Events

Bluebell watch

You know that spring is really here once the bluebells make an appearance © National Trust/Marina Rule

You know that spring is really here once the bluebells make an appearance

End April - mid May, 10am - 5pm  

The bluebells at Basildon Park are starting to make an appearance. Our warden says they will be out properly by the weekend of 25/26 April. Ask our friendly ticket office staff for the best places to spot them on your visit.

  • Free event, normal admission applies
  • No booking required
  • Suitable for all ages

 

 

Around the world

View across the parkland to the west front at Basildon Park, built 1776-83 © Rupert Truman

View across the parkland to the west front at Basildon Park, built 1776-83

7 - 20 April, 10am - 4pm

Follow our self-led garden trail as you find out about Lord and Lady Iliffe's travels and their other homes all over the world.

  • Trail £2, normal admission applies
  • No booking required
  • Suitable for all ages

 

The Great Ball Run

Explore our brand new ball runs © Basildon Park

Explore our brand new ball runs

16 May - 8 July, 10am - 4pm

It's back! A series of handmade ball challenges dotted around the gardens.

  • £3 per ball run kit
  • No booking required
  • Suitable for all ages

Big Camp 2015

Camp in a unique and beautiful spot outside our Georgian mansion © NTPL/John Millar

Camp in a unique and beautiful spot outside our Georgian mansion

18 – 19th July 2015

Come and join us for the Big Camp at Basildon Park. This is your one chance a year to camp outside our Georgian mansion looking out over the parkland.

  • Adult £35, Child £20, Family £95 (to book call 0844 249 1895)
  • No booking required
  • Suitable for all ages

Nature walks

Explore our parkland with one of our wildlife volunteers © NTPL/NTPL/John Millar

Explore our parkland with one of our wildlife volunteers

Every Friday until 26 Dec, 11am

Join our wildlife volunteers for a guided nature walk around our parkland.

  • Free event, normal admission applies
  • No booking required
  • Suitable for all ages

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