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!

Children play in a den made out of branches

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

Guided parkland walk

Sun 17 Nov 2019
11:30-13:00
Meet Belton’s ranger team and find out about their work across the parkland during this 2-mile walk.

#ThanksToYou

Sat 23 Nov 2019
09:30-16:00
To say thank you to National Lottery players, we are offering free entry to Belton House between Saturday 23 and Wednesday 27 November 2019.

Midwinter mystery tour in the mansion (23rd November - 22 December)

Sat 23 Nov 2019
11:00-11:50
Immerse yourself in the Jazz Age as Lady Kitty Brownlow, an amateur actress, welcomes High Society’s bright young things to join her in staging a murder mystery play, sparkling with twenties style.

Mansion at Christmas (23rd November - 7th December)

Sat 23 Nov 2019
11:30-11:45
Enjoy Belton’s main reception rooms dressed for a high society Christmas. Be transported back in time to the roaring twenties with Christmas trees sparkling in Art Deco glamour, a lavishly dressed dining table and costumed house guests to greet you.

Adult Craft Week

Mon 25 Nov 2019
11:00-15:00
Prepare for the festive season as Belton's adult craft week returns. Get creative with a range of Christmas crafting ideas before the holidays begin.

Belton Estate 10k guided walk

Thu 28 Nov 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.