Enjoy the charm of the 18th-century home of the author and naturalist Gilbert White, set in some 25 acres of beautiful restored gardens and parkland.

Family portraits, antique furniture and original manuscripts are on display. The Oates Collection celebrates the life of Victorian explorer Frank Oates and his nephew, Captain Lawrence Oates, who died heroically on Captain Scott's ill-fated Antarctic Expedition of 1911/12. There's an award-winning tea parlour and a well-stocked gift shop.


Gilbert White & The Oates Collections

The Wakes, High Street, Selbourne, Hampshire, GU34 3JH

01420 511 275

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Opening times

We are currently open Tues-Sun 10:30-4:30 until the 18th February. The Cafe is open Wed-Sun 10:30-4:30.

We are open until Christmas Eve when we will close at 2pm.

We are also open every Bank Holiday including Easter Monday.

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