House, Gardens & Cafe Open Tuesday - Sunday 10.30 - 17.00

What’s on in the Summer Holidays?

What’s on during the summer holidays you ask? Look no further! Here is a list of our family activities during July and August!

  1. Discover Activities

23rd July- 4th September

Choose a new way to discover our museum and grounds by borrowing one of our scavenger hunts, Butterfly and leaf spotting guides or Nature back pack and Sketching kit bags from reception. What will you discover?

  1. Family Friendly Bat Walk

batty for bats

25th July, 8th August & 15th August

Discover the bats living in Selborne on this family friendly tour. Please check our website for further details. Starting from the Gilbert White Field Studies Centre.

  1. River Dipping

31st July

Venture into the River with us to discover the inhabitants. Don’t forget your wellies. Children must be accompanied into the river.

  1. Lear’s Limericks

1st August

Edward Lear was famous for his silly nonsense limericks! Join Sara Lodge for a workshop to create your own! Suitable for ages 7-11

  1. Life Lab

Tuesday & Thursdays in August

Come and try your hand at being a naturalist by examining some of the specimens from our learning collection. Use a range of tools to find out about the animals in front of you including microscopes, measuring equipment and fact files. Suitable for all ages.

  1. Wild Art Day

14th August

Natural clay modelling, soil paints, nature collages and leaf sculptures…what more could you ask for? Wear clothes that you don’t mind getting mucky.

  1. Meadow Explorers

guide to nature festival

21st August

Grab a butterfly net, a wildflower guide and a minibeast kit and come and explore the wildlife in our meadow with our Education team.