Chelsea Physic Garden

Chelsea Physic Garden

A beautiful garden covering 4 acres founded in 1653. Close to the River Thames.

The Chelsea Physic Garden is the oldest botanical garden in London, founded in 1673. Covering 4 acres the Garden has more than 5000 different plants. It also has one of the earliest rock gardens made with basaltic lava from Iceland.
A vast array of knowledge and discovery is contained within its walls: learn about different cultures in the Garden of World Medicine, see rare plants from Crete and the Atlantic islands of Madeira and the Canary Islands along the warm Island Endemic Flora wall, and smell the Perfumery and Aromatherapy borders. The Chelsea Physic Garden is well worth a visit.
New  - Garden of Edible and Useful Plants, highlighting the invaluable role that plants still play in our everyday lives.

2019 Chelsea Physic Gardens open most of year please see website for details of snowdrop days and other openings..
Renowned café, Book and Gift Shop, disabled access’.


  • Street: 66 Royal Hospital Road
  • Postcode: SW3 4HS
  • City: London
  • Country: United Kingdom


  • Telephone: 020 7352 5646
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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