Things to see & do

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Winter Lecture Lunches

Picture Postcard Railway Rambles with Stephen Gay, Tuesday 9 December 10.15am - 1pm

Join Stephen and his dog Wrawby on this scenic journey across the beautiful Hope Valley. £29.50, includes coffee and 2 course lunch.

Jane Austen's Clothes Costumed Talk with Gillian Stapleton, Tuesday 16 December 10.15am - 1pm

Discover more about the designs and fashions of the day and the vital role that clothes played in portraying personalities, status and fashion in Jane Austen's England. £34.50, includes coffee and 2 course lunch.

Please book in advance for these events by calling 01476 566116

Christmas at Belton

Festive food, Christmas shopping, decorations, meeting Father Christmas and much more! Browse through Belton's Christmas page to find out what seasonal fun is happening this year.

Up next:

Santa in the Stables,
Fridays Saturdays and Sundays.
5, 6 & 7, 12, 13 & 14, 19, 20 & 21 December,
12noon - 3pm


Pick up a timed ticket as you arrive at Belton to meet Santa in the festively decorated stables. £3.50 (includes gift)


New adventures

Let off some steam in the outdoor adventure playground © National Trust Images/Megan Taylor

Have you heard we're planning a new playground for 2015? We know our family visitors love the playground, so we're working hard to make sure the new version will be even better.

Want to know more? Follow our blog

What's on?

having fun in te Gardens this Autumn

Are you looking for a bit of inspiration for things to do in the coming weeks?

From family clubs to specialist talks, we have plenty to get you out and about at Belton this season. See our events diary for details.

Bring your dog

Belton has over 1300 acres of parkland where dogs on leads are welcome and also in the courtyard areas. There is a doggie bin by the visitor car park and water bowls in the stable yard .

We know not everyone loves dogs though so the gardens and children's outdoor adventure playground are dog-free areas.