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    The Oates Collection exhibits focus on the lives and adventures of two members of the Oates Family, both pioneers and explorers of the natural world.
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    Open seven days a week 10.30am-5.15pm during July and August. From 1st September we return to our usual Tuesday–Sunday opening times. We are also open on Bank Holidays.
     

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Tel: 01420 511275 info@gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk


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Current Opening Times

During July & August we are open seven days a week 10.30am-5.15pm. From 1st September we return to our usual Tuesday–Sunday opening times. We are also open on Bank Holidays.

Sewing Mornings

Sewing Mornings

Love sewing? Join Liz on one or both of our sewing mornings to help create some rustic costumes.

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Latest News

The A-Team in their period costumes.

Sixth Form students Bethan, Kitty, Annie and Megan from Alton Convent School are well underway with preparations for Gilbert’s Games & Country Fair – a jam-packed weekend for all the family, on the 2nd and 3rd of August.

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GILBERT WHITE’S HOUSESee the house and find out about the life and work of “the man who got us all birdwatching”
GILBERT WHITE’S GARDENThe beautiful garden and park set under the famous Selborne Hanger – one of the best sites in England
THE OATES COLLECTIONSee the fascinating Antarctic exhibition dedicated to Captain Oates, who accompanied Captain Scott to the South Pole in 1912 ‘I am just going out now and I may be some time’
FIELD STUDIES CENTREExplore, investigate and celebrate life! Exciting courses and programmes, tailored for children, young people and adults in our seventeenth century barn in a beautiful setting
TEA PARLOUR & SHOPEnjoy delicious lunches and teas in our awarding-winning Tea Parlour and browse in our well-stocked Shop. Free entry to our shop and tea parlour.
EVENTSCourses, exhibitions, and special events plus facilities/site hire for conferences and celebrations