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

Our shop has re-opened and our team are looking forward to welcoming you back.

For the safety of staff and visitors we've introduced social distancing measures. Our preferred method of payment is contactless card, and cash transactions are also possible. In line with government guidance you are required to wear a face covering in our shops, please bring one with you.

It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Bateman's for everyone, for ever.

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, look out for a selection of old edition Kipling books which can be yours to take home and treasure for a small donation. The monies raised from these much-cherished books goes towards supporting storytelling at Bateman's. 

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

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.