Becoming a Wakes Weeder?

Do you have a few hours to spare to help maintain Gilbert White’s 30 acres of beautiful 18th Century landscape garden? Local garden enthusiasts are being encouraged to meet with the garden team at Gilbert White & The Oates Collections to find out more about Gilbert White’s very special garden.

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Lively Climate Change Discussion…

This Thursday the Friends of Gilbert White & The Oates Collections hosted the lecture: Climate Change – The Evidence by Professor Paul Rodhouse! He spoke about the evidence for Climate Change examining the latest research.  He showed compelling evidence that the atmosphere and oceans have warmed and that sea-level has risen and Arctic sea

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Exclusive Winter Offer for Group Visits

It’s often difficult to think of places to bring groups during the winter months, with the cold weather, money being tight after the Christmas period and many visitor attractions being closed from November to March. Gilbert White & The Oates Collections in the picturesque Selborne is a perfect winter getaway

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Exclusive November Offers!

This November Gilbert White & The Oates Collections are giving away some fantastic offers exclusive to our website and social media pages! Keep your eyes peeled this month for deals at our wonderful Gift Shop and award winning Tea Parlour! November is often a busy month, why not take a

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Celebrating National Poetry Day with Gilbert White

We’re celebrating National Poetry Day by sharing some of the poetry of Gilbert White.   A Harvest Scene Waked by the gentle gleamings of the morn, Soon clad, the reaper, provident of want Hies cheerful-hearted to the ripen’d field; Nor hastes alone; attendant by his side His faithful wife, sole

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Gilbert White’s Regency Dance rounds off Austen bi-centenary in Selborne

Guests celebrating the bi-centenary of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice danced their way into the past on Saturday (7th Dec) at the Regency Dance, held in Gilbert White’s 16th Century Hampshire Barn.

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Alan Titchmarsh launches Gilbert Who?

The date all staff at Gilbert White’s House have highlighted in their dairies is now nearly upon us – Sat 9th April when everyone’s favourite TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh makes a welcome return visit to The Wakes

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Staff learn to blog!

We are delighted to launch our new-look website.

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