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9-10 June 2018

9-10 June 2018

Royal College of Physicians' Medicinal Garden

Visitor Information
Open

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

Activities

Conducted tours throughout the day. Learn how plants were used as medicines over the past five millennia to the present day. Tea and light refreshments. Toilets. Free Wi-Fi. Leaflets and books for sale and information on all the plants can be found at http://garden.rcplondon.ac.uk. The College building will be open.

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, 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

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

The Royal College of Physicians is celebrating the 500th anniversary of its founding, and the 400th anniversary of the publication of the world's first national pharmacopoeia in 2018.  

The medicinal garden will be at its best, with special trails to highlight plants used by Dr William Harvey who discovered the circulation of the blood in 1628. The plants used to make medicines in 1618, in the Pharmacopoeia Londinensis beds will be highlighted, and a Florilegium with paintings of these plants will be for sale.

The Garden Fellows will give tours throughout the day, on the 1,100 plants connected to medicines worldwide. A beautiful and educational garden.

Head Gardener: Jane Knowles
Visitor Information
Open

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

Activities

Conducted tours throughout the day. Learn how plants were used as medicines over the past five millennia to the present day. Tea and light refreshments. Toilets. Free Wi-Fi. Leaflets and books for sale and information on all the plants can be found at http://garden.rcplondon.ac.uk. The College building will be open.

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, 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

Working assistance dogs only

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