Plan your winter visit

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 20 November, open every day throughout winter, except Christmas day. 

Admission charges apply, during normal opening hours.

A frosty morning at Belton Park
Sheep in the frost at Belton House
A frosty morning at Belton Park

Step into Percy the Park Keeper’s wellies for the day and explore the parkland on his Wander trail.

4 December – 3 January, 10am-3pm

£2 per trail

Join in the fun this winter with Percy the Park Keeper as you get outdoors to give nature a helping hand. Search for clues with the help of Percy’s animal friends and complete the winter tasks, activities and games. Keep an eye out for winter wildlife, and spot Belton’s deer relaxing in the parkland.

Finish the trail to get a prize and a chance to capture your experience of the day.

Pick up a winter trail
Kids doing winter trail
Pick up a winter trail

Family time

Percy looks in the cupboard

Percy's Hut

Bring the family to Percy the Park Keeper's hut where everyone can get creative with a paintbrush, or write a letter to Father Christmas and let him know what you love most about Christmas. Open 4 December - 3 January, 11am-3pm.

Belton traditions

Help us grow Belton’s garland of greenery

Garland of greenery

Add to Belton's garland of greenery in the Stable Yard this winter, with cuttings from the gardens, and help to spread the festive cheer.

Express your feelings about Christmas through art or creative writing.

Christmas creative

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

Away from it all

Time for a treat

Vintage books in the second hand bookshop

Second-hand bookshop

Discover a wide range of second-hand books in Belton's Bookshop. Every purchase helps us to look after this special place, for everyone, for ever.