Visitors to Belton now receive a unique key because for the first time ever, admission to the mansion is by timed entry.
This year Belton’s Curator has presented the house as it would have been used by the 3rd Earl and his family.
This year we’re telling the stories of four women whose creative legacies live on in the spirit of Belton. Explore the lives of Sophia, Marian, Florence and Nina on self-led trails and see their work presented throughout the house and gardens.
Find out about the life of a Belton servant on a basement tour.
The highlights of Belton’s collections lie in four areas; late 17th century English portraiture, silver, oriental ceramics, and books.
Chinese Wallpaper was assimilated into a succession of western styles of decoration, from baroque and rococo to neoclassical and Victorian.
Now restored and re-gilded, Viscount Tyrconnel’s stunning lapis lazuli cabinet, brought back from his Grand Tour over 300 years ago, can be seen jewel-like in Belton's blue bedroom dressing room.
Belton House is packed full of treasures and bursting with history. To ensure you get the best experience, and to help protect the historic collection, entry to the house is by timed entry key.
Explore the summer colour of Belton's gardens as you stroll past fragrant borders.
The boathouse is an intrinsic part of Belton’s wilderness and historic garden design.
Nothing says summer better than a walk in the sunshine with beautiful butterflies all around.