Visit our shop for a wonderful selection of gifts and souvenirs to remember the Chelsea Pensioners and the Royal Hospital.

All profits from sales go to the Chelsea Pensioners’ Appeal (charity no: 1076414), so you know your gift will help care for the Nation’s veterans.

To shop online Visit our online shop.

Within the shop there is also a small Community Post Office providing general postal services

Shop opening times

(Please note we are subject to closure at short notice):

  Open Close Closed for Lunch
Monday 9:30 15:30 12:15 - 13:30
Tuesday 9:30 15:30 12:15 - 13:30
Wednesday 9:30 15:30 12:15 - 13:30
Thursday 9:30 15:30 12:15 - 13:30
Friday 9:30 15:30 12:15 - 13:30
Weekends Closed Closed -

Royal Hospital Chelsea Shop & Post Office

Christmas Opening Hours

Date Open Close Closed for Lunch
Thursday 21st December 09:30 15:30 12:30 - 13:30
Friday 22nd - Wednesday 27th December Closed Closed -
Thursday 28th December 09:30 15:30 12:30 - 13:30
Friday 29th December 09:30 15:30 12:30 - 13:30
Monday 1st January Closed Closed -
Tuesday 2nd January 09:30 15:30 12:30 - 13:30
Wednesday 3rd January (Normal hours resume) 09:30 16:30 12:30 - 13:30


The closest entrance to the Shop is at the London Gate. You can locate this on our map by clicking here.

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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.