House and Collections

The house is now closed for its winter clean. It will open as part of the Christmas in the Mansion tours from 24 November until 6 January. Tickets will be available on arrival.

The Dining Room at Belton, ready for a Christmas feast

Christmas in the mansion

Immerse yourself in the story of a great house as it prepares to welcome 'the great and the good' for a celebratory winter feast at Belton House.

Belton House covered in snow on a clear winter's day

Getting ready for Christmas

This Christmas, visit Belton to celebrate best-loved traditions and create some new ones of your own.

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

Below stairs tours at Belton House

Find out about the lives of Belton's servants on a below stairs tour.

Belton House Library watercolour by Sophia Cust, Lady Tower

Belton's collections

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

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Chinese Wallpaper at Belton House

Chinese Wallpaper was assimilated into a succession of western styles of decoration, from baroque and rococo to neoclassical and Victorian.

Lapis lazuli cabinet following restoration, Belton House, Lincolnshire

Lapis Lazuli Cabinet

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.