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Chelsea Physic Garden

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66 Royal Hospital Road, London SW3 4HS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a treasure the Physic Garden is. Even in mid cold, grey winter this was a wonderful place to visit. So interesting- I recommend getting the audio guide. There we were ( my daughter and I seeing plants that generate so many of our pharmaceuticals...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Slightly untidy winter feel right now which makes you look forward to spring time and when the gardens will bloom. Recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We were recommended to check out this garden by a friend. It was so wonderful and fascinating. The garden is separated by types of plants. One that was surprising was the section of poisonous plants. There was a small sign warning people not to touch...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

This is one of the oldest Botanic Gardens in England and in the U.K, a genuine first hand experience of Plants trees and Flowers from all around the world. I never thought that I would come across a Ginko Biloba Tree until i found Sir...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

A delightful start to the festive season at the Chelsea Physic Garden Christmas Fair today. Original independent stalls, nice people and good food at not unreasonable prices.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful autumn day in London, so we decided to visit, even though we knew that this is not the best time. Still very enjoyable and educational. We had lunch as well. The food was good, but the service was rather chaotic to say the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Moniaits
Reviewed November 13, 2018

This is a peaceful haven to visit during a sometimes hectic schedule in London. It is only 4 acres, so is very easy to get around. It's centuries old and has thousands of plants - medicinal, edible, useful and beautiful. I went by tube to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AngelaD17
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Went there to relax on a weekend day. Lots of plants and flowers, quiet and relaxing. At first I thought the entrance price is a little too much but considering how many species are there is quite a lot of hard work for the staff.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

A friend recommended this place to me, so having seen so many sights in London already on different trips, we decided to give it a go. Easy to reach by tube and simply walking the remainder of the way; it was a beautiful walk. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gardengirlBoston
Reviewed October 15, 2018

The Chelsea Physic Garden has been in operation for 350 years--more, if you consider it was a market garden before it was formalized. It's fairly small--I estimate it covers around 1/3 acre, but displays more than 5,000 plant species, many of them tropical. They can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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showy street starts to overwhelm or a moment of price
tag shock sends you reeling, a quick detour down
pretty much any of many King's Road veins will reveal
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Gina S
July 21, 2018|
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Response from largogoldoni | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps ... if you ask at the shop inside. Otherwise no.
Sarah B
April 17, 2018|
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Response from MARTHACLEMATIS | Reviewed this property |
1.5 hrs plus 45 mins for coffees
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February 11, 2018|
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Response from Marco2311 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so.