Things to see and do at Basildon Park

Come and discover our 18th-century house and find out about its involvement in Downtown Abbey. If you prefer the outdoors, you'll find extensive gardens and parkland to explore.

The east front of the house at Basildon Park, Berkshire
Visitors in the Octagon Room at Basildon Park

The house 

Explore Basildon Park, a stunning Georgian mansion surrounded by parkland. Once the home of Lord and Lady Iliffe, it played host to many glamourous parties in the 1950s.

Downton cast at Basildon Park 2014

Our Downtown Abbey experience 

We're delighted to have been used as one of the backdrops for ITV's period drama hit. Come along to one of our filming tours and experience Downton Abbey at Basildon Park for yourself.

Rear of Basildon Park in the evening sun viewed from the Rose Garden

The garden 

With an impressive restoration story of their own, find out what the gardens of Basildon Park have been through to be where they are today.

Family starting the parkland walks at Basildon Park

The parkland 

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.