Basildon Park

Classical 18thC house by John Carr of York, with an unusual octagon room, fine plasterwork and the decorative Shell Room. Situated in 400 acres of parkland and woodland.

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  • Wednesday: Medium-level cloud, 10° C
  • Thursday: Heavy Rain, 11° C

Events over the next 6 Months

Half-term trail: Minibeasts, 26th October 2019, 11:00 to 17:00
Pick up a trail leaflet from Visitor Reception and search the parkland for creepy crawlies to win a prize.


Wreath making at Basildon Park, 20th November 2019, 10:00 to 13:00
Join expert florist Jane and learn how to make a wreath to adorn your door, with mince pies and hot drinks.


Decadence: Christmas at Basildon Park, 23rd November 2019, 11:00 to 15:15
Witness Basildon Park dripping in opulent Christmas décor and feel the glow of thousands of tree lights as we do Christmas the Victorian way.


Candlelight tours of Basildon Park, 29th November 2019, 18:00 to 20:00
Take a private tour of the house and see hundreds of candles and tree lights glittering. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served.


Christmas Lunches at Basildon Park, 2nd December 2019, 12:00 to 13:30
Bring your family and friends along and enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner.


Winter Walks, 1st January 2020, 10:00 to 16:00
Walk through the crisp winter woodland followed by a warming cup of hot chocolate in the tea-room.