1 Week In Basildon

So you've got a week in Basildon - that's great news. Let's see how you can best use your time while you're here.

What Should I Do For One Week In Basildon?

If you have 7 days to spend in Basildon, there are plenty of things to see and do. Here are some suggestions:

  • Visit Wat Tyler Country Park: Spend a day exploring the park's 125 acres of marshes, meadows, and woodlands. There's a discovery centre, adventure play area, and farm animals to see. Time needed: 3-4 hours.
  • Take a walk in the Gloucester Park: The park has a lake, bandstand, and a children's playground. There is also a cafe on site. Time needed: 1-2 hours.
  • Go Shopping in Eastgate shopping centre: With more than 100 shops under one roof, you'll be spoilt for choice. Time needed: 3-4 hours.
  • Visit Barleylands Farm Park: Meet some farm animals, see birds of prey, and take a tractor ride. Time needed: 3-4 hours.
  • Explore the Festival Leisure Park: With a cinema, bowling, golf, an arcade, and a range of restaurants, you'll find something for everyone. Time needed: 3-4 hours.
  • Discover the history of the town in the town centre: Basildon's town centre is home to a number of fascinating buildings with historic significance. Time needed: 2-3 hours.
  • Take a trip to Southend-on-Sea: The seaside town of Southend-on-Sea is just a short distance from Basildon and is perfect for a day out. There's a long pier, beach, and a variety of attractions. Time needed: Full day.

As for places to stay, there are a variety of options available from budget to luxury. Some top suggestions include:

  • Premier Inn Basildon (East Mayne)
  • Holiday Inn Basildon
  • Travelodge Basildon
  • Brentwood Guest House

No matter what your interests are, you won't run out of things to do in Basildon!

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