Stewart Allcock, the general manager of Calke Abbey says a weekend closure due to the heavy snow fall meant an annual event had to be cancelled, with a significant financial loss for the stately home.
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A cool and dry morning with sunshine, but well-scattered showers are likely to develop during the day with the odd heavy one possible later
Generally dry and sunny throughout the morning after a frosty start. Scattered showers this afternoon.