THINGS TO DO IN CHELSEA
CHELSEA PHYSIC GARDEN
Tucked away beside the Thames, Chelsea Physic Garden is a celebration of the beauty and importance of plants. The walled garden was founded in 1673 by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, it became one of the most important centres of botany and plant exchange in the world.
CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW
A garden show held for five days in May by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea.
Aims to provide an innovative forum for contemporary art, presenting work by largely unseen young artists or by international artists.
Leading concert venue offering a rich and varied programme of live events. With excellent acoustics and outstanding architecture, it is the first choice for some of the UK's top orchestras.
DUKE OF YORK'S SQUARE FINE FOOD MARKET
Fine Food Market every Saturday from 10 am until 4 pm. Curated by Partridges, offers artisanal and locally produced meat, game, fish, bread, cakes, cupcakes and much more!
ROYAL COURT THEATRE
A leading force in world theatre for cultivating writers – undiscovered, emerging, and established.
Arthouse cinema with a cafe and Pullman seats, showing independent, mainstream, and classic films.
CHELSEA FARMER'S MARKET
A collection of shops and restaurants proves to be one of the more peaceful locations along the otherwise bustling Kings Road. A sunny day is really the only time to go, with the restaurants being exclusively outdoors.
Follow one of the scarlet-uniformed army veterans as you discover beautiful buildings designed by the architect of St Paul's Cathedral, Sir Christopher Wren, and hear the incredible stories of the Royal Hospital's past and present inhabitants.