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Basildon Park, Lower Basildon

Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading, Berkshire RG8 9NR View on map

Designed in the 18th century by Carr of York and set in 400 acres of parkland in the Thames Valley. Rich interiors with fine plasterwork. This Georgian Mansion won the hearts of Lord and Lady Iliffe in the 1950's where they create an elegant home. Small flower garden, pleasure ground and woodland walks.


Opening Arrangements

All Year 10am-5pm (unless dusk is earlier). Closed 24th & 25th December. Admission free to National Trust members, with all admission prices including voluntary gift aid donation.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £8.40 Park & Garden. £14 (House and Grounds)
  • Child: £4:20 (Park and Garden) £7.00 (House and Grounds)
  • Other Charges: Family £34.50 (House and Grounds) £21.00 (Grounds only)


Between Pangbourne and Streatley, 7 miles north west of Reading, on west side of A329. Leave M4 at Junction 12, follow A4 to Newbury, then National Trust signs to Pangbourne. From Oxford, take A34 ring road, leave at Henley/Reading junction, then turn right at roundabout for Wallingford bypass, cross river, first left onto A329. Rail: Pangbourne (2½ miles), Goring and Streatley (3 miles). Bus: route 132 Thames Travel from Wallingford to Reading.

Parking Spaces


80 hard standing car parking spaces 120 grass car parking spaces

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes