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Bateman's

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Beautiful Spring garden -dog friendly

We enjoyed a walk to the mill. The garden is full of Spring flowers. The millpond is drained atm... read more

Reviewed yesterday
S1078YSkevinc
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Informed volunteers

A dreary cold February morning. But a small delight visiting rudyard Kipling's home. Very informed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Bateman's is a beautiful old sandstone house surrounded rolling Sussex countryside and was home to one of the greatest writers of our time, Rudyard Kipling. Soak up the atmosphere of Kipling's study and enjoy the serenity of the formal garden...more
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Batemans Batemans Lane, Burwash TN19 7DS, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed a walk to the mill. The garden is full of Spring flowers. The millpond is drained atm. We took a walk to the quarry garden too over the road. A good tea room with plenty of tables outside. Plenty of families enjoying themselves...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A dreary cold February morning. But a small delight visiting rudyard Kipling's home. Very informed guides and volunteers. They were so very helpful and knowledgeable. Doesn't take too long to walk around. Not somewhere I would take my grandchildren they would be bored. But for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cbeebob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My nephew, age 10, was staying during the summer holidays and Bateman's had a World War 1 re-enactment weekend in early August, so we visited the house and grounds for the day. The WWI camp, enthusiasts, demonstrations and activities were brilliant. The volunteers were happy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting house to visit, Kipling's home and a good story, well related by the guide, who worked tirelessly on a day when they were short staffed. A bit dark in places, the grounds are nice it a pleasant way to pass a couple of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have just spent a few hours wandering around the house and grounds of this National Trust property and thoroughly enjoyed it. I stopped in at the cafe first for a coffee - nice cafe, the cakes and pastries looked very appealing. I then moved...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great house and very helpful and informative staff. Enjoyed it until I used the cafe. I ordered coffee and and a bacon bap. Bap came out within 1min by a young lady dressed in professional looking chefs gear having just popped bacon AND bap in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Fran W
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Beautiful grounds in the Sussex countryside, magnificent trees, lovely old house with historic memories for Kipling fans. Good food, excellent shop and lovely gardens.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JFeakins2014
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Ok so I am a huge Kipling fan, but not usually fond of National Trust properties, for one my dog can’t come along. Spent a fantastic post Christmas afternoon in the grounds and house of this lovely place. Food in the cafe was good and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sian248
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Always a great place to visit at any time of year. The theme this Christmas was around theme of ‘Just so’ books and did not disappoint. Great volunteers as well

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank uckfieldmike123
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

The house was still decorated for Christmas and was very festive. There is something very homely about this house that I like very much. The cafe is very nice and we can recommend the date loaf and flapjack. A wonderful place to while away a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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patsie2015
2 September 2018|
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Response from oconnor49 | Reviewed this property |
Only around the grounds and not in the house. I would telephone ahead/check the website for areas accessible for your needs. I've always found the staff very helpful.
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patsie2015
2 September 2018|
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Response from jerryadsett | Reviewed this property |
Your Husband should have no problem there
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maryhann602
21 April 2018|
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Response from karenp511 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would think you could get one from there you could ask a member of staff there to book you one there are no taxi on site there though id give them a call before just incase Batmans is a fab day out hope this helps
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