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Gilbert White's House & Garden and The Oates Collection

Gilbert White's House & Garden and The Oates Collection

High Street
Selborne
HAMPSHIRE
GU34 3JH

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Tel: +44 01420 511275

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 24 Dec 2018)

* 1 January - 11 February: Friday - Sunday 10.30am - 4.30pm, 12 February - 24 March: Tuesday - Sunday 10.30am - 4.30pm, 25 March – 27 October: Tuesday - Sunday 10.30am - 5.00pm, 28 October – 23 December: Tuesday - Sunday 10.30am - 4.30pm and Christmas Eve: Sunday 10.30am - 3.00pm. Open on Bank Holidays, Easter Monday and Mondays in July & August.

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

Nearest major road is A3. Selborne is on the B3006 from Alton to the A3. The village car park is behind the Selborne Arms and to reach the house and museum, turn left on leaving the car park and continue along the High Street. The house is on the left-hand side.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Alton or Liss. Limited bus service or taxi, book return journey.

Events

Saturday, 21st July 2018 - Sunday, 2nd September 2018

Explorer Backpacks at Gilbert White's HouseBorrow one of Gilbert White's House's Family Explorer Backpacks from reception to take your natural adventure to the next level. Backpacks include magnifying glasses, binoculars, sketch books and identification keys. Deposit required.
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Saturday, 21st July 2018 - Sunday, 2nd September 2018

Scavenger Hunt at Gilbert White's HousePick up a scavenger hunt at Gilbert White's House's reception to see what you can discover and do around the grounds this summer.
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Thursday, 26th July 2018 - Thursday, 26th July 2018

Friday, 27th July 2018 - Friday, 27th July 2018

Tuesday, 18th September 2018 - Tuesday, 18th September 2018

Tuesday, 16th October 2018 - Tuesday, 16th October 2018

Moth Nights at Gilbert Whites HouseJoin Gilbert Whites House and learn a little more about the fantastic world of moths. Moths are sensitive indicators of the health of the natural environment and a vital part of the food chain; something which didn't escape the attention of Gilbert White as early as the 18th Century.
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Tuesday, 31st July 2018 - Tuesday, 31st July 2018

Tuesday, 7th August 2018 - Tuesday, 7th August 2018

Tuesday, 14th August 2018 - Tuesday, 14th August 2018

Tuesday, 21st August 2018 - Tuesday, 21st August 2018

Tuesday, 28th August 2018 - Tuesday, 28th August 2018

Life Lab at Gilbert White's HouseTry your hand at being a naturalist by examining some of the specimens from Gilbert White's House learning collection. Use a range of tools to find out about the animals in front of you including microscopes, measuring equipment and fact files.
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Wednesday, 1st August 2018 - Wednesday, 1st August 2018

Wild Art Day at Gilbert White's HouseJoin Gilbert White's House in the gardens for some messy art work using natural materials. All ages welcome.
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Thursday, 2nd August 2018 - Thursday, 2nd August 2018

Thursday, 30th August 2018 - Thursday, 30th August 2018

Family Friendly Bat Walk at Gilbert White's HouseJoin Gilbert White's House for a family friendly evening bat walk around the grounds with bat detectors.
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Saturday, 4th August 2018 - Saturday, 4th August 2018

Young Naturalist Club at Gilbert White's HouseEvery first Saturday of the month! Learn a new set of conservation and surveying skills to help our wildlife flourish and create new habitats for local wildlife, both on Gilbert White House's grounds and for your own gardens. This will involve the use of tools such as gardening equipment. Not...
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Saturday, 4th August 2018 - Sunday, 5th August 2018

Georgian Fair at Gilbert White's HouseGo back in time to the Georgian Era at Gilbert White's House, play games, have a go at crafts and take part in pastimes popular in the long eighteenth century!
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Monday, 6th August 2018 - Thursday, 9th August 2018

Monday, 20th August 2018 - Thursday, 23rd August 2018

Nature Camp at Gilbert White's HouseGilbert White's House's holiday day camp for kids between 8 and 12 who have a passion for wildlife and the outdoors. Using all of their 30 acre site and neighbouring woodland, children will be able to run off some steam and learn more about the world around them.
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Wednesday, 15th August 2018 - Wednesday, 15th August 2018

Butterfly Day at Gilbert White's HouseJoin Gilbert White's House as they take a walk to try and document all of the amazing butterflies species which can be found in Gilbert's grounds and to build butterfly feeder to take home. Don't forget your wellies!
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Saturday, 25th August 2018 - Saturday, 25th August 2018

Summer Kitchen Garden Course at Gilbert White's HouseGilbert White's House's Kitchen Gardener Keith Oakley will be showing the best techniques for getting your vegetable garden up to scratch this summer.
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Sunday, 26th August 2018 - Sunday, 26th August 2018

Little Women at Gilbert White's HouseChapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women, based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott at Gilbert White's House.
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Sunday, 26th August 2018 - Sunday, 26th August 2018

Outside Theatre: Little Women at Gilbert White's HouseChapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women, based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott at Gilbert White' House. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters - Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy - tell the story of their life during the Civil War in America. It is a story full...
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Wednesday, 29th August 2018 - Wednesday, 29th August 2018

River Dipping at Gilbert White's HouseJoin Gilbert White's House as they delve into the local river to discover what is living there. All equipment is provided. Wellies are a must.
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£9.50
Child (under 16)£4.00
Concession£8.50
Family (2A + 3C)£24.00 per ticket
Pre-booked group of 10 or more (price each)£7.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Induction Loop System

Catering

  • Cafe
  • Catering for groups
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gift shop
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Free parking

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • Special group rates

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

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