House and Collections

There’s lots to see inside Belton House, so you’re invited to plot your own course around the mansion. There’s no set visitor route, so feel free to pick up a Challenging Perspectives booklet and explore the grand surroundings as you please.

The Ogilvy Map. The first road map of England, in the Library at Belton House, Lincolnshire.

The Collections at Belton

The highlights of Belton’s collections lie in four areas; late 17th century English portraiture, silver, oriental ceramics, and books.

The Library at Belton House, Lincolnshire

Three centuries of collecting at Belton House 

A remarkable collection of maps and rare manuscripts are among the 11,000 books at Belton House, Lincolnshire.

Delander clock Belton House

Illuminating Stories

Discover the hidden stories behind Belton's shining treasures.

Bells in the servant's areas below stairs at Belton House

Below stairs tours at Belton House

Find out about the life of a Belton servant on a basement tour.

Belton’s sundial was made famous in Helen Creswell’s book ‘Moondial’

The tale of time on Belton’s Sundial

Visit the Moondial exhibition at Belton this summer and see the Sundial being repaired in the garden.