Walking Tours

Royal Hospital Chelsea

Royal Hospital Chelsea Royal Hospital Rd Chelsea, London SW3 4SR United Kingdom
  • Attributes
  • Nearest Station
    Sloane Square

Royal Hospital Chelsea designed by Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723) in 1692 was founded in 1692 by King Charles II (1630-1685), the Chelsea Garden Show has been held there since 1913.

Royal Hospital Museum hall is dedicated to the Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) it features a panorama of the Battle of Waterloo in 1820 by artist George Jones (1786-1869).

Open: Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) from 10am to 4pm.

Price: Adult (16+) £10, Child (6-15) £8.

Where is The Royal Hospital Chelsea? It is a 10 minute walk from Sloane Square Station in zone 1. Sloane Square serves the District, Circle lines.

What is nearby on foot? Chelsea Physic Gardens 8 mins, Saatchi Gallery 6 mins, Carlyle’s House 15 mins, Chelsea Football Club 37 mins.

Did you know? This home to the Chelsea Pensioners retired Army Soldiers who exchanged their pensions for lodgings, board and clothes.