Bateman's

Batemans House Spring

Important notice -

The Oast shop will close for a week starting Mon 20 February for repairs, a small selection of items will be available from a pop-up shop in the house. The Mulberry tearoom will have a delayed opening on Mon 20 Feb. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling

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Things to see and do

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What's on

Hiding behind a tree on a Cadbury Egg Hunt

Spring events 

With Spring in the air we're taking a fresh look at what's around us and revisiting some fond favourites. Take a journey through some of Kipling's most enchanting tales for World Book Day and discover the beauty of the spring garden with our Easter bunny trail during the school holidays.

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Eating and shopping

Cup of coffee

Mulberry tea room and Oast gift shop 

Our newly refurbished Mulberry tea room is open for business with tempting treats to start or round off your visit to Bateman's. The Oast gift shop will be closed from 20 - 26 February for refurbishment and we look forward to opening our doors again on Mon 27 February.

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Get involved

A volunteer room guide talking to visitors at Bateman's in East Sussex

Join our team 

Volunteering is so important to us at Batemans and many of the team here give their time to us as volunteers. Why not find out how you could join us?

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History

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Kipling's time and earlier 

Most notable as the home of world famous author and poet, Rudyard Kipling, Bateman's history dates back further and is connected, we think, to the iron industry.

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Groups