Belton Autumn Fayre

Step into autumn on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 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.

The two day Autumn Fayre offers visitors the chance to immerse themselves in all things autumnal, from learning the skills involved in traditional pottery, 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.

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 conservation work at Belton House.

There’ll also be plenty to keep children entertained with seasonal #50things activities, 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

Punting tours - September tours

Fri 20 Sep 2019
11:00-11:20
Meet your guide at the Boathouse for your 20 minute journey through the wilderness to discover more about the history and ecology of the river.

Celebration in Bloom

Fri 20 Sep 2019
12:30-17:00
Inspired by Belton’s Creative Women, come and enjoy floral displays in the mansion, in celebration of Sophia Cust, Marian Alford, Florence Woolward and Nina Cust.

Timed entry to Belton House (September 11th-September 22nd)

Fri 20 Sep 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.

Create with Nature at Belton House

Sat 21 Sep 2019
09:30-17:30
Get hands on with nature at Belton House thanks to BMW i. Take part in a free creative workshop and take home your hand-made nature creation. Plus, explore the all-electric BMW i3.

Guided parkland walk

Sun 22 Sep 2019
11:30-13:00
Meet Belton’s ranger team and find out about their work across the parkland during this 2-mile walk.

Timed entry to Belton House (September 25th-October 6th)

Wed 25 Sep 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.