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Guided woodland walks at Basildon Park

Embark on a captivating journey through the enchanting woodlands and sprawling estate of Basildon Park with our volunteer-led estate walk.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

This immersive experience is designed to unveil the hidden treasures of nature, providing a unique insight into the estate's rich history and seasonal wonders. As the walk kicks off in the heart of spring, the woodlands come alive with vibrant displays and budding life. Our knowledgeable volunteers will lead you on a leisurely hour-long exploration, highlighting the seasonal delights that make Basildon Park a true natural gem. Learn about the diverse flora and fauna that call this estate home, from ancient trees to delicate wildflowers. Delve into the ecological significance of this National Trust property while relishing the stunning vistas that change with the seasons. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, history buff, or simply seeking a refreshing Friday morning escape, Basildon Park's guided walk promises a fantastic experience, inviting you to savour the beauty and tranquillity of the woodlands in the embrace of spring.



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

No booking needed but spaces will be limited to 15 people per walk.

Meeting point

This is a first come, first serve experience and as such is not available to pre-book. Please speak to a member of the Visitor Reception team on the day to be allocated a spot.

What to bring and wear

It is important to note that some areas on the walk may have cattle grazing and some paths are uneven and can also be muddy depending on the weather conditions.


The walk lasts approximately 1 hour, will start in the Stable Yard next to Visitor Reception and finish outside of the mansion. Walks are subject to volunteer availability.

Contact info

Basildon Park estate office

Upcoming events


Heritage Open Days at Basildon Park, 6 to 15 September 

Enjoy free entry to Basildon Park on select days.

Event summary

6 Sep to 15 Sep 2024
10:00 to 17:00
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