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We parked at Basing House, paid for our ticket and picked up a 7 mile walk. We walked first, but maybe should have done the house first to better place it in the countryside during the walk. The walk leaflet took some interpretation, but was...More
Our visit to Basing House was a pleasant surprise because we did not know much about it beforehand. It is not well advertised and this is to its detriment because it is excellent but was very quiet when we were there.
We parked for free...More
-Interesting to learn about the history
-Nice trip for a little walk
With those points said, I must say, personally I found it underwhelming. Was quite cool to see the ruins, the garden etc. but not really mesmerising or captivating like...More
Basing house is a ruin and actually doesn't have much to see in the way of an old house. However, we had a lovely day there. They have made a big effort to bring the place alive and the notice board informed us of just...More
We're glad we visited Basing House we'd come from Belgium to visit the area - but frankly we wouldn't recommend it to our friends yet. We were lucky to have very fine weather.
Mind, there is absolutely nothing wrong with the site. Whereas the National...More
The weather was changeable during our visit today and little damp underfoot. Glad we made the effort to go as it was quiet and the staff couldn't have made us feel more welcome. Hannah gave us a quick run down of the history of the...More
We went to see the re-enactment great day out for all the family and worth the money. there is a lot to see, also went on another day just to have a look around again a great day out plenty to see and do for...More
Had a great time walking here and checking out the grounds, river and other natural sights. Inside was good and the history is amazing, better that we had people with us that told us more on top of the signs around the venue. walking into...More
'Basing House' is the ruin of a once great 'House' in the fortified castle sense of the word and a chance to see how an old farm worked.
Altho' the house itself is now a ruin, with only the cellars, some ground floor walls, kitchens,...More