Walking Tours

Chelsea Physic Gardens

Chelsea Physic Garden 66 Royal Hospital Rd London SW3 4HS United Kingdom
  • Attributes
  • Nearest Station
    Sloane Square

Chelsea Physic Gardens established in 1673 is London’s oldest botanical garden and England’s oldest rock garden completed in 1773, the rocks were taken from the Tower of London.

Chelsea Physic Gardens is divided into the Pharmaceutical Garden, The Garden of World Medicine, The Garden of Edible & Useful Plants, and The World Woodland Garden.

Open: November to March, Monday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm (the Café and Shop are closed). March to October, Tuesday to Friday 11 am – 6 pm, Sundays & Bank Holidays 11 am – 6 pm (the Café closes at 5 pm). Summer Openings on Tuesdays and Wednesday in July and August until 10pm (last entry 8:30pm). Dogs are not permitted in the Gardens except for Guide Dogs.

Price: Adult £10.50, Children (5-15 years old) £6.95, children under 5 Free. Free guided tours every day.

Where is the Chelsea Physic Gardens? It is a 15 minute walk from Sloane Square Station in zone 1. Sloane Square serves the Circle, District lines.

What is nearby on foot? Carlyle’s House 7 mins, King’s Road 13 mins, Sloane Square 15 mins, Chelsea Football Club 29 mins.

Did you know? The word Physic means to heal.