Due to the current Covid-19 situation, many events locally have been cancelled in line with Government guidelines. What is listed here are options for distractions and diversions during this uncertain time. While we still can, let’s get out and enjoy the benefits getting out and about bring whilst being respectful and supportive of each other. We are all in this together, and together we will come out of this dark time.  For absolute guarantees of the latest information please check with the individual business’ websites. Thank you.

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THE CASTLE

Choose from a guided tour of the state rooms with one of our knowledgeable Belvoir guides, or discover the wonders of Belvoir Castle for yourself on a free flow visit.

  • Guided Castle tours start at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.00pm and last 1-1½ hours. Tours do not need to be pre-booked, guides will be waiting at the time slots for visitors in the Pre-Guard Room.
  • Free flow admission – anytime between 11.00am – 4.00pm, with our friendly Castle Guides on hand to answer your questions throughout your visit.

Please note that the last admission to the Castle is at 4.00pm, the Castle doors close at 5.00pm, and the Ticket Office gate is locked at 5.30pm.

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Admission into the Castle is free for wheelchair users (ground floor only).

You’ll find WCs for disabled visitors in the Castle and Ticket Office car park. It takes around 15 minutes to walk up to the Castle from the Ticket Office, and it’s quite a steep hill. For the less mobile, there is limited parking up at the Castle – ask at the Ticket Office for a parking pass.

Due to the various terrains around the Castle, gardens and woodlands, we recommend flat sensible shoes with grips. Tickets purchased can be used on any day the Castle is open.  Why not pop in to the Engine Yard afterwards to browse the lovely shops and have some refreshments in the Fuel Tank restaurant.

Save money with an advance purchase ticket.

This year’s Belvoir Castle admission prices
AdultsChildren(4-16)Childrenaged 3 and underFamily(2 adults and 3 children)
Guided Castle tour and garden entry£20£10FREE£54
Free flow Castle visit and garden entry£18£9FREE£50
Garden entry only£12£7FREE£34
Private quarters escorted tour, guided Castle tour and garden entry£45

 

 

More attractions in the Vale of Belvoir

Open to all, this sportive is for the lads as well as the lasses. There is a choice of 3 NEW circular road routes from Hose village hall: 40, 60, and 100 miles). There’s a new village hall cake station!
Please note that we will continue to heed government and British Cycling advice and offer full refunds up to a week before the event.
Refunds beyond this point will be at our discretion.
**What’s included?**
* Well researched and sign-posted routes.
* Our well-stocked ‘Piece of Cake’ feed-stations (for riders only please!) offering scrummy homemade cakes, other refreshments and drinks.
* A goody bag and optional massage (if allowable).
* Finishers medal for the first 300 to register
* Mechanical and medical support.

Wednesday 23 September 2020 | 10:00 to 13:00 | £90
2 places left *** Italian Cooking *** 2 places left

 

Our tutor will guide you in utilising the wonderful flavours of Italy. The day’s recipes may include:

·         Rosemary Focaccia

·         Pasta dough

·         Pollo Senese: chicken breasts stuffed with pecorino cheese wrapped in ham and cooked in white wine

·         Patate arrosto al limone con aglio e rosmarino: Lemon roast potatoes with garlic and rosemary

·         Caponata: Sicilian sweet and sour aubergine, tomato and celery

·         Torta Caprese con crema di Amaretto: Chocolate and almond cake from Capri with Amaretto cream

All courses can be suitable for vegetarians.

£90

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THE CASTLE

Choose from a guided tour of the state rooms with one of our knowledgeable Belvoir guides, or discover the wonders of Belvoir Castle for yourself on a free flow visit.

  • Guided Castle tours start at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.00pm and last 1-1½ hours. Tours do not need to be pre-booked, guides will be waiting at the time slots for visitors in the Pre-Guard Room.
  • Free flow admission – anytime between 11.00am – 4.00pm, with our friendly Castle Guides on hand to answer your questions throughout your visit.

Please note that the last admission to the Castle is at 4.00pm, the Castle doors close at 5.00pm, and the Ticket Office gate is locked at 5.30pm.

x

Admission into the Castle is free for wheelchair users (ground floor only).

You’ll find WCs for disabled visitors in the Castle and Ticket Office car park. It takes around 15 minutes to walk up to the Castle from the Ticket Office, and it’s quite a steep hill. For the less mobile, there is limited parking up at the Castle – ask at the Ticket Office for a parking pass.

Due to the various terrains around the Castle, gardens and woodlands, we recommend flat sensible shoes with grips. Tickets purchased can be used on any day the Castle is open.  Why not pop in to the Engine Yard afterwards to browse the lovely shops and have some refreshments in the Fuel Tank restaurant.

Save money with an advance purchase ticket.

This year’s Belvoir Castle admission prices
AdultsChildren(4-16)Childrenaged 3 and underFamily(2 adults and 3 children)
Guided Castle tour and garden entry£20£10FREE£54
Free flow Castle visit and garden entry£18£9FREE£50
Garden entry only£12£7FREE£34
Private quarters escorted tour, guided Castle tour and garden entry£45

 

 

More attractions in the Vale of Belvoir

The Vale of Belvoir is a vibrant and lively area with a wealth of events ranging from brilliantly organised sporting events to food fayres and long-established music festivals. We spend a lot of time searching for events in Melton Mowbray and the surrounding villages and receive many contributions from the community and event organisers. If you have an event in Melton Mowbray or the surrounding area that you know about or are involved in running, please let us know and we’ll include it. There’s no charge for this and we are happy to support local events.

Please contact us if you would like to include anything on the events page.

As well as the events happening in Newark, Melton & Grantham, the busier towns of Nottingham, Leicester and Derby are also within an easy drive. Check our Facebook & Twitter pages for the very latest news.

Make sure you also check out the list of the area’s main attractions listed here. From beautiful National Trust properties to the thrill of skydiving centres, there really is something for everyone. There’s also a wealth of great quality local accommodation if you’re planning a longer stay.