Half-term fun at Belton this February

Children enjoying a muddy walk

Pull on your wellies, snuggle up in your cosiest scarf and gloves, and have some fun at Belton House. There’s lots to do inside and out: get creative in the discovery centre, trek the parkland to discover Belton’s winter wildlife or tick some challenges off your #50Things list in Lincolnshire’s biggest outdoor adventure playground.

Join in the family activities happening at Belton this half-term:

Winter wildlife family trail

Sat. 16 – Sun. 24 February, 9.30am-3pm
Pick up a wildlife trail and become a naturalist for the day. Trek the parkland route and discover which animals call Belton home over winter. Free badge for all great explorers! £2 per trail.

Belton's fallow deer herd in the snow
Fallow deer in the snow
Belton's fallow deer herd in the snow

Half-term fun in the Discovery Centre

Sat. 16 – Sun. 24 February, 11am-3pm
Open every day of the school holidays. Come along to discover more about birds at Belton with activities and crafts for all the family to enjoy*. There’ll even be a chance to decorate a ceramic bird feeder (£2.50) to take home.

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

Ranger pack adventures

Sat. 16 – Sun. 24 February, 11am-3pm
Pick up a ranger pack from the Discovery Centre to explore Belton’s wildlife in the gardens and parkland.*

Come and explore this winter
Family looking closely at rocks and plants
Come and explore this winter

Boathouse bird hide

Mon. 18 February, 11am-3pm
Find the pop-up bird hide by the Boathouse near the playground to see what birds you can spot.*

The big Belton birdwatch

Wed. 20 February, 11am 
Come along for a big birdwatching day at Belton and discover what birds visit us at this time of year*. Then head to the Discovery Centre to decorate a ceramic bird feeder to take home (£2.50).

How many birds can you spot?
Children bird watching
How many birds can you spot?

Lakeside bird hide

Thurs. 21 February, 11am-3pm
Find the pop-up bird hide by the Fishing Lodge Lake in the garden and see what wildlife you can spot. *

#44 Go bird watching
Child bird watching
#44 Go bird watching

Friday #50things challenge

Fri. 22 February, 11am-3pm
Join us to tick #44 off of your '50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ ' checklist and go bird watching! Join the Play team in the outdoor adventure playground to get involved.*

All aboard

Attention all passengers, collect a choo-choo loyalty card from Belton’s miniature train to receive your tenth journey free. Train tickets cost £1.50 per ride.

Take a leisurely train ride through the adventure playground
The miniature train at Belton
Take a leisurely train ride through the adventure playground

 *Free with grounds admission.

By taking part in our half-term events and activities you’ll not only have a great day out, but you’ll also help us care for special places like Belton.