Chelsea Physic Garden

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London’s oldest botanical garden, with four centuries of history—first as a medicinal garden, and now a secluded oasis in one of the city’s most sophisticated boroughs.

Insider Tip

Brush up your crafting skills at one of the Garden’s creative workshops, from flower-arranging and wreath-making to painting and planting.

Atlas Obscura
London's old-school healing garden.  View full review from Atlas Obscura
Travel + Leisure
Founded in 1673 by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London, the Chelsea Physic Garden is the city’s oldest botanic garden and home to Britain's first garden of ethnobotany. View full review from Travel + Leisure
Dating back to 1673 (so much older than Kew Gardens), it’s from this site that the first cotton plant was taken to Georgia. View full review from Departures
Address: 66 Royal Hospital Rd, London, England SW3 4HS
Phone: +44 20 7352 5646
Hours: Closed