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Chelsea Physic Garden

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66 Royal Hospital Road, London SW3 4HS, England
+44 20 7352 5646
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Reviewed yesterday

This horticultural marvel of 3.5 acres was founded in the late 17th century and has been looked after by the Worshipful Company of Apothecaries since it was acquired by Sir Hans Sloane. Its initial purpose as a botanical garden was to grow medicinal plants. Over...More

Thank Methymna
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Chelsea Physic garden with a friend not knowing what to expect, we took the tour with a very good guide, essential if you want to get the best from this garden, just one example was learning that America`s cotton growing industry which eventually had...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never heard of it until 2 years ago after my friend visited it. She returned with me on my first visit. Easy walk once we got a prompt getting away from Sloane Square in the right direction! Not very noticeable from the road either but...More

Thank Veronica H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this garden on a downpouring day and it was still stunning! The staff was incredible and went out of their way for us, the attendant loaned us an umbrella and the guide was very nice and helpful. My wife being a botanist has...More

Thank Brenden B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have a wonderful visit. The gardens are really inspirational and hugely interesting. Established in 1600’s so amazing to think of the plants being brought here over the years. Really well kept garden. We had supper on the main lawn. It was very British.... absolutely...More

Thank Barbados0506
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This beautiful, walled garden in the middle of all the hustle and bustle of London is a balm for the soul. To reach it easily, go to Victoria Station and then take the 170 bus to the garden. So many plants and so much information....More

Thank phoenixwatcher1
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Took the tour which was very informative. The garden was founded to study medicinal plants, and still has a nice collection of those. They have interesting signs indicating the historical importance of some of the displays as well. It Costs a little over ten pounds...More

Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Very interesting visit to the garden! We had a tour by a volunteer who was very knowledgeable about medicinal and toxic plants. I have read extensively about the topic so it was informative to see the plants in person. Even though it is the dryest...More

Thank juliem292017
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Visited last Friday, with a group of Staff and Volunteers from The National Trust property, Peckover House in Wisbech." One of our former colleagues now works at this garden" Travelled by coach and was easily able to stop and unload, and later load up. A...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 August 2018

On a lovely London evening, sun setting in a clear blue sky, we enjoyed the marvellous wealth of plants and sculpture in this oasis of calm - central London felt miles away. During July and August, after 6pm the entry fee is halved, making it...More

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Wealth courses through The King's Road, Chelsea's
upmarket artery of West London life packed with shops,
eateries and glitzy nightspots. For people-watching at
its best and luxury retail therapy that's largely
unrivalled, this area cannot be missed. But if this
showy street starts to overwhelm or a moment of price
tag shock sends you reeling, a quick detour down
pretty much any of many King's Road veins will reveal
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Gina S
21 July 2018|
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Response from largogoldoni | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps ... if you ask at the shop inside. Otherwise no.
Sarah B
17 April 2018|
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Response from MARTHACLEMATIS | Reviewed this property |
1.5 hrs plus 45 mins for coffees
Sonia B
11 February 2018|
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Response from Marco2311 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so.