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
You can help restore our remarkable Victorian glasshouses for future generations.
Our project will safeguard the glasshouses and conserve our important plant collections
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.
From just £39* a Friends' Membership subscription gives you access to Chelsea Physic Garden and four other partner gardens, and helps preserve this historic garden for future generations.
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.
The Physic Garden Café offers a relaxed and welcoming space, with simple fresh cuisine. The daily menu of interesting brunch options, a varied lunch menu and seasonal daily changing specials, is complemented by a wide range of cakes and full afternoon tea. There is an extensive wine list plus botanical cocktails, mocktails and juices.
From just £39* a Friends' Membership makes a wonderful gift which lasts all year round and helps preserve this historic garden for future generations.
Don't miss Autumn at Chelsea Physic Garden, it is the best time of year to drink in the glorious firework colours.
To celebrate the launch of this year’s batch of Chelsea Physic Garden honey, Today programme presenter and keen apiarist Martha Kearney joins Gardeners' Question Time’s Matthew Wilson to talk about her beekeeping escapades. Read more
Are your seedlings long and spindly? Do your cuttings sit and sulk for ages, and then die? Learn how to give your seeds and cuttings the best chance of turning into healthy plants. With CPG Propagation Manager or another senior member of the gardening team.
This is a chance for you to visit Chelsea Physic Garden and see what we have on offer for nurseries, schools, colleges and home-schooled groups. Our Education team will be here to answer any questions and take you on a tour of this wonderful outdoor educational resource. Additionally the Linnean Society will offer an introduction to their BioMedia Meltdown competition for KS3 students.
You’ll have the chance to learn some new skills around the subject of plants, history, art and science. Read more