Unusual Plants Fair Returns

Unusual Plants Fair Returns  Calling all keen gardeners and plant lovers! We are excited to announce the return of its beloved Unusual Plants Fair, set to take place on the 15th and 16th June 2024 from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM. This annual event is a must-visit for anyone passionate

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OATES, HORSE RACING & THE SIXTH DRAGOONS

Lawrence Edward Grace Oates was an officer in the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons (now The Royal Dragoon Guards). He had previously been Second Lieutenant of the 2nd Volunteer Battalion, the Suffolk Regiment from 12 May, 1897, and Second Lieutenant of the 3rd (Militia) Battalion, the Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire

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Double your donation to Gilbert White’s House and Gardens in the Big Give’s Green Match Fund 2024

Gilbert White’s House and Gardens are taking part in the Big Give’s Green Match Fund 2024 to raise £10,000 in just 1 week! These funds will be used to support biodiversity and nature-based education onsite.   Inspiring Journeys into the Natural World We are the home of pioneering naturalist Gilbert

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We’ve been awarded Royal Society Places of Science grant

Gilbert White’s House and Gardens has been chosen as one of thirty-six small museums across the UK to be awarded funding of up to £3,500 by the Royal Society in the latest round of its Places of Science scheme to engage communities with their local science stories. Places of science

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Exploring Nature Through the Eyes of Jacqueline Amies

Drawing inspiration from the timeless writings of Gilbert White (1720-1793), local artist Jacqueline Amies has embarked on a captivating exhibition Biophilia at Gilbert White’s House and Gardens which opens on the 9th April. Over the past year, Amies has made regular pilgrimages to Gilbert White’s House in Selborne, immersing herself

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A Record Breaking Easter

We are gearing up for an egg-citing Easter event that promises to be one for the record books. Scheduled between 23rd March and the 14th April this egg hunt with a difference is set to attract visitors eager to participate in a day of fun and adventure amidst the picturesque backdrop of

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Volunteer with Us

Calling All Nature Enthusiasts and History Lovers: Join Us as a Volunteer at Gilbert White’s House & Gardens! Gilbert White’s House & Gardens, a historic treasure nestled in the heart of Selborne, Hampshire, is seeking passionate individuals to join our volunteer team. If you have a love for nature, a

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Gilbert’s Garden

To celebrate the garden being part of the RHS partnership scheme this year. We have a monthly gardening treat that is free with admission or your RHS membership card! All events are drop in and run from 10:30 until 16:00 Rose Pruning Day: 24th Jan Meet the team responsible for

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We are a RHS Partner Garden!

Gilbert White’s House & Garden’s has been selected by the Royal Horticultural Society as one of nine new Partner Garden’s for 2024. In the news announced by the RHS this December, they named the Selborne garden inspired by the work and life of naturalist Gilbert White, as one of just

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Deck the Halls! It’s Christmas time at Gilbert White’s House.

Christmas at Gilbert White’s House & Gardens is a jam packed festive events. Starting off with White’s Christmas Craft Fair on the 2nd December. This year at White’s Christmas Craft Fair pick up some locally handmade gifts for your loved ones (or just treat yourself!) We will have a range of

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