In and around East Sussex

A view of Bodiam Castle in the autumn sunshine

The home of a famous author, fairytale castles and more await you in and around East Sussex

Places to visit

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Things to do this Autumn...

Rudyard Kipling's son John rows at Bateman's

Messing about on the river at Bateman's 

Author Rudyard Kipling’s children Elsie and John loved to play in their boat on the garden pond and on the River Dudwell. Read about their adventures and how other children who lived at our places played.

News from in and around East Sussex

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A group visit at Nymans

Supporter groups in Sussex 

Members of our National Trust supporter groups in Sussex help fund raise for places like Nymans and Sheffield Park - they also get together for days out and talks and tours or volunteer at their local place.