Welcome to Chelsea Physic Garden

Tucked away beside the Thames, Chelsea Physic Garden is a celebration of the beauty and importance of plants. This walled Garden was founded in 1673 by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries for its apprentices to study the medicinal qualities of plants. It became one of the most important centres of botany and plant exchange in the world. Today, as an independent charity, we rely on visitors, Friends and supporters to help protect and nurture the Garden for future generations.

July in the Garden

Highlighting plants which are good for either the environment or the body...

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WWI Centenary

Find out about the Garden’s WWI history and share your family stories...

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Family Activity Days

A variety of activities to keep children amused during the summer holidays ...

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New Garden of Medicinal Plants takes shape – opened April 2014

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