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The Belvoir Bistro

The Belvoir Bistro is now open at the Engine Yard Retail Village, 7 days a week. Enjoy a hearty menu, light lunches or just a slice of cake and delicious coffee.

Belvoir Farm Shop

NOW OPEN! Offering a delightful array of fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, butchers, confectionery and much more!





Welcome to

Belvoir Castle


What’s On

Belvoir Castle is open 7 days a week. Book online in advance and receive a 10% discount.

The Belvoir Bistro, Vale View Cafe and the Engine Yard is open to the public 7 days a week.

Getting here

Parking for Belvoir Castle:

Follow postcode to NG32 1PA. For our visitor car parking for Castle gardens entrance and The Engine Yard Retail Village. For more questions please visit our FAQ page below.

General Admission Tickets

Daffodils at Belvoir Castle

 Castle Entrance

OPEN 10-5pm (Last entry 3.30pm) 

Garden and Playground Entrance

OPEN 9-5pm (Last entry 4pm)

Upcoming Events

1940s weekend

Napoleonic Weekend

25th August – 26th August

Experience the thrill of the Regency era and the Napoleonic Battles of 1803-1815 at Belvoir Castle! This action-packed family weekend features living history acts, epic battle sequences, and live weapons demonstrations.

Watch history come alive with daring duels, heroic soldiers, and the roar of cannon fire. 


Upcoming Events


Flower and Garden Show

31st August – 1st September

Nestled in the stunning grounds of Belvoir Castle, our event promises a delightful experience for garden enthusiasts, families, and anyone looking to enjoy a beautiful day out. Highlights include exquisite Show Borders by top garden designers, exclusive guided tours of Belvoir’s Capability Brown parkland and vineyard, expert advice from the Head Gardener, delicious food and drink from castle eateries, and insightful talks by renowned horticultural experts David Domoney and Jonathan Moseley.


Guided Tours

Where history comes alive through our guided tours. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the castle nestled in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside.

Guided Tour Timings

11:00 Daily (Maximum of 20 Guests)

13:30 Daily (Maximum of 20 Guests)

Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes

Gardens & Lakes

Meander through our beautifully established formal gardens and parkland on a variety of walks and trails…

Engine Yard

Belvoir Castle’s unique retail village, restored from old estate buildings, now a centre of excellence for local food, drink, artisan shopping.

Castle History

Belvoir Castle’s history dates back to the eleventh century. It is the ancestral home of the Duke of Rutland, where the family have lived in an unbroken line for almost a thousand years.

On Screen

Belvoir Castle on screen as Windsor castle in season 3 of The Crown


Come and Volunteer at Belvoir and enjoy being part of our lovely team.  An opportunity to share and learn new skills and be part of a diverse Estate.