This once small rural village is now a popular tourist attraction come rain or shine. Home to a diverse and rich culture as well as an abundance of great transport links to London, this town has something to suit all. Stay in one of our hotels in Basildon and you'll enjoy a hearty welcome from the locals, as well as a permanent heritage trail, which runs through the town centre. From enchanting farm parks to an abundance of shopping centres and theatres, this area is ideal for a weekend break with the family.
Book hotels in Basildon
Book one of our Basildon hotels and explore everything this quaint, historic area has to offer, including the buzzing Eastgate Shopping Centre. Situated from 18 minutes from our Basildon Wickford hotel, it is here you’ll be able to enjoy a little retail therapy whilst checking out a variety of the latest fashions. Other nearby attractions include the Wat Tyler Country Park, a picturesque playground suited to all ages and a great place to enjoy a picnic on a sunny day. Located less than five miles from our Basildon hotel, you'll have no excuse not to pay this lush green space a visit and discover an education centre boasting a number of exhibitions, a café and a sculpture trail.
Things to do in Basildon
With so many things to do and see, Basildon really has something to offer the entire family. When you choose one of our Hotels in Basildon, a trip to the Town Gate Theatre is a must, especially if you wish to catch a show. This contemporary, three-tiered theatre boasts a variety of acts including musicals and concerts, as well as an all-day cafe and bar. If you enjoy exploring the great outdoors, Noak Bridge Nature Reserve is an idyllic spot to venture too, it's here you'll discover 20 acres of Pond land, woodland and grassland.