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Gilbert White's House & Garden and The Oates Collection

Gilbert White's House & Garden and The Oates Collection

High Street
GU34 3JH

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Tel: +44 01420 511275

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 24 Dec 2019)

* 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.


Tuesday, 7th May 2019 - Saturday, 31st August 2019

The Nature of Friendship Exhibition at Gilbert White's HouseThe Nature of Friendship Exhibition at Gilbert White's HouseThis exhibition explores the passion for natural history Lear and Bell shared and the exquisite artwork Lear created to illustrate Bell's zoological books. It also draws on Lear's letters and diaries to conjure aspects of village life in Selborne in the nineteenth century, and how these two...
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Sunday, 26th May 2019 - Sunday, 26th May 2019

Nature Festival at Gilbert White's HouseNature Festival at Gilbert White's HouseJoin Gilbert White's House for fun packed 24 hours! Working in collaboration with organisations which celebrate, explore and protect the natural world. Meet the animals and plants of Selborne and surrounding areas, including reptiles, cattle, bees, and worms.
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child (under 16)£4.00
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.



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


  • 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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