Basildon Park

Important notice -

Please note that the garden room within the house will be closed from Fri 13 Oct to Fri 20 Oct whilst the team set up the Re-imagining India exhibition which launches on Sat 21 Oct.

An 18th-century house, a 1950s home

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Things to see and do

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.

Upcoming events

Wildlife walk

Fri 20 Oct 2017
Join us for a wildlife walk around our parkland, leaving from the ticket office at 11am every Friday.

At Home with Art - Treasures of the Ford Collection

Fri 20 Oct 2017
A new exhibition of inspiring artworks in the South Pavilion.

Basildon Park 'dinner at 8' exhibition

Fri 20 Oct 2017
The curtains have been drawn, the crystal chandeliers are sparkling and the table is set ready for guests to arrive. See the house dressed ready for a dinner party, as it would have been when the Iliffe's hosted them.

Reimagining India exhibition

Sat 21 Oct 2017
The Garden room, one of the more intriguing rooms at Basildon Park, is being reinterpreted and re-presented this autumn with an exhibition titled Reimagining India.

Illuminated woodland walk

Sat 28 Oct 2017
As the sun fades see the woodland walk lit up, and enjoy the changing colours of the trees through the seasons from autumn to winter.

Joyeux Noel at Basildon Park

Fri 01 Dec 2017
See Basildon Park dressed for Christmas like it never has been before, celebrating Lady Iliffe's French-Mauritian roots.
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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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Art and collections

Our collections

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