Bateman's is a 17th-century house located in Burwash, East Sussex, England. It was the home of Rudyard Kipling from 1902 until his death in 1936. The house was built in 1634. Kipling's widow bequeathed the house to the National Trust on her death in 1939. The house is a Grade I listed building.Add Bateman's and other attractions to your Burwash trip itinerary using our Burwash trip itinerary builder tool.
We visited on a really wet day which meant limited opportunity to take advantage of the grounds and gardens. RK was an enthusiastic car owner so his Rolls Royce with some of his verbal comments were..... more »
Bateman's is a great place to visit. It was very quiet when we went so we were able to take the tour of the house at a leisurely pace and spend time talking to the volunteers in each room. There was..... more »
A really lovely day out. Our kids loved playing in the grounds and watching the gold fish in the huge pond. Beautiful rose garden for them to run around. Great walk around the house and lots of interesting facts about Kipling. Really helpful and friendly staff obviously passionate about the history of the place. Great outdoor play area for kids. Highly recommend a visit.
What a wonderful gem this is! The house is stunning and the gardens beautifully manicured. The story behind the place is fascinating and if you are appreciative of the works of Rudyard Kipling, you will be positively spell-bound! There are three walks here that are pretty easy but with spectacular views of the surrounding area. The mill is definitely worth a visit too! Really, really enjoyed a day here!
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