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.
There is no doubt that plants and nature can be a powerful aid in maintaining good health. Come and find out how to give yourself and your health a helping hand.
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.
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.
Glasshouse Manager Jess Snowball will lead a fascinating tour of our historic glasshouses, home to scores of exotic plants. Read more
We're teaming up with Margo Marrone of the wonderful Organic Pharmacy to bring to life the scent-sational world of plant perfumes, from the plants, science and jargon of perfumery to making your own perfect personal blend to take away. For ages 11 - 16 Read more
Fun and engaging garden-based workshop celebrating Shakespeare's world of plants, focusing on storytelling and using Shakespearean themes of apothecary, potions & poisons, medicines and maladies. For ages 5 - 12 Read more