Bateman's

Bateman's

What's on

Upcoming events

Dragonfly trail

Sun 29 May 2022
10:00-16:30
Explore the Bateman’s garden as a family and learn about brightly coloured dragonflies and damselflies.

The Glory of the Garden poetry trail

Sun 29 May 2022
10:00-16:30
Discover lines from Kipling’s poem The Glory of the Garden, displayed around the Bateman’s garden.

Platinum Jubilee celebrations at Bateman’s

Sun 29 May 2022
10:00-17:00
Escape the crowds and relax in the peaceful gardens of Bateman’s in Burwash, East Sussex over the Jubilee four day weekend. With lawn games, cream teas and beautiful flower beds, this is the perfect place to unwind.

The Glory of the Garden collection highlights and short films

Sun 29 May 2022
11:00-16:30
Discover garden-themed items from the collection and picture Kipling the writer at Bateman’s.

Poetry reading in the garden

Mon 30 May 2022
11:30-14:30
Listen to a selection of Kipling’s garden and landscape inspired poetry, recited in the place which inspired the writing.

Storytelling in the garden   

Tue 31 May 2022
11:30-14:30
Immerse yourself in the worlds and characters created by Rudyard Kipling in Bateman’s storytelling sessions for families.
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Things to see and do

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Eating and shopping

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History

Video

The Orange Tree

In this video, discover The Orange Tree embroidery at Bateman's, believed to be designed by William Morris' daughter, May. Its gentle aesthetic, inspired by nature, is typical of the influential Arts and Crafts Movement.

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Art and collections

Our collections

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