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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Isolated showers remain possible, again more likely in the east. Breezy at times, especially near the coast.
A scattering of showers developing during the afternoon. There will be a few showers in the north tonight.