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

Garden detectives

Wed 24 Jul 2019
11:00-12:00
Become a detective and search for clues that tell us more about the history of Belton’s gardens on a special family tour.

Timed entry to Belton House (July 17th-28th)

Wed 24 Jul 2019
12:45-13:00
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.

Belton Estate 10k guided walk

Thu 25 Jul 2019
09:30-13:00
Explore Belton’s landscape, history and wildlife on a 10K walk across the wider estate, with the volunteer ranger team.

Family house tour

Thu 25 Jul 2019
11:00-12:00
Uncover stories of Belton House on a special family house tour.

Friday 50 things challenges

Fri 26 Jul 2019
11:00-16:00
Are you up for the challenge? Complete a different 50 things activity with our play team.

Love Local

Sat 27 Jul 2019
11:00-17:30
We’re hosting a series of Love Local events to showcase the work of our local suppliers, with a chance for you to meet them in person and see a wider range of their work and produce.