Tortoise Day at Gilbert White's

Hosted by Gilbert White’s House, Selborne


Monday 29 August 2022


From 10:30am until 2:45pm


The tortoise events are free with Museum or Garden entry


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Come and meet ‘Timothy’, Gilbert White's pet tortoise, discover his story and mould your own shell!

Tortoise Day Schedule:


Create your very own clay tortoise to take away with you. (*Please note the session may end slightly earlier depending on clay usage)

11.30am-12.15pm & 2-2.45pm:

Join the interactive story walk around the grounds, following in the footsteps of Timothy, hearing stories of his adventures and taking part in activities to get a 'tortoise-eye' view of the world!

The tortoise events are free with Museum or Garden entry!