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
Chelsea Physic Garden and the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust (RB&H) have joined together to present The Art & Healing Power of Plants, a showcase of work that intertwines botanical art, medicine and plants. The exhibition runs until 30th August.
Decorative glass bumble bee, handmade by Elizabeth Welch, available to buy from our online shop.
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.
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.
To celebrate the launch of this year’s batch of Chelsea Physic Garden honey, Today programme presenter and keen apiarist Martha Kearney joins Gardener’s Question Time’s Matthew Wilson to talk about her beekeeping escapades.
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.
We are thrilled to host Botanical Boys for a Garden tour exploring the history of terrarium design, followed by a terrarium-building workshop where you will make your own living garden in a jar. Read more
We are excited to announce that yoga will be coming to the Garden this summer. In this Monday morning class, you will flow through a sequence of postures, synchronizing breath with movement, working on both body and mind. Read more
Explore the world of colour all around us. Why and how do plants and animals use it to their advantage? Work with textile artist Lara Hailey to create uniquely dyed and beautifully colourful natural art to take away. For ages 8+