Half-term fun at Belton this May

Children enjoying some outdoor play in a den

As the days get warmer and evenings become longer, May half-term is the perfect time to head outdoors and get closer to nature. There’s lots to do inside and out: get creative in the Discovery Centre, trek the parkland to explore Belton’s wildlife, or tick some challenges off your #50Things list in Lincolnshire’s biggest outdoor adventure playground

Here are some great ways to explore Belton with the family this May half-term:

Which Way? Family Trail
Sat. 27 May - Sun. 4 June, 9.30am - 4.30pm.
Pick up a Which Way? trail and discover the hidden features of Belton, as we challenge your perspectives of this special place. £2 per trail, normal admission applies.

Half-term fun in the Discovery Centre 
Sat. 27 May - Sun. 4 June, 11am-4.30pm on weekdays and 12.30pm-4.30pm at weekends.
Open every day of the school holidays. Come along to explore more about conservation and the history of Belton House with activities and crafts for all the family to enjoy. Free with grounds admission.

Family House Tour
Thurs. 1 June, 10.30am - 12noon.
Discover the untold stories of the Mansion with this interactive tour. It’s been specially designed for families with children aged 5 years and over in mind. Free with whole property admission. B

Talking Pictures
Fri. 2 June, 10.30am, 11am and 11.30am.
Discover the stories behind some of Belton's favourite pictures in this interactive, 20 minute workshop. Suitable for visitors aged 6 years and older. Free with whole property admission. B

Friday #50things Challenge
Fri. 2 June, 11am - 4pm.
Join us to tick #13 off of your '50 things to do before you're 11 3/4' checklist and make a mud pie using mud, stones, sticks and leaves! Join the Play team in the Outdoor Adventure Playground between 11 and 4 to get involved. Free with grounds admission.

Paint the Garden 
Sun. 4 June, 11am - 4pm.
Recreate the beauty of Belton’s gardens in paint, pencil or crayon. All materials supplied. Free with grounds admission: donations welcome.

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.

What’s more, every half-term adventure helps us care for special places, like Belton, for generations to come.

B Spaces are limited, so pre-booking is advised. To book spaces please email: learningatbelton@nationaltrust.org.uk.