Batemans House

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Bateman’s was Rudyard Kipling’s family home from 1902-1936. He described Bateman’s as ‘a real house in which to settle down for keeps’. The house exuded the calm tranquillity he needed to write, with the gardens and surrounding countryside becoming the inspiration for much of his work.

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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • National Trust Property
  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road: ½ mile south of Burwash. A265 west from Burwash, first turning on leftBus: hourly service from Uckfield to Etchingham (weekdays) - less frequent at weekends.The nearest railway station is Etchingham, which is 3 miles away.


Type:Historic House

Bateman's Lane, Burwash, Etchingham, EAST SUSSEX, TN19 7DS

Tel: 01435 882302


  • Other AwardsNational Trust National Trust 2019

Opening Times

* Closed Christmas Eve & Day.

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