Belton House is a Grade I listed National Trust country house located in the parish of Belton near Grantham in Lincolnshire. With 1300 acres there is a wealth of beautiful formal gardens and wild ancient wooded parkland to explore.
Historic architecture, elegant gardens within ancient wooded parkland
A Carolean style country house dating form the 1600s, surrounded by exquisite gardens with views across pleasure grounds and ancient deer park. Belton is one of the county’s finest cultural attractions for families in search of outdoor fun, wildlife lovers and culture enthusiasts. Hosting an extensive range of ornate art collections including late 17th century English portraiture, oriental ceramics, and books highlighting the continued wealth and cultured tastes of its former owners, the Brownlow family.
Spring wildlife at Belton
Spring is the best time of year for birdwatching at Belton, before the trees become too densely foliated. Spot returning Swallows, treecreepers and more. Enjoy spring bulbs turn into carpets of daffodils and sprinklings of snowdrops.
Wild Fallow Deer at Belton House
Enjoy the spectacle of Belton’s historic herd of wild Fallow deer. Fallow deer have been residing in the parkland of Belton for 300 years. Spot the herd when walking through the parkland.
Enjoy the Great Outdoors
Explore the Formal Gardens, Pleasure Grounds and the boating lakes for a relaxing and scenic stroll during all seasons. Discover perfect picnic spots and dog friendly walks through the parkland.
Enjoy family fun at Belton all year round with plenty to see and do. Explore the National Trust’s largest outdoor adventure playground at Belton. Have fun dressing up and crafting at the Discovery centre and enjoy Belton’s annual seasonal events.
House, Adventure playground, Below stars tours and Ride Play Café remain closed