Graeme Watts, the Head Gardener at Belmont, will host a tour around our beautiful gardens. The tour will commence with coffee and an introduction in the Tearoom and is expected to last 2 hours.
Garden Tour with the Head Gardener: £8 Adult/£6 Concession.
Upcoming tour: Tuesday 21st May 2013, starting at 11.00am
We looking forward to welcoming you to Belmont
Thank you to all the those involved and to all the visitors that came.
We look forward to welcoming you all to the Country Fair on Sunday 15th September.
For a full list of events please visit the events section on our website
Join us at The Belmont May Fair on Sunday 5th & Monday 6th May, this year we have lots to see and do!
In the Arts and Crafts Marquee will be stall holders selling handmade silver jewellery, ceramics, shabby chic home accessories, homemade soaps and lotions, wooden toys, handbags, scarves, furntiure, paintings, cushions, textiles, wooden bowls and much more.
Outside the Marquee we have stall holders selling plants, herbs, kentish cobnuts and more.
There will also be food stalls including Game, crispy duck pancakes, curries, home-made fudge and more tempting delights.
There is "Have a go" archery for the children, there will be stationary steam engines and live music.
The Belmont Tea Tent will be open for refreshments, home-made cakes and tray bakes from 11am.
The Carpenter's Arms from Eastling will provide a bar.
Archers will be shooting four dozen arrows at 50yds and two dozen arrows at 40yds in the morning and repeated in the afternoon, traditional within the society the archer with the most hits at the end of the day will be the winner.
HPS Kent Group Plant Fair Admission £5.00 HPS Members £4.50
We look forward to welcoming you
Cream teas will be on sale - the House will also be open for House Tours (admission prices as normal)
Easter Hunt this Easter Sunday - 1.30pm til 3.00pm - entries £5 adults £2.50 children
Also this Easter Sunday - Belmont House is open for tours, normal house admission applies - tours at 2.15pm, 2.45pm and 3.30pm
Easter Monday - the House is open for tours and the gardens are open too - we look forward to welcoming you
Wishing all our visitors in 2013 a very Happy Year - we look forward to welcoming you around our gardens - £5 pp opening times 9 til 3.30.
The House will open again for tours at Easter.
The House opens again to visitors in April 2013 but you are welcome to visit our gardens throughout the year during daylight - Garden tickets cost £5 pp
Don't you just love todays date 12.12.12
Come and make a special festive wreath using foliage from the gardens of Belmont
Materials are provided in the cost of your workshop as well as tea, coffee and homemade mince pies. A relaxed, fun and friendly atmosphere!
No previous experience required. You will be amazed with what you can achieve.
Spaces are limited so book your place now! Please call 01795 890202
There will be loads to do and see - for further details please look under the events section.
Please note the house on the day of the country fair will be closed.
Thank you to all those who braved the weather - it was a wonderful evening
Pond dipping and marshmallows around the campfire being favourites - if you would like to arrange an educational visit to Belmont please do not hesitate to get in touch 01795 890202
Tickets available from the Hazlitt Box office 01622 758611
Opening Times this Easter Weekend
Good Friday - Gardens Open, House Closed, self - service tearoom
Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday Guided House Tours from 2.15, Gardens Open from 10am
We look forward to seeing you
Jonathan Betts, our clocks curator, spoke eloquently with others about the Measurement of Time, on Melvin Bragg's Radio 4 programme 'In our Time' last week
This photo was taken after the recording (from right to left : Jonathan Betts, Kristen Lippincott, Jim Bennet & Melvin Bragg) - the link is http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01dvw6t
The Guided House tours will be up and running again as of Sunday 1st April 2012
House Tours are on Saturday and Sunday afternoons : 2:15, 2:24 and 3:30pm - why not stroll around the beautiful gardens (open from 10am), take a tour of this unique family home and then end your afternoon with a scrumptious cream tea - we look forward to welcoming you soon
The House will soon be opening its doors again for House Tours - Sunday 1st April is our first day open again - in the meantime you are welcome to visit our gardens Garden tickets £5pp (adult)
We look forward to welcoming you to Belmont in 2012
Hard at work making Christmas wreath decorations at last weeks workshop
The Christmas wreaths look splendid and the homemade minced pies were delicious too
Merry Christmas everyone!
The gardens remain open from Dawn to Dusk for visitors -
you are welcome to stroll around the walled garden, arboretum
and kitchen garden Tickets Adult £5/head, Child £2.50/head and
The Autumn colours are looking wonderful and our pumpkins are getting ready for Halloween!
The house closes on Friday for its winter deep clean - Sue, Dee and Jenny
will be busy over the next six months giving the house its well earned
thorough deep clean -
the gardens are still open - so why not pop along
for a leisurely walk around the kitchen
garden - the hops are looking splendid.
We really enjoyed welcoming everyone on Sunday to a what proved to be a great day out in the park and gardens at Belmont.
'Mystery in Stone' are currently on display in the gardens at Belmont this Summer - these 35 hand carved sculptures by Shona artists from Zimbabwe are themed on family, joy, sorrow and rites of passage. Entry is included within the ticket price for the Gardens at Belmont.
Workshops in stone carving are also being held - so come along and find out if you have a hidden talent!
Unfortunately the snow in December managed to do its best to hamper our annual 'deep clean' - but hopefully we are now on track to get the house back into its immaculate state in readiness for the tours starting in April - we look forward to welcoming you.