Father Christmas at Belton

Father Christmas is busy getting ready for his busiest day of the year, but luckily for us, he's put aside some time to pay a few special visits to Belton this December.

Little girl meeting Father Christmas

Visit Father Christmas in his winter grotto or enjoy breakfast or supper with him in the Ride Play Café during December. Please note that it’s essential to pre-book tickets to meet Father Christmas at Belton. All tickets are available to book online or by calling 0344 249 1895.

Belton’s winter grotto

The elves have been busy creating a comfortable winter grotto for families to visit Father Christmas at Belton. No visit, of course, is complete without first saying hello to Mother Christmas first, where she’ll help children decorate their own Christmas cookie.

All good boys and girls will also receive an early present from Father Christmas. Book your visit now.

Santa gives a gift to a little girl
Father Christmas and a young child
Santa gives a gift to a little girl

Breakfast with Father Christmas

Father Christmas loves his food, especially a hearty breakfast. So as Christmas Eve gets closer, and it’s time for him to start loading his sleigh, join Father Christmas for breakfast, at Belton’s Ride Play Café!

Enjoy a yummy breakfast and receive an early present from Father Christmas. Reserve your breakfast now.

Supper with Father Christmas

Come and share a festive evening meal with Father Christmas this December. It may almost be time to get ready for Christmas Eve, but he’s put aside some time to pop to Belton for a special bite to eat.

As well as supper, Father Christmas will have a gift for all good boys and girls too. Reserve your supper now.

A visit from Father Christmas
A visit from Father Christmas
A visit from Father Christmas

Have any questions?

Please see the answers to our frequently asked questions here.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Belton House

Fri 21 Sep 2018
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. Non members pay for admission on arrival at Belton. All visitors to the house will require their own key.

Inspired by Marian

Fri 21 Sep 2018
12:30-16:00
Exhibition of work by Grantham Embroiderer's Guild inspired by the embroidery of Lady Marian Alford, mother of Belton's 2nd and 3rd Earls.

Behind the door tour

Sat 22 Sep 2018
10:00-13:00
Go behind the scenes on this special tour to explore the lesser seen parts of the Mansion.

Belton Park Cricket Club Home Game

Sat 22 Sep 2018
13:00-17:30
Founded in 1947 by Lord Brownlow, Belton Park Cricket Club can be seen playing a game on Belton's Oval lawn, most weekends from early spring all the way through to early autumn.

Community Talk: deities at Belton

Tue 25 Sep 2018
11:00-12:00
Join National Trust Conservation Manager David Fitzer, for this special interest community talk about the statues at Belton.

Community Talk: in a different time

Wed 26 Sep 2018
14:00-15:00
Join National Trust Curator Simon Chesters-Thompson, for this special interest community talk about clocks.