For families

Summer activities

  • A young boy enjoys flying a kite in the fresh air 

    Kite flying & workshops

    Tick off #7 & lets go fly a kite!

    9.30am - 4.30pm Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 June, Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 July

    Create your own kite and learn how to fly it in front of the mansion.


  • Enjoy some family time © NTPL/David Levenson

    Father's day fun

    Complete #29 & #46 on the same day!

    10.00am - 5.00pm, Sunday 21 June

    Bring your dad along and try out archery, caving and much more.




  • Try archery © NTPL/John Millar

    Have a go Archery

    9.30am - 4.30pm Sunday 12 July

    Practise your target skills with the Lionheart Bowmen on the East Lawn. £2 for 6 arrows.

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    9.30am - 4.00pm, Wednesday 5 August

    Celebrate the national day of play with exciting trails and activities across Belton's playgrounds and parkland.



  • Try archery at Speke Hall's 'have a go' sessions on 18 September © NTPL/John Millar

    Paint the Garden

    11.00am - 4.00pm, Sunday 28 June, 26 July & 30 August

    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.