Basildon Park

Important notice -

The grounds, shop and kiosk are open. The mansion will reopen on 17 May, and is closed on Wednesdays. On weekdays you don’t need to pre-book your visit. At busier times, like weekends and school holidays, booking is recommended to guarantee entry.

An estate saved from almost certain demolition and lovingly revived

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Please book ahead before visiting 

The parkland, garden, kiosk, shop and some toilets at Basildon Park are open. We've introduced advanced booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Basildon Park (10 May - 16 May)

Sat 15 May 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Basildon Park.

Timed entry to Basildon Park (17 May - 23 May)

Mon 17 May 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Basildon Park.
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Things to see and do

Dog walking on a lead

Dog walking at Basildon Park 

Dogs on leads are welcome in the garden and parkland at Basildon Park all year round from 10am until 5pm, or dusk if earlier. Please help us by keeping your dog on a lead and picking up after it.

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Eating and shopping

Woman holding takeaway hot drink

Feeling peckish?

Our tea-room kiosk is open for takeaway only. We’ve introduced new safety measures including a one way system, screens at our till and collection points. We’ll also only be accepting card payment. We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone.

A selection of garden accessories featuring the new spring print.

Stop off at our shop

Our shop is now open, with beautiful homeware, books, garden accessories and much more to browse. For the safety of staff and visitors we've introduced social distancing measures and changes to payment, which will be via card only. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Basildon Park for everyone, for ever.

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Our work

Steps in the portico at Basildon Park

New renewable energy system at Basildon Park 

A brand new renewable source of heating is being installed at Basildon Park, which will replace the current oil heating systems. Find out where this is happening and why it is important.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Basildon Park on the National Trust Collections website