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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Basildon?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 159 vacation rentals near Basildon. From 87 flats & apartments to 66 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Basildon for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Basildon:

  • Greenwich: 6,130 vacation rentals
  • London Borough of Bromley: 75 vacation rentals
  • Redbridge: 73 vacation rentals
  • Havering: 41 vacation rentals
  • Thames: 20 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Basildon?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Basildon. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Basildon Pitsea Station: 457 vacation rentals
  • Basildon Laindon Station: 793 vacation rentals
  • Basildon Station: 568 vacation rentals
  • Festival Leisure Park: 499 vacation rentals
  • Wat Tyler Park: 481 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Flats in Basildon?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 87 Flats in Basildon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Basildon include:

  • Houses: 66 rentals available
  • Cabins: 9 rentals available
  • Studios: 89 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Basildon?

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