Things to see and do


What's on

Winter berries covered in snow

Winter events 

Enjoy the beauty of the gardens and estate in winter with a bracing walk or join one of our guided tours around the house and see our conservators carrying out their winter cleaning work.


Eating and shopping

The Mulberry tea room at Bateman's in East Sussex

Mulberry tea room at Bateman's 

Take time to relax and unwind in our newly refurbished Mulberry Tea-room. We'll welcome you with something delicious and freshly prepared by our catering team.

Inspired by an obsession with nature: the ‘Natural World’ collection.

Shopping at Bateman's 

Pop into our Oast gift shop this winter and see our great range of books, souvenirs and gifts.


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?



Batemans History Image

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.




Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Bateman's on the National Trust Collections website