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London EDITOR'S PICKS
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018: May 22 - 26
Every year since 1912, the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London has played host to the most prestigious and famous flower and garden show in the United Kingdom. Expect colorful displays, novel garden designs and horticultural exhibits. The Royal Family has been known to visit the show yearly so keep your eyes peeled for the Queen! Don't wait - the RHS Chelsea Flower Show only runs from May 22 to 26! Book your tickets in advance then explore the rest of London with our top picks. Jolly good!
Plan your visit to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Show times
22 - 25 May (Tuesday - Friday) : 8:00am - 8:00pm
26 May (Saturday) : 8:00am - 5:30pm*
*Each year, the plant sell-off begins at 4pm on the last day of the show.

Venue address
London Gate
Royal Hospital Road
Royal Hospital Chelsea
London
SW3 4SR

How to get there
By bus:
Closest stops: bus numbers 11, 137, 211, 360*, 170, 44 and 452
Sloane Square stop: bus numbers 19, 22, 319 and C1
*Please note: the 360 bus will not be stopping at bus stop ‘CH’ at the Bull Ring Gate, Chelsea Embankment. This bus stop will not be in use during the Flower Show week.

By tube or train:
Nearest tube station: Sloane Square (District and Circle Lines) is a 10-minute walk from the showground
Nearest train station: London Victoria

By car:
Public parking is available in Battersea Park, which is located outside the Transport for London congestion zone. It is approximately a 20-minute walk to the showground. If using GPS, please use the postcode SW11 4BY which will take you straight to the Rosary Gate entrance.

By shuttle bus:
Chelsea Flower Show Victoria Shuttle bus number 811

May 22 - 25, 2018 (Tuesday - Friday)
From Victoria Station, Buckingham Palace Road Stop Z5: 7:00am to 5:00pm (every 10-15 minutes)
From Chelsea Bridge Road (closest exit Barrack Gate): 10:30am to 8:30pm (every 10 minutes)

May 26, 2018 (Saturday)
From Victoria Station, Buckingham Palace Road Stop Z5: 7:00am to 4:00pm (every 10-15 minutes)
From Chelsea Bridge Road (closest exit Barrack Gate): 10:30am to 7:20pm (every 10 minutes)

Shuttle bus prices:
• adult single - GBP 4
• concession single (senior citizens, children and travelcard holders) - GBP 4
• adult return - GBP 6
• concession return - GBP 5
9Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Enjoy a VIP day out at the most famous flower show in the world and enjoy fine dining within the Raymond Blanc luxury hospitality village. Hosted annually at the Royal Hospital Gardens, 24 - 28 May.
    Meal Provided

    From USD365.92

    Daily
    4.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Come and enjoy an Afternoon Tea with delicious sandwiches, scones, cupcakes and macarons at the popular French Bakery located in the heart of trendy Covent Garden.

    From USD39.30

    Weekday
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. Enjoy an afternoon of sightseeing on London's River Thames during an afternoon tea cruise, including a selection of sandwiches, scones and cakes served with teas, coffees or champagne!

    From USD43.37

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. See London at night and admire your splendid view of the city landmarks as you cruise along the Thames River. Savor delicious food and be entertained by live music from London's finest musicians!
    Meal Provided

    USD111.13

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  5. What better way to see the highlights of London than from onboard a vintage double-decker bus? The tour also includes a cruise on the river Thames and the chance to see the Changing of the Guard.
    Meal Provided

    From USD40.66

    Daily
    3 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. The London Pass® with Oyster Travelcard
    TOP PICKS Instant Confirmation
    Make the most out of London with this conveniently packaged pass! The London Pass® grants access to the best attractions in London, while the Oyster Card offers convenient transport across London.

    From USD113.84

    Daily
  7. Travel back in time to Shakespeare's era exploring this fascinating theater and its exhibition. Learn about the curiosities of how theater was performed over 400 years ago!

    USD23.04

    Daily
  8. Let loose on this pub walking tour through London's West End pub scene. Visit four of some of the locals' favorite pubs, taste delicious beers and get to know West End's intriguing history.

    USD65.05

    Sun, Wed, Fri
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  9. This is the best travel pass if you wish to explore the London locations connected to enigmatic royalty past and present. Get access to up to 4 magnificent palaces in just one pass!

    From USD69.66

    Daily