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The conference will be held at the Gilbert White House and Gardens in Selborne, Hampshire, GU34 3JH, UK. Selborne is a small village approximately 50 miles (80 km) SW of London.

As well as the house itself, additional sessions and events will be held in nearby locations including the Village Hall and St. Mary's Church - all within five minute's walk of the house.


Selborne is a small village and is not well-served by public transport. We will make available a private conference bus to and from Selborne and hotels and the railway station in Alton. More information about this bus service times and locations will be posted closer to the time.

Train: The nearest train stations are Alton, Petersfield, and Liss. There are regular trains to and from London Waterloo at Alton. Trains from Petersfield and Liss run to London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour. There are bus and taxi links from Alton and Petersfield.

Bus: The 38 bus between Alton and Petersfield runs through Selborne. Please check before you travel as this bus service is very limited. Current Timetable

Taxis: You can get a taxi from Alton, Liss, or Petersfield. At Alton there is a taxi rank outside the train station and outside The Swan Hotel. We will post numbers and websites of local taxi firms closer to the time.

Car: Free parking will be available. The car park is behind the Selborne Arms pub car park. The postcode for SatNav is GU34 3BN.


There are several hotels and guesthouses in Alton and Petersfield, as well as a small number in nearby villages. We are currently in negotiation with hotels in Alton to block book rooms for conference attendees, and we will provide bus transport to and from these hotels to Selborne. We will update this page shortly when we have more specific information.

Gilbert White House, Selborne


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