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Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling

Bateman's Lane, Burwash, East Sussex, TN19 7DS

Sandstone house and garden in a valley with wooded countryside and field with buttercups

Planning your visit

Visitors on the bridge, looking over the River Dudwell in the garden at Bateman's, East Sussex

Family visit to Bateman's 

Planning a day out with family? You'll find space to play in the Bateman's garden and family trails and activities throughout the year.

Enjoying a walk around the grounds

Visiting Bateman's with your dog 

Find out about bringing your dog to Bateman’s where you can explore the beautiful grounds of Rudyard Kipling's former home together. Bateman's is a two pawprint rated place.

Sandstone Jacobean house and garden with lawn and trees in leaf

Group visits to Bateman's 

Bring your group and discover what is so special about Bateman’s – once home to Rudyard Kipling, with its pretty secluded garden, 13th-century watermill and acres of countryside.

Cream tea on the counter inside the Mulberry Tea-room at Bateman's, East Sussex

Eating and shopping at Bateman's 

Discover where to eat and shop at Bateman’s, the home of author Rudyard Kipling. Stop for a hot drink or light meal, and then browse for the perfect gift or pre-loved book.


Bateman's map 

Take a look at the map of Bateman's to help plan your visit.

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