EVENTS & HOTELS NEAR THE CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW
The Chelsea Flower Show is a highlight of the London calendar and is one of the best horticultural events in the world. Set annually each May in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, the area is completely transformed by stunning feats of gardening talent, landscaping and floristry.
Stroll at your leisure through award-winning gardens, discover rare plants species and even invest in a few things for your own green space.
HOTELS NEAR THE CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW
THE ROYAL HORSEGUARDS HOTEL
18 minute journey on public transport to The Chelsea Flower Show
Situated right in the action on the River Thames, The Royal Horseguards Hotel offers fantastic views of London, from the Royal Parks to the west to the river and the distinctive skyline to the east. It's right in the heart of the city, making it easy to visit London's best green spaces and urban hustle in mere minutes.
THE CUMBERLAND HOTEL
27 minute journey on public transport to The Chelsea Flower Show
Just a 1 minute walk to Hyde Park, The Cumberland Hotel is ideally located between the expanse of famous green space and the bustle of Oxford Street and the West End. And with The Chelsea Flower Show just a short trip on public transport, exploring the city and its best events has never been easier.
When you’re tired out from a long day exploring though, you can head back and relax in the luxury and next level comfort of The Cumberland. Beyond comfort, the hotel also boasts quite the history, with its name forever linked to Jimi Hendrix who famously stayed here back in the 1960s.
THE TOWER HOTEL
30 minute journey on public transport to The Chelsea Flower Show
The Tower Hotel is situated right alongside the famous Tower of London (the clue is in the name!), one of the most iconic buildings in the city. And while the hotel may not quite carry the prestige of the Tower itself, it certainly offers the best views of it, as well as St Katharine Docks, Tower Bridge and the River Thames.
The hotel is well-located, well-connected, and boasts 801 luxurious rooms and suites that perfectly blend contemporary comforts with authentic detail.
THINGS TO DO NEAR THE CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW
THE CHARITY GALA PREVIEW
Each year, the Royal Horticultural Society holds a charity preview event to ring in the start of the British summer season. The tickets are understandably in high demand, but the opportunity to get an early look at the show’s spectacular gardening highlights should not be missed. To find more information and to book tickets for Charity Gala Preview visit the official site.
CHELSEA PENSIONER TOURS
The Royal Hospital Chelsea is not just a great venue for the Chelsea Flower Show, it’s also a place that offers its own unique story and beautiful Sir Christopher Wren architecture. A guided walking tour by one of the resident Chelsea Pensioners is the best way to learn all about it. To book the Chelsea Pensioner Tours visit the official site.
CHELSEA PHYSIC GARDEN
For garden, history, medicine or just food in general lovers, the Chelsea Physic Garden has something for you. There are approximately 5000 varieties of edible, medicinal and historical plants to explore in this garden of sensory delights. To find more information and to book tickets visit the Chelsea Physic Garden website.