For a weekend trip to Basildon, start by visiting Basildon Town Center and stroll through its shopping mall. Then take a stroll through the nearby parks: Pipps Hill Park and Mayflower Park. Also, visit the Festival Leisure Park, known as "Bas Vegas," where there are a large number of restaurants and movie theatres. For a culture break, don't miss Towngate Theatre where you can choose from theater, live entertainment and comedy.
A week is the perfect amount of time to explore Basildon Town Center, the Festival Leisure Park and to go to Towngate Theatre. Continue exploring Basildon as you stroll through the two local markets: Basildon and Pitsea. For sports fans, don't miss Gloucester Park where you'll find a swimming pool, fitness center and climbing walls. The park also hosts annual art and music festivals. Explore the region by booking a room in a Campanile hotel in Dartford.
Planning a family stay in Basildon? Visit Wat Tyler Country Park which has a wide range of attractions. There you'll find a miniature railway! The spot is ideal for a walk in the forest and you can get in some birdwatching. There’s a large play area for the children. And don't miss one of the city's swimming pools, in Gloucester Park or in Pitsea or Wickford. In the evening, enjoy the comfort of your Campanile hotel.