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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 six days a week Tuesday to Sunday 10.30am-5.15pm. We are also open on Bank Holidays. During July & August we are open seven days a week.
     

Contact Details

Tel: 01420 511275 info@gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk

Current Opening Times

From 1st April we are open six days a week Tuesday to Sunday 10.30am-5.15pm. We are also open on Bank Holidays. During July & August we are open seven days a week.

9,788 mile Journey from the Antarctic…

9,788 mile Journey from the Antarctic…

The Emperor and the General –
The story of a Penguin’s Progress
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Simnel Cake

Simnel Cake

We will be serving traditional Simnel Cake until Easter. Just one of the delicious refreshments served in our elegantly restored dining room.

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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