For families

 © Jana Eastwood

Easter at Belton

Friday 3 - Monday 6 April
9.30am - 4.30pm

Pick up a Cadbury Easter Egg trail from the stableyard for £2 and hunt for clues in Belton's gardens.

The Discovery Centre is also open for free family activities throughout the Easter holidays from 11.00am - 4pm.

See below for details.


Easter Holiday activities

  • Daffodils blooming by the Boathouse lake at Belton © Rika Gordon

    Meander on Monday

    9.30am - 5.30pm, Monday 13 April

    Why not enjoy a gentle walk around the gardens today? Pick up a seasonal I-spy guide, find the wildlife hide or pick up a GPS to find hidden geocaches. (not available Easter Monday)

  • Belton Remembers 1915-2015 © NT

    Train on Tuesdays

    11.00am - 4.00pm, Tuesday 7 & 14 April

    Imagine the days of a soldier at Belton's Machine Gun Corps training camp with hands-on activities in the parkland and Discovery Centre.

  • Look for creepy-crawlies in the wildlife-friendly garden © John Millar

    Wild on Wednesday

    11.00am - 4.00pm, Wednesday 8 & 15 April

    Explore Belton's wildlife with a variety of themed activities.

    Meet in the Discovery Centre.

  • Get stuck into great family activies this Christmas at Mottisfont © National Trust

    Design on Thursday

    11.00am - 4.00pm, Thursday 9 & 16 April

    Get inspired by Belton and take part in crafts and design related activities throughout the day.

    Meet in the Discovery Centre.

  • You can make a home from home at Wallington. © National trust/Peter Sword

    Friday 50 things challenge

    11.00am - 4.00pm, Friday 10 & 17 April

    Join us as we challenge teams with a different 50 things activity.

    Meet by the Discovery Centre.

Belton Button Bucks

Come on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month to enjoy stories, rhymes and crafts for children up to 4yrs.

Choose from identical sessions at 10-10.45am or 11.15- 12.00.

The club is free to join but donations towards materials are gratefully received.

Memories of Play


Do have fond memories of visiting us or a great Belton experience you'd like to share?

Why not send us your photos from visits gone by and we'll add them to our memories board - or borrow a Polaroid camera from the garden shop and capture new memories?

Add to the collection by emailing images to Leonora Harbord.

Parties in the Ride

Why not celebrate a special birthday with a party in the Ride Play Café?

We have a range of hot and cold party food to choose from and the cost of hire includes party plates and bunting. You can even choose to book for exclusive use of the whole space.

If you'd like to find out more please contact Leonora Harbord.

Discovery Centre

Child in the Discovery Centre at Belton House, Lincolnshire

The Discovery Centre is open at weekends from 12.30 - 4.30pm.

The whole family can take part in seasonal craft activities, borrow materials to explore the gardens and parkland and discover more about Belton's stories.

Find us in the Estate Yard behind the Plant and Garden shop!

Wildlife Explorers

Join us as we discover and learn more about wildlife in the parkland and gardens with seasonal walks and activities.

The club starts at 10am at the Discovery Centre. Run in partnership with the RSPB.