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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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Response from karenp511 | Reviewed this property |
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