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Basildon Park

The mansion will be closed 25th October until 16th November 2021, visit website for up to date information. 

Beautiful 18th century Palladian mansion near Pangbourne nestled in 400 acres of rolling parkland. 

Lord and Lady Iliffe brought the house back to life in the 1950s when they restored the elegant interiors and made it their home.  Hear the grand piano being played in the hall and smell delicious treats being whipped up in the 50s kitchen. The house has starred in Downton Abbey and the 2005 film adaptation of Pride & Prejudice. 

Childrens' trails and activities run throughout the year including a busy summer holiday programme. 

To see opening hours and admission prices visit our website.  National Trust members free.

Who to contact

01491 672382

Where to go

Basildon Park
National Trust
Basildon Park
Lower Basildon

For Sat Nav devices use RG8 9NU

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open every day 10am-4pm

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