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

Christmas in the Mansion

Sat 24 Nov 2018
11:00-15:00
Immerse yourself in the story of a great house as it prepares to welcome 'the great and the good' for a celebratory winter feast at Belton House.

Adult Craft Week

Mon 26 Nov 2018
11:00-15:00
Prepare for the festive season as Belton's adult craft week returns.

Through Kirton Tunnel: by Stephen Gay

Thu 29 Nov 2018
10:00-13:00
Join Stephen on a railway journey from Sheffield to Cleethorpes (part one).

Father Christmas in his winter grotto

Sat 01 Dec 2018
09:45-10:00
Visit Father Christmas in his winter grotto and receive a gift.

Winter Carols

Sat 01 Dec 2018
16:00-18:00
Wrap up warm and sing along with Cranwell Military Wives Choir as we mark the start of advent.

Button Bucks Club

Thu 06 Dec 2018
10:00-10:45
Bring your toddler along to enjoy stories, rhymes and crafts in the Discovery Centre on the first and third Thursday of each month.