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, home décor and more. The fayre promises there'll be a treat to be found by all.

Throwing a pot on the wheel

Potter’s Wheel Workshop

Roll your sleeves up and try your hand at the potter's wheel. You’re guaranteed to get your hands dirty while creating a pot to be proud of at Belton’s Autumn Fayre.

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 also 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 autumn half-term trail, National Trust’s largest outdoor adventure playground and much more!

Visitors in the play area, walking along a fallen tree

Family fun at Belton

Open all year round there's something suitable for kids of all ages to enjoy while letting off steam at Belton. Head outdoors to complete some '50 things' challenges, explore the adventure playground or get creative in the Discovery Centre. Look out for our family events and activities too.

Upcoming events

Below stairs tours

Tue 28 Jan 2020
11:00-14:00
Go below stairs in the mansion to discover what it was like for servants living and working at Belton House.

Belton Estate 10k guided walk

Thu 30 Jan 2020
09:30-13:00
Explore Belton’s landscape, history and wildlife on a 10K walk across the wider estate, with the volunteer ranger team.

Guided parkland walk

Sun 02 Feb 2020
11:30-13:00
Meet Belton’s ranger team and find out about their work across the parkland during this 2-mile walk.

Walks for wellbeing

Tue 04 Feb 2020
11:30-13:30
Walking in nature can help improve wellbeing and mindfulness. Take a breather from the stresses of daily life and enjoy Belton as a space to gather your thoughts. Keep your body and mind healthy by exploring the parkland to get closer to nature.

Button Bucks Club

Thu 06 Feb 2020
10:00-10:45
Enjoy stories, rhymes and crafts with your toddler in the Discovery Centre on the first and third Thursday of each month.

Winter wildlife family trail

Fri 14 Feb 2020
09:30-15:00
Explore Belton's parkland on this discovery trail.