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Chelsea Physic Garden, Chelsea, London

Chelsea Physic Garden
66 Royal Hospital Road
Chelsea
London

SW3 4HS
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Founded in 1673 by the Society of Apothecaries, Chelsea Physic Garden is one of Europe's oldest botanic gardens. It's 3.5 acres contain a garden showing the history of medicinal plants, a Pharmaceutical Garden and an ethnobotanical Garden of World Medicine; one of the oldest rock gardens in Europe (1773); botanical order beds; glasshouses and many rare and tender plants. An historical walk shows plant species introduced to Britain by a succession of famous curators.

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Nearest UK Airport: London Heathrow
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes - pre-booking please
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Café

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