Getting ready for Christmas

Belton House under a blanket of snow on a clear winter's day

This Christmas, join us to celebrate well-loved traditions and create some new ones of your own.

Belton will be at its Christmas best from Saturday 5 December, open every day throughout winter, except Christmas day. 

Admission charges apply, during normal opening hours.

Belton traditions

Help us grow Belton’s garland of greenery

Garland of greenery

Enjoy reading the messages of hope on Belton’s garland of greenery in the stable yard this winter. The team have been busy creating wreaths with winter cuttings from the gardens, after a challenging year.

Express your feelings about Christmas through art or creative writing.

Christmas creative

Pick up a card from Visitor Reception and illustrate your feelings about Christmas through art or creative writing at home. Why not share your creativity with us online? @BeltonHouseNT #BeltonHouse

Away from it all

Family time

 A mother helping her son walk along a fallen tree in the playground at Belton House, Lincolnshire

Belton's outdoor adventure playground

Set within an ancient wilderness swing, dangle, wobble, climb and jump your way through, across and over National Trust’s largest outdoor adventure playground. Belton is perfect for family fun, and great for exploring some of the 50 things to do before you’re 11¾, all year round.

Time for a treat

Takeaway hot chocolate from the cafe

Eating

After a refreshing walk in the parkland, warm yourself up with a takeaway drink and some tasty seasonal treats from the Stables Café.

Two women wearing coats and bobble hats read books in a second-hand bookshop

Second-hand bookshop

Whether you're looking for stylish stocking fillers or gifts to treasure forever, we’re sure you’ll find a treat when you explore Belton’s second-hand bookshop this Christmas.

Visitors in the garden in spring at Belton House, Lincolnshire

Please book before visiting 

Belton's gardens and parkland are now open. You’ll need to book tickets before you visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday.  Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We look forward to welcoming you back.