Situated in the idyllic countryside of Grantham, Belton House is one of the finest examples of English country houses. Built in the 17th c. the Grade I listed house is a seat of the Brownlow family for over three hundred years. Belton House offers a wonderful day out for the whole family; take a stroll around the Italian and Dutch gardens and take in the stunning fountains, winding pathways and magnificent deer park. Belton House’s gardens are even lovelier in later summer, bursting into bloom with lavender, dahlias and exotic blooms. Explore the grounds on the scavenger trail and discover hidden secrets on the Medieval Mysteries walk.
To discover more of Belton House’s fascinating history, book one of the ‘Below Stairs’ tours to learn more about the servants who lived and worked in Belton House in the 1900s. Younger ones can take part in archery or kite-flying workshops, discover the maze and let off steam in the Ride Play Café.
Belton House can be found on the A607 Grantham to Lincoln Road, and is signposted from the A1. It is very easy to get to from Lincoln city centre, and free parking is available on-site.
If you’re looking for somewhere to grab a bite to eat, the Stables restaurant offers delicious homemade seasonal fare and a range of coffee and cakes. Alternatively, if you’re looking for restaurants near Belton House why not venture the three miles down to Grantham and dine in one of the many restaurants near Lincoln city centre? With Go dine’s selection of the best restaurants close to Belton House, you can browse menus, photos and real customer reviews of everything from traditional pub fare to Greek and Moroccan food. Otherwise there is a wider choice of restaurants around Belton House on our regional Lincolnshire pages. There is a good list of places to eat in Lincoln, Scunthorpe and Skegness.
Did you know Belton House featured as Rosings Park in BBC’s 1995 television version of Pride and Prejudice?