Basildon Park

An estate saved from almost certain demolition and lovingly revived

Upcoming events

Wild play trail at Basildon Park

Thu 16 Aug 2018
This summer holidays we’re launching something brand new at Basildon Park. The Wild Play Trail takes in some of the best views of the parkland, while engaging the little ones with the nature that surrounds them.

At Home with Art - Treasures of the Ford Collection

Thu 16 Aug 2018
A new exhibition of inspiring artworks in the South Pavilion.

'A history through 10 objects' at Basildon Park

Thu 16 Aug 2018
Follow the trail around the house to discover 10 prime objects located around the house.

Big Bug Hunt in the house

Thu 16 Aug 2018
Help us hunt for pests around the house that are trying to destroy the collection, and collect all the top score cards.

Friday walks at Basildon Park

Fri 17 Aug 2018
Find out more about the parkland that surrounds Basildon Park mansion from our knowledgaeable team of volunteers and rangers a they take you on a guided walk of the park.

Parkland run at Basildon Park

Tue 21 Aug 2018
Put your running shoes on every Tuesday to join our volunteers on a run around the park and woodland trails.
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Eating and shopping

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Group visits at Basildon Park

Plan your group visit 

From exploring the garden to discovering the house, all followed by a cream tea, make the most of your group visit to Basildon Park, a stunning Georgian mansion set in over 400 acres of parkland.

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Get involved

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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