Dig into the history of what is and what was the horticultural landscape of Royal Hospital Chelsea’s neighbouring gardens with this brand new walking tour.

Discover some of the characters who brought life and beauty to riverside Chelsea.

Join our guide for this fascinating brand new walking tour, exploring the history of the area surrounding the Royal Hospital. You will hear tales of our local history including the fascinating spaces of Burton Court and Cheyne Walk, and we will peer through the trees to learn about the Chelsea Physic Garden.

Multiple dates available to book.

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Chelsea Pensioners in scarlet coat and Royal Gurkhas stood together
Chelsea Pensioners join the Liberation of Guernsey

This month marked the 79th anniversary of the Liberation of Guernsey. A group of 10 Chelsea Pensioners and serving soldiers from the Royal Gurkha Rifles visited the channel island to mark the occassion. 

Three Chelsea pensioners, two stood behind a bench and one sitting surrounded by red roses in pots
Introducing the Chelsea Pensioner Rose - 'every garden should have one'

A stunning new rose celebrating the Chelsea Pensioners was launched at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024. Exclusively grown by Harkness Roses for the Royal Hospital, the radiant, resilient Chelsea Pensioner Rose is an asset to any garden. And every rose sold helps support the iconic Army veterans it’s named for.