Post-Christmas walks at Bateman's

Get out into the countryside on a Boxing Day or New Year's Day walk at Bateman's. Make the most of the 'twix Christmas week and discover 'Kipling's country', with maps and downloadable walks to guide you. Afterwards, head to the cosy cafe for a cup of something hot or a hearty lunch. By following in Kipling's footsteps, you help us preserve his legacy into the future.

A family walking in the snow

Kipling's Country 

Set out on one of our three trails to discover 'Kipling's country' this Christmas. A bracing festive walk could see you follow in the footsteps of Puck - Kipling's famous character from 'Puck of Pook's hill', explore Bateman's iron industry heritage or take a trip to Burwash village. Pick up a map from the Visitor Centre.

Winter walking on the Batemans estate

Bateman’s Kipling countryside walk 

Follow the steps of our downloadable trail weaving through the Bateman's estate. Traversing fields, woodland and streams, what more could you want from a post-Christmas outing? This easy walk is suitable for families and four-legged friends on leads.