Destination guide

The friendly city of Basildon awaits you

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Basildon. This welcoming city is known for its lake, bars and football games. South Park and Lakeside Shopping Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Basildon

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Basildon a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southend Pier (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Festival Leisure Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Pegasus Country Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Stock Brook Country Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Hadleigh Farm (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Belfairs Public Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Basildon

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Basildon is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • South Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Wat Tyler Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Norsey Woods (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Belfairs Woods (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Hockley Woods (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Upminster Windmill (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Basildon

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 10.3 mi (16.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into London (LCY-London City), which is 18.2 mi (29.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Basildon Station, Basildon Laindon Station and Basildon Pitsea Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Basildon?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 147 holiday lettings near Basildon. From 54 Houses to 76 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Basildon for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Basildon?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Basildon:

  • London Borough of Bromley: 63 holiday homes
  • Royal Borough of Greenwich: 7,400 holiday homes
  • Brooklands: 24 holiday homes
  • Westcliff-on-Sea: 17 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Redbridge: 65 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Basildon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Basildon. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Basildon Laindon Station: 740 holiday lettings
  • Basildon Pitsea Station: 403 holiday lettings
  • Festival Leisure Park: 459 holiday lettings
  • Basildon Station: 521 holiday lettings
  • Wat Tyler Park: 417 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Basildon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Basildon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 54 Houses in Basildon. Our other popular types of Basildon holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 76 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Basildon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Basildon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.