Belvoir, meaning beautiful view in French, dates back to Norman times. The English pronunciation 'Beaver' was built up over many centuries through the inability of Anglo-Saxons to master the French tongue.
Belvoir Castle stands high on a hill overlooking 16,000 acres of woodland and farmland. Visitors from all over the world are welcomed here to events in the park, weddings, our world famous pheasant and partridge Belvoir Shoot, tours of the Castle and its art collection and our recently renovated gardens http://www.belvoircastle.com/
Belvoir, meaning beautiful view in French, dates back to Norman times. Belvoir has been the ancestral home of the Manners family for five hundred years and is currently the family home of the 11th Duke and Duchess and their five children. The Old Kitchen and Bakery fuel the imagination of 'below the stairs' life in 1825, while the School Room and Nursery allow you to experience games from Regency times.