Group Visits

Situated in the heart of London, Chelsea Physic Garden has a unique living collection of over 5,000 different edible, useful, medicinal and historical plants. This ‘hidden gem’ is a peaceful green oasis in which to enjoy a fascinating tour, followed by a relaxing lunch or afternoon tea at its popular Tangerine Dream café. Expert guides accompany groups and guided tours take around one hour.

Pre-booked Group ticket prices & times 2014

We welcome groups from Tuesday to Friday, during April to October. There are 2 time slots per day for guided groups, the first at 11:00am and the second at 1:00pm. Please check availability before completing the group booking form by either calling 020 7352 5646 or email groups@chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk.

£8.80 per Adult
£5.50 per student – students must show student cards on entry
£25 per guide (tour takes about 1 hour) Minimum 10 people per group
Maximum 40 people per group


Group bookings for the Café

Our licensed Tangerine Dream Café serves homemade salads and light lunches, freshly baked cakes, puddings and scones as well as light refreshments. For menu suggestions see the Café.

Due to the popularity of our Café, groups must pre-book refreshments. Please contact our Tangerine Dream Café, direct on 020 7349 6464 to discuss your requirements. Download the group visit menu to see what is on offer.


Group Visit Booking Procedure

  • Please check availability by either calling 020 7352 5646 or by emailing. groups@chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk.
  • To secure your agreed date, please download and return your group booking form as soon as possible.
  • Full payment and booking form should be received at least two weeks before the date of your visit. If payment is not received at least two weeks before the tour, we reserve the right to refuse entry.

Completed booking forms can be emailed to groups@chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk as, or sent to:
Group Bookings, Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road, London SW3 4HS.


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access to the Garden is via 66 Royal Hospital Road. There is a disabled parking bay outside 66 Royal Hospital Road with dropped curb access to the pavement as this is on the street parking we are unable to reserve this space. There is a wheelchair for visitors at the Garden but please ring the office on 020 7352 5646 to book it as it may otherwise be in use.


Other nearby attractions

A visit to the Physic Garden takes between 2 and 3 hours, if you’d like to combine your visit to the Garden with a visit to another attraction, we are situated within walking distance of the following:

Attraction Walking time
Battersea Park 

10 minutes

Cadogan Hall 

15 minutes

Carlyle’s House 

10 minutes

National Army Museum 

5 minutes

Natural History Museum 

25 minutes

Royal Court Theatre 

15 minutes

Royal Hospital Chelsea 

5 minutes

Saatchi Gallery 

15 minutes

Science Museum 

25 minutes

Victoria & Albert Museum 

25 minutes

New Garden of Medicinal Plants takes shape – opened April 2014
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