Chelsea Physic Garden  

 
 
ADDRESS
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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