Celebrate your wedding in the spectacular yet understated, tranquil beauty of the Chelsea Physic Garden. Available for exclusive private hire on Saturdays and on weekday evenings, this outstanding and adaptable venue offers any number of décor and theme possibilities.

Exclusive hire means guests are most welcome to explore the pathways and peripheries. Discover idyllic photographic backdrops amidst its collection of over 5000 rare, beautiful and botanically significant, plants.

The Garden is an outdoor botanic venue with optional marquee hire. The venue is ‘dry hire’ so clients can select from a wide range of accredited suppliers to create their dream wedding. The Wedding Ceremony Room is available for up to 70 guests with blessings and humanist ceremonies elsewhere in the Garden warmly welcomed.

Suitable for

  • Saturday receptions
  • Weekday evening receptions
  • Civil ceremonies
  • Humanist ceremonies

Hire timings

  • Saturdays: Noon-22.00
  • Weekday evenings 18.30-22.00

For civil ceremonies in the Gallery please refer to the Gallery page.


  • Standing reception: 450 
  • Dinner and dance: 200
  • Civil ceremony in the Gallery: 70

Dates available for hire The Gallery (civil ceremony)

  • 20  January to 20 December 

Dates available for marquees on the lawns

  • 1 April to 19 December


  • Available upon request


To book: Please email Megan Taylor