Tucked away beside the Thames, Chelsea Physic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in London and houses around 5,000 different medicinal, herbal, edible, and useful plants. Read more
‘An Elixir of Letters’ A brand new exhibition of inscriptions and sculptures created by some of the UK's foremost letter carvers. Ends October 2018.
We are looking for enthusiastic people who can commit a regular amount of time each month to join our volunteer team and give valuable support to the Garden.
Spend a relaxed spring or summer afternoon with exclusive use of the beautiful Chelsea Physic Garden for your private Garden Party. A day in the garden with family and friends is a special and memorable way to celebrate.
Medicinal plants have been grown at the Garden since the 17th century, we continue this tradition today with displays of over 400 medicinal species used globally in the past, present and potentially the future.
Beverages, Bubbles and Brews.
Whether it’s the hops in your pint of beer or the leaves that infuse into your afternoon tea, this year at Chelsea Physic Garden we are exploring the plants that add the flavour and fizz to the glorious drinks and beverages that quench our thirst.
Hidden in the heart of London, Chelsea Physic Garden is a beautiful and magical setting for your special day.
Join us to look into the history, geography and science of chocolate and celebrate this very special plant-based food. The day will includes craft activities, a Garden tour, chocolate tasting and the chance to create your own mixtures to take away. For ages: 6 - 11
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Explore the world of colour all around us. Why and how do plants and animals use it to their advantage? Work with the textile artist, Lara Hailey to create some uniquely dyed and beautifully colourful natural art to take away.
Join us for an enjoyable day of soap and candle making. Learn more about these traditional crafts and the natural ingredients used. Enjoy experimenting with a choice of fragrances to make your own special soap and candle. For ages: 13+ Read more
The Historical Walk, laid out along the western side of the garden has been planted to show the work of some of the best known people associated with The Chelsea Physic Garden’s history, through plants introduced or first named by them. Read more