The house features in the popular period TV drama, Downton Abbey. The interiors are used as the Crawley family’s London residence, Grantham House. Guided house tours, with details about the filming, run every day at 11.30am.
Useful information: Moor outside Beale Park. Basildon House is located 0.8 miles from the river behind Beale Park. Walk through the Beale Park’s car park, over a bridge that crosses a train line, continuing along the main road until you reach the entrance to Basildon Park on your left. Open every day (except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Times can vary. c.£13 ad / £7ch.