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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Gilbert White by Prof Paul Rodhouse

Professor Paul Rodhouse is a trustee of Gilbert White’s House & Gardens. He is a BAS emeritus fellow and a member of the South Georgia Association executive committee, president of the Cambridge Drawing Society and he paints the Antarctic and other marine subjects in his Cambridge studio.  The man Gilbert

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Two great authors head to Gilbert White’s House this October

Gilbert White’s House & Garden’s will be welcoming two authors in the coming weeks who will be signing their books and giving talks in the museum’s barn. BBC Gardener’s World Pippa Greenwood will be in Selborne on the 12th October for a fun, informative evening as she offers ideas and tips on how

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Gilbert White’s Dog Show

Join Gilbert White’s House and Gardens for a day of canine fun! With fun novelty classes for your doggy companions (and for their owners!) to take part in, as well as South Downs National Park joining us for obstacle courses for their ‘Take the Lead’ campaign, it’s a day that

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Caroline & Violet Oates

This article was written by Emma Shapland & Alyssa Leeding history students at the University of Southampton who undertook a two week research internship at Gilbert White’s House & Garden to study the contribution Caroline & Violet Oates had on the legacy of Lawrence Oates.  For years, the story has

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Summer Activities At Gilbert White’s

Get into Nature If you’re looking for a holiday camp with a twist, then sign up the children to our Nature Explorer Days running from the 7th-10th August, 10.30am-3pm. From bug hunting and bird watching to art and craft to games and challenges, there’s something for everyone! Each day will

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Richard Owen, A visit to Selborne

Collections volunteer Leah Demetriou shares with us some of her research on Richard Owen and his connection with Gilbert White.  “The collection of beautiful works of nature is a work in which all of us ought to feel some pleasure. Everywhere, if we had but the inclination to examine the

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Celebrate Gilbert White’s 303rd Birthday

Join us for a day of celebrations on the 16th July. The museum’s annual celebration of Gilbert White’s birthday will see free admission to the house and gardens, as well as performances by the Hampshire Regency Dancers. Gilbert White was born in Selborne on the 18th July 1720, and became

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