A Family Day Out to Remember!

Castle, Garden and Playground

Experience an unforgettable family day out exploring the state rooms and breath-taking gardens, while the kids have a blast in the adventure playground. The gardens welcome visitors from 9:30 am, and the castle doors open at 10am. Ensure you make the most of your visit with last entry at 3:30pm, and the site closes at 5pm. While dogs are permitted in the grounds, they are strictly prohibited in the playground and castle.

Great news for families with young children—those under 3 get in for free! To learn more about ticket terms and conditions, please visit here. Free entry is applicable to Friends of Belvoir, Historic Houses members, and RHS members (for the garden only). Please note car parking charges may apply. All tickets include access to the Adventure Playground.

Belvoir Castle is the home of afternoon tea, so why not make your visit extra special and explore our food and drink offerings below.


Aviary Tearoom

Our beautiful Regency-style Tearoom, ‘The Aviary’ boasts delicious lunches and scrumptious sweet delights paired with the perfect pot of tea! Open daily when the castle is open. If you would like to book in advance email us now. 

Afternoon Tea menu coming soon…

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea originated at Belvoir Castle, so we can’t think of a better place to indulge in the quintessential treat! With homemade scones, finger sandwiches and delicate sweet fancies. You can also pair it with a glass of fizz for an extra treat.

Afternoon Tea menu coming soon…

Book your visit

Entry to our Adventure Playground is included in all ticket options online and Friends of Belvoir passes, our open days can be found here.

Garden & Playground Entry Tickets

Adult: £10
Child (4-16): £6
(2 Adult & 3 Child): £32

After exploring the exciting zones, reaching new heights and making new friends at our Adventure Playground, you won't want the fun to end!

With our Garden Entry tickets, it doesn’t have to - grab your exploring hat and venture into our vast gardens to discover the amazing plants and wildlife inside.

Castle, Garden & Playground Tickets

Adult: From £26
Child (4-16): £12
(2 Adult & 3 Child): From £72

Once you’ve explored the miniature Castle structure in our Adventure Playground, why not also experience the real thing afterwards?

Explore both the Castle and Garden's during your visit and make it a family day out to remember!

Friends of Belvoir Annual Passes

 Our Friends of Belvoir passes include: 

  • Unlimited access to the gardens and play area on all our selected open days.
  • Friends of Belvoir Castle Gardens can enjoy 10% of Belvoir Estate accommodation. 
  • Free parking for one vehicle in the main ticket office car park.
  • 10% off purchases with your membership card at Vale View cafe. 

 Only one entry per family ticket is permitted to special events.


Tickets can also be purchased from The Ticket Office on arrival,
however availability may vary based on our maximum capacity of visitors.


Belvoir Apricot Howard Room

Take in the beautiful State Rooms

Walk around the Castle, and marvel at the opulent State Rooms. From the Ballroom to the State Dining Room, feel like royalty as you journey through beautifully designed rooms with Regency-style décor that transports you to a different era.

Explore the Formal Gardens and woodlands

With over 16,000 acres to discover, you are guaranteed to appreciate the beauty of the gardens. Walk through the Japanese Woodland and the Duchess Garden. 

A set of landscaping plans were drawn up in 1780 by Capability Brown, and they were discovered in the Castle archives in 2013. These plans have now been completed, and thanks to the current Duchess of Rutland, you can enjoy the picturesque landscape that Capability Brown planned for Belvoir Castle. 

Click here to find out more about the exquisite Castle gardens and lakes.

Book Tickets
Adventure Playground

Adventure Playground

Inspired by the distinguished architecture of the Castle itself, the Adventure Playground at Belvoir Castle is perfect for children of all ages. The giant timber castle, ship and towers are perfect for fantasy-filled adventures! With multiple levels and areas to explore, your little ones will love exploring all that the Adventure Playground at Belvoir Castle has to offer, especially the secret climbing wall and zip wire! Entry is included with your Castle & Garden Entry Tickets.

Click here to find out more about the Adventure Playground at Belvoir Castle. 

Everything you need to know


Parking is available at the Main Castle Car Park (Long Stay), the cost is £1.20 per hour and £6 all day. Please pay on arrival. 

Group bookings

If you are a tour operator or would like to share the fun as a group, please contact [email protected] to receive a discount.


Please visit our FAQ page for more information.

Extend Your Stay at The Engine Yard

After a day of adventures, it’s time for some retail therapy at The Engine Yard. From fashion to chocolate, you’ll find independent goodies for the whole family. Enjoy tasty wood-fired pizzas at the Fuel Tank Kitchen, and sip quirky cocktails at the Balloon Bar – there is plenty of fun to be had at The Engine Yard Retail Village.

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