Gilbert White’s House & Gardens

Gilbert White’s House & Gardens

High Street
GU34 3JH

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Tel: +44 01420 511275

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Opening Times

Open (1 Apr 2022 - 31 Oct 2022)
Tuesday - Sunday10:30 - 16:30
Open (1 Nov 2022 - 31 Mar 2023)
Tuesday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00

* Open on Bank Holidays, and Easter Monday.

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

Nearest major road is A3. Selborne is on the B3006 from Alton to the A3. Postcode for the car park is GU34 3BN. To access the car park (when travelling from Alton), just after the Selborne Arms pub take the first right, then travel through the pub car park and up to the museum car park. Remember to hand in your registration at reception to access free parking.

Public Transport Directions

The nearest stations are Alton, Petersfield and Liss. The 38 bus between Alton and Petersfield runs through Selborne, the nearest bus stop is the Selborne Arms. Remember to check bus and train times before you travel.


Tuesday, 21st June 2022 - Sunday, 14th August 2022

Exhibition: From The Margins at Gilbert White's HouseExhibition: From The Margins at Gilbert White's HouseFrom barn owls and brown hares, to harvest mice and hairstreak butterflies, this exhibition takes you on a journey of discovery to meet iconic farmland species in the South Downs.
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Friday, 8th July 2022 - Friday, 8th July 2022

Summer Daze at Gilbert White's House & GardensSummer Daze at Gilbert White's House & GardensCome and picnic to a relaxing ensemble of melodies, including: Summertime, Valerie and Here Comes the Sun!
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Sunday, 17th July 2022 - Sunday, 17th July 2022

Gilbert White's Birthday at Gilbert White's House & GardensGilbert White's Birthday at Gilbert White's House & GardensJoin Gilbert White's House & Gardens in celebrating Gilbert's 302nd birthday. Free admission on the day plus tours throughout the day!
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Friday, 22nd July 2022 - Friday, 22nd July 2022

Moth Nights at Gilbert White's HouseMoth Nights at Gilbert White's HouseJoin Gilbert White's House through the season and learn a little more about the fantastic world of moths.
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Sunday, 14th August 2022 - Sunday, 14th August 2022

21st Century ABBA at Gilbert White's HouseFollowing on from last year's sell out shows, this is an evening of hit after hit with songs you know and love from Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Take a Chance on Me, Super Trouper to many, many more? 21st Century ABBA faithfully recreates all the greatest hits of one of the world's most famous group…
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Friday, 19th August 2022 - Friday, 19th August 2022

The Gingerbread Man & The Three Bears at Gilbert White's House & GardensThe Gingerbread Man & The Three Bears at Gilbert White's House & GardensJoin the Gingerbread Man on his wacky adventure to avoid becoming a tasty snack, in this mash-up musical for all ages!
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child (under 16)£5.00
Concession (student or over 60)£15.00
Family (2A + 3C)£35.00 per ticket
Garden only ticket£10.00 per ticket
Under 5Free

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



  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Induction Loop System
  • Wheelchair user accessible


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

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Dogs Accepted - Dogs accepted in the gardens.
  • Event Venue
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gift shop
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Free parking
  • Parking (free)

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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Gilbert White's House & GardenWhite's Café Bar, East HampshireVisitors can enjoy brunch, lunch and afternoon tea at the café. The café also operates as a local shop, selling fresh fruit and vegetables, local free range eggs, local meat, Hampshire cheeses, fresh bread, homemade meals, deli items and delicious White’s Sausage Rolls!

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