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Basildon Park

West Berkshire

Type:Historic House / Palace

Lower Basildon, Reading, Berkshire, RG8 9NR

Tel: +44 0118 984 3040

Basildon Park

About

This beautiful Palladian mansion was built in 1776-83. The interior is notable for its original delicate plasterwork and elegant staircase, as well as the unusual Octagon Room. The house fell on hard times early in the last century but was rescued and restored by Lord and Lady Iliffe, who filled it with fine pictures and furniture. The early-19thC pleasure gardens are currently being restored and there are way-marked trails through the parkland. The property is owned by The National Trust. 

For the very latest opening times and prices please visit the National Trust website.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 02:00
  • Groups Accepted
  • Max group size - 60
  • Min group size - 15
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Special group rates

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Special Offers

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Map & Directions

Road Directions


From M4 jct 12 follow brown National Trust signs through Pangbourne to A329 towards Streatley.

Public Transport Directions


Two miles from Pangbourne station.

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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