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In the Footsteps of Gilbert White

| National Trust Car Park behind the Selborne Arms, Selborne GU34 3JR, England
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Wonderful views

We parked in the ample car park and set off down the trail towards the zig-zag steps leading up to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ellie1145
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Horndean, United Kingdom
A great place to relax and enjoy

Just on the off chance we decided to visit Gilbert WHITE's house after an absence of several years... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Raven R
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southern england
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| National Trust Car Park behind the Selborne Arms, Selborne GU34 3JR, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We parked in the ample car park and set off down the trail towards the zig-zag steps leading up to the top of the hill, overlooking Selborne. These steps were originally built by Gilbert White and it’s amazing they are still accessible. The path is...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Just on the off chance we decided to visit Gilbert WHITE's house after an absence of several years. We are so glad we went as it turned out to be a lovely day and as ever, a wonderful tranquil place to visit well away from...More

Thank Raven R
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I have worked in the area about three times a year for the past 5 years & always look forward to taking my charges (2 black labs) up the zig zag steps, I like to go early as it is a popular walk & I...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderfull walk following in the foot steps of Gilbert White the walk took in a nature reserve which was stunning. The wild flowers were beautiful and very many species along with Butterflies. A walk we will do again.

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Our 8 mile hike started behind the pub. Though fairly muddy we enjoyed a good hike within the National Trust area. An overcast day but striding out amidst old woods for 6 1/2 miles gave us an appetite for lunch in the pub in Selbourne....More

Thank Hannah H
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I have driven by this place for the last 45 years so thought it was time for a visit, glad I did. The museum was thoroughly enjoyable, informative and good value for money. The garden was huge, lots of snowdrops and several hidden little areas...More

Thank alan8498
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We went through national trust. Usually national trust walks are well sign posted and we took the walk of Gilbert white, known as the zig zag. Narrow paths with dramatic drops and on a clear day great views, although photographic on a misty day like...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Selbourne is a small & pretty, without being busy and twee, village in Hampshire. The main walking attraction is the Zig Zag Walk, starting from the car park behind the Selborne Arms. The path is steep by southern England standards, but certainly no mountain ascent,...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

The car park does get a little packed, there is an overflow behind, interesting walk - the Zig Zag is quite physical !

Thank LissieJane125
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

My Mum and I first read about Gilbert White's 'zigzag walk' in the paper and made the trip to North Hampshire to complete the walk. It was easy to find the village of Selborne and there was plenty of parking behind the village pub. There...More

2  Thank Chloe D
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