Bateman's - National Trust

Bateman's - National Trust
East Sussex
TN19 7DS




01435 882 302


01435 882 811

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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

27 March-31 October
Mon-Wed Sat-Sun 1100-1630
1 November-26 March Closed

Admission charges

Latest admission prices available on website


  • National Trust

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.
Bluebell flowers

Bluebell and Wildflower Walk

  • 26 April 2014 10am-12pm

Discover the magic of spring as you follow the paths and fields through Rudyard Kipling's little bit of England. Normal admission applies if visiting the house, shop or garden.

Suitable for

  • Any age


All tickets £5.00.


Picture showing cow parsley

Dawn Chorus Walk

  • 26 April 2014 5-7am

Take part in a dawn chorus walk with our bird expert who will help you to pick out the different bird songs as you explore the countryside. Then return for a well deserved breakfast of an egg and bacon butty, orange juice and coffee.

Suitable for

  • Any age


All tickets £12.00.


The Skinners Team

Skinners at Batemans

  • 2 — 3 August 2014 10am-5pm

Our full team will be presenting the Cavalry of Empire and remount depot display. telling the role of the remount depots in the UK often manned by females, and the role of the troops of the empire, who came to the call of the motherland in her hour of need during the First World War.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly


Admission price will be confirmed later in 2014 - please contact venue for updated details.