For families

May half term activities

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    Heroes and Heroines Trail

    9.30am - 4pm, Saturday 23 to Sunday 31 May

    You are a brave adventurer. Pick up a trail, use your imagination and see where it takes you.

    £1.50 per trail.

  • Making wild art © NTPL/National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

    Wild Art

    12.00pm - 2.00pm, Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 May

    Get inspired by the woodlands to create your own work of art from nature.

    Meet the play team in the playground.

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    Train on Tuesdays

    11.00am - 4.00pm, Tuesday 26 May

    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 © NTPL/John Millar

    Wild on Wednesday

    11.00am - 4.00pm, Wednesday 27 May

    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 © NTPL/National Trust

    Design on Thursday

    11.00am - 4.00pm, Thursday 28 May

    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. © NTPL/National trust/Peter Sword

    Friday 50 things challenge

    11.00am - 4.00pm, Friday 29 May

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

    Meet by the Discovery Centre.

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

    Paint the Garden

    11.00am - 4.00pm, Sunday 31 May

    Be inspired by Belton's gardens to create your own artwork.

    Meet at the Orangery to collect your artist's kit.

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.

50 Things at Belton

Explore the park and gardens with our I-Spy leaflet to see the best that the season has to offer you.

At weekends pop into the Discovery Centre to pick up a bug hunting kit and a pair of binoculars to help you tick off your 50 Things activities.

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.