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. Open daily, 9.30am - 5.30pm.

Swing, dangle, wobble, climb and jump your way through the National Trust's largest outdoor adventure playground. 

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 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.

Take a ride on the train

Attention all passengers, journeys on Belton’s miniature train are now running Thursdays and Fridays, 12-5pm, and Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-5pm, weather permitting. Daily service operates during school holidays. 

Take a train ride through the adventure playground, up to the woods and back again. 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.