Park life!

Thanks for taking part in Belton’s family trail. If you’re looking for more adventures to enjoy at Belton this half term, have a look at our top walks below. Happy adventuring!

River Witham running through the parkland at Belton House, Lincolnshire

Riverside Walk

This short, moderate walk along the wildlife-rich River Wetland includes mature woodland, a historic pond and the site of a deserted medieval village.

The Swiss fishing lodge on the boating lake at Belton House, Lincolnshire

Pleasure Grounds Walk

Beyond the splendour of its formal gardens and avenues, Belton’s pleasure grounds feature meandering paths through woodland glades offering glimpses of an historic fishing lodge, water features and wildlife.

A painting of the cascade approximately dated 1750, shows a rustic arch in the centre of the cascade and a ruin to the left. The gardens are shown with figures in the foreground.

Wilderness Walk

An 18th century wilderness garden once used for quiet contemplation, which now meanders round and through the adventure playground.

Walker on track through hedges of white hawthorn blossom

Follow the Countryside Code 

With more people than ever enjoying our coast and countryside places, we’re asking for your help in looking after them during your visit. Please help us protect wildlife and landscapes by following the Countryside Code, which includes taking any litter home with you and not lighting a barbecue or campfire.

Young fallow fawn hiding amoungst the grass in Belton's parkland

Fawning season at Belton

Around June every year, we see the first fawn born among the herd of around 300 fallow deer at Belton.

A girl makes a daisy chain in spring

‘50 things’ to do at Belton House

Explore the outdoors, learn new skills and try something new! Start your '50 things' adventure at Belton House

A heron on the lake

Spring wildlife at Belton

There's lots of wildlife to discover across Belton's 1300 acres this spring.

Fallow deer fawns at the base of a tree at Belton House, Lincolnshire

Wild deer at Belton

Belton is home to a wild herd of around 300 fallow deer. The deer are direct descendants of the herd enclosed within its parkland in 1690, and have been a significant feature of the estate ever since.

A peacock butterfly (Inachis io) feeding on buddleia bush

Butterflies at Belton

Nothing says summer better than a walk in the sunshine with beautiful butterflies all around.

Enjoy natural play areas with the National Trust

Belton's outdoor adventure playground

Let their imagination run wild in Belton's outdoor adventure playground throughout the year.

Cleome spider flower amoung sweatpeas in the herbaceous border at Belton House

Belton's spring gardens

Step into spring with a stroll around Belton's vibrant gardens

A greyhound looking across Belton park, Lincolnshire

Visiting Belton with your dog

With 1300 acres to explore, come and join us for a wander with your four-legged friend.