Walks at Basildon Park and the surrounding countryside

At Basildon Park, we have four different signposted routes to choose from and a Wild Play Trail to follow, with something to suit everyone. If you're a keen walker, why not venture to Lardon Chase, the Holies and Goring Gap, with stunning views of the Thames Valley. We've put together some trail routes to help you get started.

Frosty winter tree in the Basildon Park estate

Parkland at Basildon Park

Explore over 400 acres of parkland. With plenty of walks and family fun to be had, you'll enjoy celebrating the outdoors here, whatever the season.

Lardon Chase

The meadows and woodlands of Streatley

This is a 3 mile circular walk around the meadows and woodlands that form the backdrop to the village of Streatley on the west side of the Goring Gap in West Berkshire. You will visit one of Britain’s largest areas of rare and endangered chalk grassland as well as some woodland habitats. The walk offers panoramic views towards the Chiltern Hills, the North Wessex Downs and the Oxford Vale, along with glimpses of the River Thames as it passes through the Goring Gap.

Cattle grazing in the autumn colours of the parkland

Autumn colour at Basildon Park 

See the landscape at Basildon Park change colour this autumn on a parkland walk whilst you take the time to be surrounded by changing hues of red, orange and yellow.

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.

Goring Gap from Lardon Chase

Streatley’s Chalk Grasslands and Countryside Trail

This is a 7 mile circular walk around the downland, meadows and woodlands that form the backdrop to the village of Streatley on the west side of the Goring Gap in West Berkshire. You will visit one of Britain’s largest areas of rare and endangered chalk grassland as well as some woodland habitats and some of the unspoiled downland countryside of West Berkshire. The walk offers expansive views towards the Chiltern Hills, the North Wessex Downs and the Oxford Vale, along with glimpses of the River Thames as it passes through the Goring Gap.