the garden in April

The Garden in April

As the temperatures rise, and the sun comes out- the garden begins to grow! So this is our time to make sure we get the garden off to a great start, and get on top of the weeds before the weeds get on top of us! The garden is now

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Best of 2016

It’s New Year’s eve! Here’s what we’re remembering about 2016! January: We began the year with the first of this years 82 events, Twelfth Night. We welcomed local theatre group Foot in the Door, and enjoyed a wonderful night of food and merriment. February: Antarctic explorer, author and broadcaster Tim Jarvis visited

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Christmas Opening Times

Today is the shortest day which means the Christmas period is upon us! But that doesn’t mean you can’t visit Gilbert White & The Oates Collections over the Christmas break! Here are our Christmas Opening Times…. Wednesday 21st Dec: 10:30-4:30 Thursday 22nd Dec: 10:30-4:30 Friday 23rd Dec: 10:30-4:30 Christmas Eve: 10:30-3:00

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10 Tips for what to do in January!

With many places closed for the winter, there’s plenty to do on a January Weekend in Selborne! 1. Visit the garden With 25 acres of garden and parkland to roam, you can certainly blow away the cobwebs with a winter walk! In 2017 we have LOWERED the price of our

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5 things you can learn from our Preserving Workshops

We have four exciting dates to learn how to make perseveres this New Year with our in house preserves expert Frances Law. On Monday 16th or Friday 20th January learn how to make Red Onion Chutney On Monday 13th and Monday 20th February learn to make Seville Marmalade. The workshops

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Gilbert’s Garden Gallery

This season the beautiful landscape of Gilbert White’s has been showcasing some unique exhibits; pieces of art inspired by countryside of the South Downs. Designed by Garden & Art Sculpture based in Chichester, these pieces of art have been plotted around garden and are available to purchase from the gift

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February update

February update –Snowdrops, the earliest harbingers of spring approaching, are now opening their delicate buds. Come and enjoy a walk up Baker’s Hill to see them and other signs that the darkest days of winter are behind us.  February is also the month when we celebrate our Volunteers and Friends

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Garden Newsletter: February

Time to start on the Newsletters again! Although looking outside at present – grey skies and heavy rain – you might doubt whether it’s time to start gardening again! In fact the regular weekly volunteers have been coming throughout January. Taking a short break from Newsletter writing doesn’t mean that

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Gilbert’s Grand Raffle 2013 – Winners Announced

On Sunday 3rd November the winners of Gilbert White’s first annual raffle were drawn in the Great Parlour at the museum and gardens. Congratulations go to Mr P. Standley, Ms D. Grant, Mrs L. Hill, Mr Wells and Mr R. Irwin who received the following prizes in order:- A wicker hamper of 6

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Tearific

‘It is that time of year again when we, at The Tea Guild, announce the winner of the prestigious Top Tea Place Award 2013’…and for the eighth consecutive year Gilbert White’s Tea Parlour has achieved this award.

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