Marble Surface

2014

Belton House

Belton House is a National Trust property near Grantham in Lincolnshire. The mansion is surrounded by formal gardens and a series of avenues leading to follies within a larger wooded park. The house has been described as the most complete example of a typical country house.

It was a hot sultry day and the light was a bit flat around lunchtime. The orangery was cool inside though and most of us spent time in there admiring the exotic plants and the plentiful variety of colours and scents. It is probably the most visited site on the estate.

There are two lakes at the furthest end of the grounds and the boathouse offered us a few photo opportunities.

The house was itself open after 12:00, even though that is not immediately apparent if you look up the website for a particular day.

In all, it had much to offer, certainly more than on our previous outing to Charlecote Park.

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House And Garden
House And Garden

Annie Ford

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Church Door
Church Door

Annie Ford

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Head
Head

Annie Ford

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Ivy Statue
Ivy Statue

Annie Ford

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Stairs
Stairs

Annie Ford

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Tomb
Tomb

Annie Ford

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Bryan Durrant

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Bryan Durrant

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Bryan Durrant

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Bryan Durrant

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Bryan Durrant

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Bryan Durrant

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Bryan Durrant

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Bryan Durrant

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Dereck Lewis

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Dereck Lewis

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Dereck Lewis

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Malcolm Rea

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Malcolm Rea

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Malcolm Rea

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Malcolm Rea

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Malcolm Rea

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Getting Down
Getting Down

May Beck

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In The Maze
In The Maze

May Beck

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In The Orangery
In The Orangery

May Beck

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Looking Across The Lake
Looking Across The Lake

May Beck

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On The Curve
On The Curve

May Beck

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The House And Gardens
The House And Gardens

May Beck

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