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Chelsea Physic Garden, London

4.5
#17 of 186 in Parks in London
Situated in the heart of London, this 'Secret Garden' is a centre of education, beauty and relaxation. Chelsea Physic Garden was founded by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London in 1673 for its apprentices to study the medicinal qualities of plants. Throughout the 1700s it was one of the most important centres of botany and plant exchange in the world. It is London’s oldest botanic garden and a unique living museum.
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  • A lovely summer's afternoon spent wandering among beautifully maintained beds. We enjoyed an excellent tour with an extremely knowledgeable guide. Too much to take in in a single afternoon, so it will...  more »
  • Had an absolutely lovely time at the gardens, touring and enjoying the atmosphere. We spent hours admiring the wildlife and gorgeously cultivated flowers. However, one of our highlights was our amazin...  more »
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  • The gardens are spectacular. But the the dinners in the garden in the summer are super special. A three course price fixed menu under the stars cooked by an all-star chef. What could be better. The garden include medicinal plants from all over the world. Plan on an hour or two to properly enjoy the gardens. There also is a wonderful cafe. A must see in London.
  • The Garden is lovely, make sure you visit in the right weather and on the right season... a little paradise. But admissions are extremely expensive for what it really is and so is the restaurant/cafe! £10.50 adult and £7.50 for a 5 years old child? A bit over the top considering the size and the kind of amenities they offer.
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