Explore the English Country Estate Belton House, overlooked by an idyllic deer park, is frequently characterised as a "perfect country house" and, when you enter it from the front, you'll see why. Its flawless symmetry, charming façade and stunning scenery are pretty much what you conjure up in your mind when you think of a rural mansion like this. The interior decoration is beautifully opulent with exquisite fabrics and furniture, grand family portraits appearing at every turn, and beautiful collections to gaze at, such as the rare books and silverware in the building. After you oohed and aahed at the luxurious life of the Brownlow family who lived there for generations, move downstairs and follow the Below Stairs tour, which shows how the Belton servants lived and operated in the 1900s. A full schedule of special activities takes place during the year, with the intention of educating on the interesting objects that the house has amassed.
What is there to see and do at Belton House?
Designed in the 1680s for Sir John Brownlow, the mansion has all the architectural features of a traditional country house. Within, the wealth of the Belton estate is immediately clear, with large show rooms and outstanding collections of porcelain, silver, paintings and books.