The Chelsea Physic Garden


The Chelsea Physic Garden

Splendid herb garden founded in 1673.

Location: 66 Royal Hospital Road, SW3 4HS

Description: Situated in the heart of London - the Chelsea Physic Garden - is a 'Secret Garden' and a centre of education, beauty and relaxation.

Founded in 1673 by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, it continues to research the properties, origins and conservation of over 5000 species.

The garden promotes the study of botany in relation to medicine, known as the physic or healing arts. As the second oldest botanic garden in England it still fulfils the traditional functions of scientific research and plant conservation and undertakes to educate and inform.

Tours: Great Gardens of London

Tours: The Herbalist Tour of London

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The Chelsea Physic Garden

Splendid herb garden founded in 1673.

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