London’s Secret Garden

Please note that due to technical issues our audio guides will not be available for one week from 15/8. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused.

Opening Times:

Mondays Garden only 11am-5pm, café and shop closed.
Tuesday- Friday Garden and shop 11am-6pm (or dusk if earlier); café 11am-5pm
Sundays, Bank Holidays Garden, café and shop 11am-6pm

Last entry 30 minutes before closing, unless otherwise stated.

Additionally….
Late Summer Openings on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in July and August until 10 pm (last entry 8.30pm)

Entrance:
Please enter using 66 Royal Hospital Road on a Monday and Swan Walk Gate on all other days. Thank you.

Purchase a Gift Membership, and give the gift of London’s Secret Garden!

 

Please note that due to technical issues our audio guides will not be available for one week from 15/8. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused.

Opening Times:

Mondays Garden only 11am-5pm, café and shop closed.
Tuesday- Friday Garden and shop 11am-6pm (or dusk if earlier); café 11am-5pm
Sundays, Bank Holidays Garden, café and shop 11am-6pm

Last entry 30 minutes before closing, unless otherwise stated.

Additionally….
Late Summer Openings on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in July and August until 10 pm (last entry 8.30pm)

Entrance:
Please enter using 66 Royal Hospital Road on a Monday and Swan Walk Gate on all other days. Thank you.

Purchase a Gift Membership, and give the gift of London’s Secret Garden!

 

Chelsea Physic Garden was founded in 1673, as the Apothecaries’ Garden, with the purpose of training apprentices in the identification and use of medicinal plants. The location was chosen due to its proximity to the River Thames. This allowed the Apothecaries to moor their barge, collect plants in the surrounding areas and take advantage of the…

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Aug17

Sauropods and Cycads – Dinner with Dinosaurs

- at Chelsea Physic Garden

Sauropods and Cycads – Dinner with Dinosaurs An exciting family-workshop exploring how the evolution of plants shaped the world of dinosaurs. Amongst the living fossils of the Chelsea Physic Garden, participants will discover how the dramatically changing world of pre-historic plants impacted on the chosen breakfasts and lunches of allosaurs, sauropods and pterosaurs. Through garden…

Aug17

Twine @ Twilight Evening Event

- at Chelsea Physic Garden

Join us for an evening to celebrate the world of plant-based fabrics at the Garden on Thursday, August 17. This event forms part of our programme of events to celebrate our theme for 2017, 'Weaves & Leaves'. The evening will include: Live music from harpist Felix von Spreckelsen of the London Schools Symphony Orchestra, Layla Tutt and…

Aug20

Living Medicine: Digestive Discomforts

- at Chelsea Physic Garden

The digestive system is seen as fundamental to our overall health in most traditional medicine systems. During the day we will be looking at the physiology and at common problems affecting digestive health and seeing what kinds of herbs, foods and lifestyle strategies can help with these, as well as those promoting digestive function. The…

Aug22

Art of the Garden -full day

- at Chelsea Physic Garden

Come along to create art and craft inspired by the Garden. We will take you on a journey around the world to see vampire plants, spiky cacti, tropical treasures, medicines, worms, tadpoles, birds, vegetables, perfumes, seeds and ferns. Help will be on hand to develop your artistic skills in the inspiring setting of the Garden.…

Aug23

Silk // Unwoven Histories

- at Chelsea Physic Garden

Join Studio Cultivate at Chelsea Physic Garden in 2017 for Silk // Unwoven Histories, as we take you on a journey of story-telling and garden exploration. Weaving our way through Ancient China, to the Roman Empire, and across the war-torn seas of the European Age of Discovery, we'll learn how a smuggling princess, ruthless pirates…

Latest news

  • Twine @ Twilight

    5th July 2017

    Join us for an evening to celebrate the world of plant-based fabrics at the Garden on Thursday, August 17. This event forms part of our programme of events to celebrate our theme for 2017, ‘Weaves & Leaves’. The evening will include: Live music (details TBC) The world exclusive of a textile themed cocktail to be…

  • Board vacancies

    1st June 2017

    The Chelsea Physic Garden is looking for new Trustees to join the Board and new Directors to join the Board of its trading subsidiary, CPG Enterprises Ltd and  is inviting applications from interested and suitably experienced candidates. Find out more here.