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Welcome to the Selborne Village Hall website

Selborne is a village in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. It is 3.9 miles (6.3 km) south of Alton. It is just within the extreme northern boundary of the South Downs National Park, which opened on 1 April 2011. The village receives visitors on almost every day of the year because of its links with the world famous naturalist, Rev Gilbert White, who was a pioneer of birdwatching, and regarded by many as the world's first ecologist

Despite a lot of changes over the years much of Selborne is today, still as it was in White’s time – Selborne Hanger, the Common, the Plestor (the old name for the village green), the hollow lanes and the two streams. With much of the countryside now in the care of the National Trust.