Father's Day at Belton

A father and daughter enjoying a picnic in Saltram estate, Devon.

Bring Dad along to Belton for some family fun this Father's Day. Let him try his hand at archery with the Lionheart Bowmen. The children can ride a pony on the Oval to tick number 48 off their #50things list. On Sunday 17 June, join in with the many activities happening for all ages at Belton House.

There's lots happening this Father’s Day, with a chance for children to enjoy activities with their dad:

Have-a-go archery 

Sunday 17 June, 9.30am to 4.30pm.
Practice your target skills with the Lionheart Bowmen on the East Lawn.
£3 for six arrows, grounds admission applies.

Practice your target skills with a go at archery
Have-a-go archery
Practice your target skills with a go at archery

#50things scrapbook

Share the magic of nature with the kids and pick up a #50things scrapbook on your next visit to Belton. Help them tick off some awesome activities when you visit and carry on the adventure when you get home too.

Climb a tree
Children climbing a tree in the grounds of Mottisfont, Hampshire.
Climb a tree

Fun in the Discovery Centre 

Sunday 17 June, 12.30pm to  4.30pm.
Come along to explore more about conservation and the history of Belton House with activities and crafts for all the family to enjoy.

Colouring in the Discovery Centre
Child colouring in the Discovery Centre at Belton House
Colouring in the Discovery Centre

Spring activity booklet

Pick up a copy of this season’s family activity booklet and discover the best things to do at Belton this spring.

Blowing dandelion clocks in the meadow
A charming scene as three young children blow dandelion clocks in the meadow
Blowing dandelion clocks in the meadow

Every Father’s Day adventure enjoyed at Belton helps us care for this special place for generations to come.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Belton House

Thu 27 Sep 2018
You can pre-book any time up to the DAY BEFORE your visit. There is no charge to reserve a mansion key. Entry to Belton is free for members. Non members pay for admission on arrival at Belton. All visitors to the house will require their own key.

Inspired by Marian

Thu 27 Sep 2018
Exhibition of work by Grantham Embroiderer's Guild inspired by the embroidery of Lady Marian Alford, mother of Belton's 2nd and 3rd Earls.

Belton Park Cricket Club Home Game

Sat 29 Sep 2018
Founded in 1947 by Lord Brownlow, Belton Park Cricket Club can be seen playing a game on Belton's Oval lawn, most weekends from early spring all the way through to early autumn.

I Am the Seed outdoor nature poetry exhibition

Thu 04 Oct 2018
Take a walk through the seasons as Belton showcases the artwork of award-winning children's book illustrator Frann Preston-Gannon. Enjoy an illustrated poem for every month of the year.

Button Bucks Club

Thu 04 Oct 2018
Bring your toddler along to enjoy stories, rhymes and crafts in the Discovery Centre on the first and third Thursday of each month.

Paint the garden

Sun 07 Oct 2018
Take inspiration from the formal gardens at Belton to create your own work of art.