Shopping at Bateman's

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The Bateman's Oast-house gift shop has a great selection of National Trust gifts, books, souvenirs and beautiful artisan products from the local area.

Shopping at the Oast-house Shop

Find unique presents at Bateman's, from delicious food hampers to glassware made by local artisans. There’s something for everyone at the Oast-house shop.

With gifts for gardeners, gourmets, or National Trust gift memberships to choose from, you're sure to find that perfect something for that special someone. Whenever you need a present, our gift ideas are here to help.  

Children's toys and books

For children, we have a fun range of toys in our shop including great gifts for spending the pocket money on.

Kipling wrote many stories for his children, Elsie & John, and Macmillan publishers have produced a special range of Kipling storybooks which are available for you to buy to take home to enjoy with your children and grandchildren.

MacMillan Kipling book range
A row of different Kipling books for children
MacMillan Kipling book range

Old or new books

From hedgerows to kitchens, seaside to country houses, art to gardens and poetry to history, our brilliant book selection has been specially put together to satisfy all the readers in your life. Our National Trust book range is perfect if you’re looking for great book gifts, inspirational books or presents for book lovers.

A wonderful selection of books in the Bateman's Oast house shop
A wonderful selection of books in the Bateman's Oast house shop
A wonderful selection of books in the Bateman's Oast house shop

There's also a great selection of Rudyard Kipling books, bibliographies and writings that will captivate your imagination and inform and, maybe even, motivate you to pen something yourself.

For those who like a well-worn book, then our Scullery second hand-bookshop has an interesting selection of old edition Kipling and other similar authors' books which can be yours to take home and treasure for a small donation. The monies raised by the sales in the bookshop go towards supporting storytelling at Bateman's. 

A row of books on a shelf

Full of all sorts of genres, the Bateman's second-hand bookshop has something for everyone. All proceeds from the bookshop go directly into restoring the house and gardens, so don't forget to pop in for a look next time you visit.

Something for your home

There are plenty of inspirational food gifts and souvenirs that are great to take home to keep the memory of your visit alive. Look out for our special tea towels and Bateman's branded range of sweets and delicious National Trust jams and chutneys.

For that special something to add to your home, we have delicate wool throws, perfumed candles and pretty homeware.

Treat yourself to something with our attractive printed fabric bags, pretty scarves and gorgeous floral scented toiletries.

Pop in and see what's on offer and if you're looking for a special gift, ask our staff for advice, they're full of good ideas and will be happy to help.

A range of soaps from The English Soap Company
The English soap range
A range of soaps from The English Soap Company

Meet the maker

At the Oast-house shop we have many of our local suppliers joining us throughout the year to talk to you about their products. Keep checking back to see what we've got coming up.

More ‘Meet the maker’ days coming soon….