The mansion is currently closed for winter conservation, but will reopen on Saturday 29 February 2020.
Ogilby was one of the most significant English cartographers, and his road atlas of Great Britain (1675) was pivotal in standardising the English mile, setting the standard for later atlases.
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 is home to some unique 18th century trompe l'oeil porcelain.
Find out about the lives of Belton's servants on a below stairs tour.
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.
Discover the seasonal highlights of Belton at this time of year.
Belton House provides a home for lots of different types of wildlife. We're working to ensure that this special place and its residents stay protected.
Get closer to nature in the great outdoors at Belton House this February half term.