The Chelsea Pensioners
The nation's iconic Army veterans
At the Royal Hospital Chelsea we offer excellent accommodation, comradeship and the highest standards of care for veterans of the British Army in recognition of their loyal service to the Nation.Meet the Pensioners
Become a Friend
The Friends of the Royal Hospital Chelsea is an active and welcoming membership scheme, offering a sociable experience to all our members as well as a deeper engagement with the Royal Hospital and the Chelsea Pensioners.Become a member
Christmas at the Royal Hospital
As we approach the season of goodwill, the Chelsea Pensioners prepare to enjoy a feast of Christmas traditions, from the Cheese Ceremony to the Stirring of the Christmas Pudding. Learn more about the centuries of festivities at the Royal Hospital.