenue looking stunning on these sunny autumn mornings πŸ‚πŸβ˜€οΈ . . #calkeabbey #hiddencalke #nationaltrust #autumn #sunshine #trees #nature #nationaltrust #conservation #outdoors #walking #explore #worldmentalhealthday
We’re starting to hear the first signs of the deer rut this week, with the stags practising their bellows in the Deer Park πŸ¦ŒπŸ‚ come along this autumn and listen out for bellows and clashing antlers, it’s a spectacular time of year for the deer 🍁 . . #deer #autumn #nationaltrust #wildlife #monday #hiddencalke #deerpark #rangerlife #calkeabbey
Annual relocation of the Hebridean's complete βœ”οΈ They're now back the the Limeyards to do a spot of conservation grazing. . . . #rarebreedsheep #hebrideansheep #conservationgrazing #hiddencalke
Pumpkin patch β˜€οΈ so much seasonal colour in the parklands and garden at the moment, it’s a feast for the eyes πŸ‘€ . . #nationaltrust #nationaltrustgardens #pumpkins #vegbed #physicgarden #autumn #orange #colours #halloween #pumpkinparty #hiddencalke
Dahlia days in the gardens at Calke Abbey 🌼🌺🌸 we have a double dahlia border along Central Yard and it’s bursting with beautiful colours! . . #nationaltrust #nationaltrustgarden #garden #dahlia #autumn #colour #flowers #bright #hiddencalke
It's hard work being a Rangers dog...have to find that perfect log for a nap whilst they work πŸ’€ . . . #relax #relaxatcalke #rangersatwork #rangerdog
Fungi of the week this week is the Shaggy Ink Cap. As these emerge and open up the gills break down and look as if they're dripping with ink! Keep your eyes peeled for them out in the park . . . #fungifriday #fungioftheweek #nationaltrust #calkeabbey
It's #fungifriday and today's fungi of the week is the Giant Puffball. Whilst it doesn't look like much, these can grow to the size of footballs - swipe right for πŸ–οΈ scale! . . . #fungifriday #fungifridays
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