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


Sat 23 Nov 2019
To say thank you to National Lottery players, we are offering free entry to Belton House between Saturday 23 and Wednesday 27 November 2019.

Midwinter mystery tour in the mansion (23rd November - 22 December)

Sat 23 Nov 2019
Immerse yourself in the Jazz Age as Lady Kitty Brownlow, an amateur actress, welcomes High Society’s bright young things to join her in staging a murder mystery play, sparkling with twenties style.

Mansion at Christmas (23rd November - 7th December)

Sat 23 Nov 2019
Enjoy Belton’s main reception rooms dressed for a high society Christmas. Be transported back in time to the roaring twenties with Christmas trees sparkling in Art Deco glamour, a lavishly dressed dining table and costumed house guests to greet you.

Guided parkland walk

Sun 24 Nov 2019
Meet Belton’s ranger team and find out about their work across the parkland during this 2-mile walk.

Adult Craft Week

Mon 25 Nov 2019
Prepare for the festive season as Belton's adult craft week returns. Get creative with a range of Christmas crafting ideas before the holidays begin.

Belton Estate 10k guided walk

Thu 28 Nov 2019
Explore Belton’s landscape, history and wildlife on a 10K walk across the wider estate, with the volunteer ranger team.