Bateman's - National Trust

Bateman's - National Trust
East Sussex
TN19 7DS




01435 882 302


01435 882 811

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The west front and oast house at Bateman's, East Sussex.
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Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling:
* Left just as he left it, reflecting the author's exotic oriental tastes
* Original illustrations for The Jungle Book, drawn by Detmold brothers
* Delightful gardens run down to the River Dudwell and a working water mill
* Kipling's 1928 Phantom 1 Rolls-Royce
* Dog creche

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home, Architecture centre, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

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Admission charges

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Collection details


Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Lest We Forget

  • 7 November 2014 10:30am-12pm

A moving talk covering the events of World War One interwoven with the works of Vera Brittain, Rupert Brooke, Wilfred Owen and others. Q and A included. Followed by a two course lunch.

Suitable for

  • 18+


£25.00 per person.


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My Boy Jack

  • 11 November 2014 10:30am-12pm

Most families in Britain were touched by the First World War but few could have felt it more keenly than Rudyard Kipling. Join John Walker as he shares the story that tormented Kipling for the rest of his life. Q and A included. Followed by a two course lunch.

Suitable for

  • 18+


£25.00 per person.