Festive shopping at Bateman's

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

Our Oast gift shop has a great selection of souvenirs, books and some beautiful National Trust gifts for you to take home as a momento of your visit.

Shopping at the Oast House Shop

Our Oast House shop has a great range of gifts suitable for all, from pretty homeware products to a variety of tasty food items.

Winter shopping

Browse in our Oast gift shop and you'll find some lovely winter scarves, gloves, and our delightful range of winter homeware and festive goodies.

A cleverly crafted book and chutney jar tree in the Oast gift shop at Bateman's in East Sussex

Children's toys and books

For children, we have a fun range of toys in our shop including perfect stocking fillers.

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.

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 crockery.

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.

National Trust sweet chilli sauce
A bottle of National Trust sweet chilli sauce with red chillies on a dresser
National Trust sweet chilli sauce

Old or new books

We've an interesting range of books in the shop, including 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 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.