Belton's outdoor adventure playground

Enjoy natural play areas with the National Trust

Set within an ancient wilderness, Belton’s outdoor adventure playground promises hours of fun and discovery for children of all ages, all year round.

Staying safe

To help keep everyone safe, hand sanitiser will be available for visitors to use at the playground entrance and the train shed. Please sanitise your hands before entering the playground and during your playtime.

If you’re showing any symptoms of coronavirus, or if you’ve been in contact with anyone that has the virus in the last 10 days, please don’t visit.

Let their imagination run wild in Belton's outdoor adventure playground with tree houses, towers, rope swings, climbing nets, zip wires, and more.
Children exploring the play area at Belton House, Lincolnshire
Let their imagination run wild in Belton's outdoor adventure playground with tree houses, towers, rope swings, climbing nets, zip wires, and more.

Facilities

Muddy Hand’s kiosk is now open 10.30 - 4pm on weekends and during school holidays. Toilets are available. 

For your safety, some pieces of play equipment currently remain closed.

Swing, dangle, wobble, climb and jump your way through, across and over Belton's outdoor adventure playground
The climbing bars in the outdoor adventure playground at Belton House, Lincolnshire
Swing, dangle, wobble, climb and jump your way through, across and over Belton's outdoor adventure playground

50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

Set free their wild side with our 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ activities. Explore the outdoors, learn new skills and try something different. From tree climbing to den building, there are heaps of activities on the ’50 things’ list to keep you busy at Belton all year round. So you’ll be able to enjoy a new adventure each time you visit.

Find your way with a map is no. 45 of our '50 things'
Children finding their way with a map
Find your way with a map is no. 45 of our '50 things'

Take a ride on the train

Attention all passengers, journeys on Belton’s miniature train is now running daily.

  • Thorough cleaning procedures will take place daily.
  • The miniature train QR code will be displayed by the train shed. Please scan the QR code with your NHS COVID-19 App to check-in.

Take a train ride through the adventure playground, up to the woods and back again. The train runs every day, weather permitting. Rides cost £1.50 per seat, and the train driver writes the last journey of the day on the station board.

All aboard
Girls enjoying a ride on the train in the Outoor Adventure Playground at Belton House, Lincolnshire
All aboard

Have fun, play safe!

Play opportunities at Belton encourage challenging playful experiences in a safe environment to facilitate child development at all stages. The equipment’s designed to be challenging. As a result, some equipment may not be suitable for all children.

Only you know the abilities and limitations of the children in your care, so please keep a careful watch on them and make sure they’re playing safely. You’re also encouraged to play in the spaces provided so that everyone can enjoy the play experience.

There’s nothing quite like playing outdoors
Family enjoying the Natural Play at Belton House, Lincolnshire
There’s nothing quite like playing outdoors

Access to Belton’s playground requires admission to help maintain the woodland space for future generations to enjoy. National Trust members receive free admission at Belton House.