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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

Royal College of Physicians' Medicinal Garden

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00
Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Free conducted tours by Garden Fellows (Physicians from different fields of medicine) throughout the day. Learn how plants were used as medicines over the past five millennia to the present. Tea and
light refreshments. Toilets. Free Wi-Fi. Free trail leaflets, plant lists and some books for sale. Information on all the plants can be found on the website accessible from the garden.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Main garden at end of St Andrews Place. Access from Outer Circle, NOT Albany St or Peto Place
Nearest postcode: NW1 4LE

Buses

18, 27, 30, 88, 205, 453, C2

Stations

Great Portland Street (no service Sunday 9th June, 2019), Regent's Park

Cycle hire station

Longford Street (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Car Parking

No parking on site.

Access

Part of the garden has no path, just sloping lawn. Mostly brick paths. Wheelchair ramps where there are steps outside. Lifts inside the building

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

The Medicinal Garden contains 1,100 different plants connected to the history and practice of medicine worldwide. They are arranged according to their geographical origin around the modernist headquarters of the 500-year-old Royal College of Physicians. All plants are labelled and some have colour-coded texts highlighting links to Doctors in medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Cardiology and Shakespeare's poetry. Notable collections include Citrus, Cycads, South African flora and an area dedicated to plants used by the 17th century physicians. The garden aims to give delight and generate interest, displaying beautiful plants from around the world while offering insights into their qualities and uses.

Head Gardener: Jane Knowles
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00
Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Free conducted tours by Garden Fellows (Physicians from different fields of medicine) throughout the day. Learn how plants were used as medicines over the past five millennia to the present. Tea and
light refreshments. Toilets. Free Wi-Fi. Free trail leaflets, plant lists and some books for sale. Information on all the plants can be found on the website accessible from the garden.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Main garden at end of St Andrews Place. Access from Outer Circle, NOT Albany St or Peto Place
Nearest postcode: NW1 4LE

Buses

18, 27, 30, 88, 205, 453, C2

Stations

Great Portland Street (no service Sunday 9th June, 2019), Regent's Park

Cycle hire station

Longford Street (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Car Parking

No parking on site.

Access

Part of the garden has no path, just sloping lawn. Mostly brick paths. Wheelchair ramps where there are steps outside. Lifts inside the building

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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