Belton Autumn Fayre

Step into autumn on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October, as Belton celebrates its annual Autumn Fayre.

Autumnal leaves in the garden, Belton House, Lincolnshire

Seasonal activities will be on offer over the weekend, as well as a chance to explore behind the scenes of Belton’s stables conservation project.

The two day Autumn Fayre offers visitors the chance to immerse themselves in all things autumnal, from learning the historic skills involved in traditional spinning and weaving, and having-a-go at bulb planting, to exploring autumn in Belton's 1300 acres of historic deer park during the rutting season.

Deer in the autumn parkland
Deer in parkland in Autumn at Belton House, Lincolnshire
Deer in the autumn parkland

Browse a selection of handmade arts, crafts and foods that celebrate the best of regional produce this October. Belton will host over 50 local traders selling a variety of foods, handmade jewellery, leather bags, home décor and more. The fayre promises there'll be a treat to be found by all.

Lincolnshire Greyhound Trust's annual dog walk at Belton House

Something for your four-legged friends

This special walk will take you around the boating lake in the gardens to enjoy the best of autumn colour and fungi at Belton.

Four-legged friends needn’t miss out on the fun, with Lincolnshire Greyhound Trust’s annual dog walk. Dog owners are asked to note that the route is not usually available for dogs and will only be accessible as part of this special guided dog walk.

Enjoy freshly picked apples from the orchard harvest
Apple harvest in the orchard, Belton House, Lincolnshire
Enjoy freshly picked apples from the orchard harvest

Over the weekend visitors will have the chance to purchase freshly picked apples from the orchard, with all proceeds going towards saving Belton’s boathouse.

There’ll also be plenty to keep children entertained with seasonal #50things activities, the I Am A Seed outdoor nature poetry exhibition, crafts in the Discovery Centre, the National Trust’s largest outdoor adventure playground and much more!

Children playing with leaves in autumn

Belton's top autumn 50 things activities

Play outdoors, learn new skills and try something new! Start ticking off some 50 things activities at Belton.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Belton House

Wed 27 Mar 2019
You can pre-book any time up to the DAY BEFORE your visit. There is no charge to reserve a mansion key. Entry to Belton is free for members. Non members pay for admission on arrival at Belton. All visitors to the house will require their own key.

Belton International Horse Trials

Fri 29 Mar 2019
World class equestrianism, shopping, classic cars, dogs, entertainment, music, interactive zone. Great family day out! More than just horses...

Curios and curiosity

Wed 03 Apr 2019
Make the most of this rare opportunity to see some of Belton's oddities, eccentricities and rarities as we open the doors on the mansion collection.

Button Bucks Club

Thu 04 Apr 2019
Bring your toddler along to enjoy stories, rhymes and crafts in the Discovery Centre on the first and third Thursday of each month.


Sat 06 Apr 2019
Take the sting out of nettles this spring and celebrate all things wild at Belton House. Discover the beauty of Belton’s plant life and explore the myths that lie beneath.

Garden detectives

Wed 10 Apr 2019
Become a detective and search for clues that tell us more about the history of Belton’s gardens on a special family tour.