Chelsea Physic Garden  

 
 
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66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 4HS
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
27 Jan to 4 Feb daily 10am-4pm | 5 Feb to 29 Mar Mon to Fri 11am-4pm | Easter Weekend 11am-6pm | Main Season 3 Apr to 2 Nov Mon to Fri, Sun & Bank Holidays 11am-6pm, cafe 11am-5pm
 
PRICES
£7.40/£6.10 (Adults), £4.90/£4.40 (Concessions), FREE (Children under 5)
 

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Chelsea Physic GardenThe largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, protected from the city's sounds and harsh breezes, the most idyllic collection of plants flourish in a unique, carefully created microclimate. Established in 1673 by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, these botanic and apothecary gardens provide both an aesthetic and practical purpose. Gravel pathways, statues and ponds separate and decorate the different gardens with a stunning array of plants, whose practical purpose soon becomes apparent; the Pharmaceutical Garden and Garden of World Medicine support the garden's pledge to continue researching the medicinal properties and healing potential of herbs. Conservation and education also play a key role in the choice and development of plants here. The Chelsea Physic Gardens are much-loved by locals, and this is a magical spot for a short walk in one of the most interesting gardens in the capital. Educational and beautiful, a visit to these historic gardens is sure to give you renewed motivation to attend to your garden.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Sloane Square Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
8 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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My Chelsea London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  39% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 11 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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Sydney House Chelsea
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Draycott Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £125  35% off
26 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 12 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
Stylish antique d'cor, a peaceful but convenient location, and spacious, airy rooms are all essential to this hotel's appeal. Yet it is the unbeatable service that ... More
 
 
 
 
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Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 7 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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Cadogan Place, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 16 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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Este Road, SW11 | 21 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 13 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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Imperial trophies: Collecting on campaign during the reconquest of the Sudan
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 13 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 13 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
121a Kings Road, SW3 | 6 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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208 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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184 King's Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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68 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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79 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 7 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 22 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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Barts
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Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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Dusk
London > Nightlife > Bars
339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 15 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 16 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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Chelsea Physic Garden
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66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | Same location as Chelsea Physic Garden
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
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Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Chelsea Physic Garden
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