Things to see & do

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What's on...

We've lots going on to keep you entertained. Join one of our Friday walks, treat yourself to an cream tea or join a guided tour of the house.

Making the most of your day

  • The cast of Downton Abbey filmed at Basildon Park, televised Christmas 2013 © Carnival Films & Television Nick Briggs

    Downton Abbey

    Basildon Park starred in ITV's Downton Abbey in 2013. We have a daily Filming house tour at 11:30am.

  • A group enjoy an autumnal walk around Basildon Park © Zaira Puddephatt

    Taking a tour

    We've a number of guided and self-guided tours and walks in the house, garden and parkland.

Build a den in the woods this summer holiday. © National Trust

Build a den in the woods this summer holiday.

50 things to do before you're 11¾

Come and create lasting memories of outdoor fun and games with your kids. We've pointed out some great spots in Basildon Park for you to complete the 50 things to do before you're 11¾ challenge. 

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