The Discovery Centre

Child colouring in the Discovery Centre at Belton House

There's always fun to be had in the Discovery Centre, with craft activities, dressing up, and trails.

Come and join in with seasonal craft activities, borrow materials to explore the gardens and parkland and discover more about Belton's stories.

The Discovery Centre is open every weekend from 12.30 - 4.30pm.

Find us in the Estate Yard behind the Second-hand Bookshop.

Traditional games in the Discovery Centre
A boy playing a game of draughts
Traditional games in the Discovery Centre

Arts Award Discover

Join in the fun and get a certificate when you explore Belton’s collections. Take part in a range of craft activities and record them in your very own scrapbook. £4 per scrapbook.

Arts Award is organised by Trinity College London.

Painting in the sunshine
Summer of Arts at Aberdulais
Painting in the sunshine

Upcoming events

Celebration in Bloom

Sun 15 Sep 2019
12:30-17:00
Inspired by Belton’s Creative Women, come and enjoy floral displays in the mansion, in celebration of Sophia Cust, Marian Alford, Florence Woolward and Nina Cust.

Punting tours - September tours

Sun 15 Sep 2019
16:00-16:20
Meet your guide at the Boathouse for your 20 minute journey through the wilderness to discover more about the history and ecology of the river.

Timed entry to Belton House (September 11th-September 22nd)

Wed 18 Sep 2019
12:45-13:00
You can pre-book any time up to the DAY BEFORE your visit. There is no charge to reserve a mansion key. Entry to Belton is free for members.

Create with Nature at Belton House

Sat 21 Sep 2019
09:30-17:30
Get hands on with nature at Belton House thanks to BMW i. Take part in a free creative workshop and take home your hand-made nature creation. Plus, explore the all-electric BMW i3.

Guided parkland walk

Sun 22 Sep 2019
11:30-13:00
Meet Belton’s ranger team and find out about their work across the parkland during this 2-mile walk.

Timed entry to Belton House (September 25th-October 6th)

Wed 25 Sep 2019
12:45-13:00
You can pre-book any time up to the DAY BEFORE your visit. There is no charge to reserve a mansion key. Entry to Belton is free for members.