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 (May 22th-27th)

Fri 24 May 2019
15:15-15:30
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.

May half term trail

Sat 25 May 2019
09:30-17:00
Be inspired by Belton's Creative Women and let this season's trails bring out the artist in you.

Wild art weekend

Sat 25 May 2019
11:00-16:00
Be inspired by Belton's woodland and create your own work of art out of natural materials.

Guided parkland walk

Sun 26 May 2019
11:30-13:00
Meet Belton’s ranger team and find out about their work across the parkland during this 2-mile walk.

Garden detectives

Wed 29 May 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 (May 29th- June 2nd)

Wed 29 May 2019
12:30-12:45
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.