The Garden, Café and Shop are open daily


Monday to Friday and Sundays. We are closed on Saturday

Please note: The Garden will close at 5.45pm on the 24th of May and at 4pm on the 6th of June

For full details of our hours click here

An Elixir of Letters

‘An Elixir of Letters’ A brand new exhibition of inscriptions and sculptures created by some of the UK's foremost letter carvers. Opens May 2018 at Chelsea Physic Garden.


Author: Wendy Bowen


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.

Garden parties

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.



Family Activity Days

We offer activity days for a range of ages and abilities - covering a great selection of topics:- from herbology to zoology, sculpture to chocolate and, of course, gardening.


Author: Michael Holland

Beverages Bubbles and Brews

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.



Buy or renew a Friend of the Garden membership

For just £52 you can sign up to join our Friend of the Garden membership scheme, or renew your existing membership. Just complete the registration form. A Friends Membership subscription makes a wonderful gift which lasts all year round and helps preserve this historic garden for future generations.


Author: Amy Byrne

Upcoming events & courses

  • Living Medicine: The Whole Body

    This award-winning 3-day course, spread over 2018 is for anyone interested in healing plants and foods, health, gardening or working with communities. It includes discussion, tasting and identifying healing plants, practical remedy making and assessing your own health and diet. It’s about the pleasure of sharing knowledge, growing, eating, drinking and turning that plant into a simple remedy! It covers: sleep & anxiety, skin, coughs, colds and allergies. Read more

  • The History of Chelsea Physic Garden in 10 Objects

    During this interactive day we will bring to life Chelsea Physic Garden whose history spans five centuries –via the stories behind 10 carefully chosen 'objects'. These will include herbarium specimens, books, artefacts and more. The day will include indoor presentations, a garden walk and a chance to see some treasures from our library. Read more

  • Elkstone Road Garden Oasis at Chelsea Fringe

    Elkstone Road Garden Oasis: an urban community garden in North Kensington. Special community gardening event during Chelsea Fringe - Thursday, 24th May from 4pm-8pm. Read more

Latest news

  • The Historical Walk

    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