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Royal Hospital Chelsea ½ mile

Museum, Chapel, Great Hall, Courts and Grounds. Walking tours can be booked, please see the website for details.
Open Museum M-F 1000-1600, closed BH.
www.chelsea-pensioners.co.uk
Buses operate from Clapham Junction and Victoria.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May

The Royal Horticultural Society holds the famous Chelsea Flower Show in the grounds of the Royal Hospital annually in late May. The Show is very popular and as tickets are strictly non-transferable you should buy them only through the official RHS website: www.rhs.org.uk

In early July the RHS holds a major Flower Show at Hampton Court.

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National Army Museum ½ mile

The story of the British Army from Agincourt in the 15th century to peace-keeping today. Displays cover campaigns and battles plus the social history of the Army. Café.
Open Daily 1000-1730.
www.nam.ac.uk
Buses operate from Clapham Junction and Victoria.

Chelsea Physic Garden ¾ mile

The second oldest botanic garden in the UK. The 4 acre peaceful garden contains many rare and unusual plants. Medicinal plants and tender species are a speciality.
Open Apr-Oct, WThFSu & BH 1200-1700.
www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk
Buses operate from Clapham Junction and Victoria.

Saatchi Gallery ¼ mile

The Saatchi Gallery presents curated exhibitions of contemporary art. Bar & Brasserie.
Open WThFSSu 1000-1800.
www.saatchigallery.com

Carlyle's House NT by bus then ¼ mile

In a quiet residential area of London, this Queen Anne house was the home of the writer and historian Thomas Carlyle. The Victorian period decor, furniture, pictures and books are all still in place.
Open Mar-Oct, WThFSSu & BH 1100-1700.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Bus 19, 22 & 319 from stop H to Carlyle Square (shortly after Chelsea Old Town Hall), about 6 minutes journey, Daily, about every 5 minutes.
Buses also operate from Clapham Junction and Victoria.

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