Hallowe'en Happenings

a group of harvested pumpkins

Get your spooky outfits on and join us for a variety of ghostly activities throughout the week including storytelling, face painting & puppet shows. There’s all sorts of spooky fun at Belton this Hallowe'en half-term.

Spook-takular trail
Sat. 21 - Sun. 29 October, 9.30am - 4.30pm.
Pick up a spook-takular trail and discover the hidden features of Belton, as we challenge your perspectives of this special place. £3 per trail, normal admission applies.

Take over day
Wed. 25 October, 9.30am - 5.30pm.
A team of young people will be taking over Belton as part of the ‘Kids in Museums National Takeover Day’. For the last seven weeks, these local teenagers have researched, designed and prepared activities which present the property in a new perspective. They'll be taking over the house, gardens and Discovery Centre and running a range of activities.

Family house tour
Thursday 26 October, 11am-12noon.
Discover the untold stories of Belton House with this special tour. Designed for families with children aged five years and over in mind. Spaces are limited, so pre-booking is required. To reserve your space, please email learningatbelton@nationaltrust.org.uk.

Friday #50things challenge
Friday 27 October, 11am-4pm.
Join the play team in the Outdoor Adventure Playground as they challenge families to catch a falling leaf.

The Fools Puppet Theatre Show
Sat. 28 – Sun. 29 October, 10.30am - 3.30pm.
Enjoy a medley of drop-in puppet shows throughout the weekend.

Family fun in the Discovery Centre
Weekdays, 11am-4.30pm and weekends 12.30pm-4.30pm.
Open every day of the school holidays, get inspired and create sculptures and masks to celebrate the  30th anniversary of Moondial. Or explore more about conservation and the history of Belton House.

#50things activity scrapbook
Pick up a copy of the #50things scrapbook and explore the outdoors this autumn. Catch a falling leaf, play conkers, or hold a scary beast to tick the activities off your checklist.

All aboard
Attention all passengers, collect a choo-choo loyalty card from Belton’s miniature ghost train to receive your tenth journey free.

What’s more, when you enjoy an adventure at Belton House this autumn, your support helps us look after this special place for ever, for everyone.