Christmas family fun at Belton
Perhaps it's time spent exploring the outdoors on a walk or with a seasonal trail. Maybe it’s creating your own decoration to take home, or it could be enjoying some quiet time listening to traditional Christmas stories. There's plenty of special Christmas activities for families to enjoy together every day at Belton through the festive period.
The Discovery Centre
In the run-up to Christmas, the Discovery Centre has festive drop-in crafts and dressing up for young families. And there's no need for post-Christmas blues. From 26 December to 6 January, the Discovery Centre will remain open for continued winter fun, 11am - 3.30pm.
24 – 25 November Make a Christmas forest elf
1 – 2 December Decorate a ceramic nativity lantern
8 – 9 December Sew a gingerbread hanging decoration
15 – 16 December Decorate a ceramic Christmas bell
21 – 24 December Sew a Christmas stocking
26 – 31 December Decorate a stained glass snowflake
1 – 6 January Create a woodland animal mask
Please be aware there may be a small charge for some activities.
The Estate Yard
Drop by the estate yard for crafts in the Ride Play Café and other fun activities every day before Christmas. Create a Christmas cracker or write a postcard to Father Christmas.
We've seasonal outdoor trails for families to explore Belton’s grounds and parkland. Pick up a free trail from the Ride Play Café or Discovery Centre.
Festive jumper day
Thursday 20 December
Enjoy a day full of family fun, with Christmas crafts, festive games and storytelling. There’s also Belton’s annual Christmas Jumper Competition, so don’t forget to come in your festive finest.
It wouldn't be Christmas without...
...a visit from a certain someone. Father Christmas will be at Belton every weekend from 1-24 December. You'll need to book in advance either online or by calling the central box office on 0344 249 1895.
Don’t forget the Outdoor Adventure Playground and the Ride Play Café are open every day except Christmas Day.
Winter grounds admission charges apply, during normal opening hours.