Family fun at Belton this summer
Set free your wild side with our 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ activities. Explore the outdoors, learn new skills and try something different this summer. Join in our weekly led activities or pick up a #50things scrapbook and ranger pack from Belton’s Discovery Centre to start your own adventure.
Here are some great ways to explore Belton with your family this summer:
What’s in the pond?
Every Wednesday, 11am-4pm.
Track what’s living in Belton’s Mirror Pond. Borrow a pond dipping kit to take a closer look, and tick no.35 off of your #50things checklist.
Family house tour
Every Thursday, 11am-12noon.
Discover the untold stories of Belton House with this interactive tour. It’s been specially designed for families with children aged 5 years and over in mind. Spaces are limited, so pre-booking is required. To reserve your space, please email email@example.com.
Every Friday, 10.30am, 11am and 11.30am.
Join us for a 20 minute interactive workshop to uncover the tales behind some of Belton's favourite pictures. Suitable for visitors aged 6 years and older.
Friday #50things challenge
Every Friday, 11am-4pm.
Join the play team in the Outdoor Adventure Playground as they challenge families to complete a different #50things activity every Friday during the school holidays.
Paint the garden
The first Sunday of each month, 11am-4pm.
Take inspiration from the formal gardens at Belton to create your own work of art. Recreate the beauty of Belton's gardens in paint, pencil or crayon. All materials supplied.
Summer fun in the Discovery Centre
Weekdays, 11am-4.30pm and weekends 12.30pm-4.30pm.
Open every day of the school holidays, with changing crafts and activities every Monday. Explore more about conservation and the history of Belton House. Children’s University Passports can also be stamped here.
#50things activity scrapbook
Pick up a copy of the #50things scrapbook and explore the outdoors this summer.
Attention all passengers, collect a choo-choo loyalty card from Belton’s miniature train station to receive your tenth journey free.
What’s more, when you enjoy a summer adventure at Belton House your support helps us look after this special place for ever, for everyone.