National Trust Properties Nearby…

For guests who love exploring beautiful places, Lower Crabb is perfectly positioned to visit some seriously stunning National Trust properties – and the best part is they’re all within easy reach.

Starting with Bateman’s, the home of none other than Rudyard Kipling, author of The Jungle Book. The gardens are incredible too – perfect for picnics surrounded by blooming flowers.

While you’re in the area, take some time to discover the enchanting Scotney Castle. Nestled in a picturesque valley, this National Trust property boasts a romantic, ruined medieval castle surrounded by breathtaking gardens.

Or, if you fancy a grand castle experience, Bodiam Castle is spot on! It’s got the moat, the towers, the whole medieval package. Explore the ruins and pretend you’re a knight (or a damsel!) for a day.

Expand your horticultural horizons by visiting the iconic Great Dixter House & Gardens. Known for its bold and vibrant planting style, Great Dixter was the home of the celebrated gardener and writer Christopher Lloyd.

There’s so much history and beauty packed into this little corner of Sussex, you could spend days exploring. The tough part will be deciding where to start!

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