Chelsea Flower Show (24 – 28 May 2011)
24-28 May, RHS Privilege Days
Show Gardens this year
Travelling to the show
We recommend visitors travel to the show by public transport. The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is located within the Transport for London congestion zone.
To find out more on how to navigate to the showground from other areas of London, go to the Transport for London Journey Planner.
Sloane Square Underground Station (on the District and Circle Line) is a 10-minute walk.
Bus numbers 11, 137, 211, 239, 360 and 452 stop closest to the showground, while bus numbers 19, 22, 319 and C1 stop at Sloane Square.
For further information on underground and bus travel visit the Transport for London website or call 020 7222 1234.
Victoria is the closest mainline station. A shuttle service runs between Victoria train station and the show from 7am to 8pm each day (6pm final day).
Adult: £2/£3.50 return. Children, senior citizens, Oyster card and Travel card holders: £2/£3 return.
For further information on rail services visit the National Rail Enquiries website or call 08457 484950.
Public parking, including for orange/blue badge holders, is available in Battersea Park. Battersea Park is located outside the Transport for London congestion zone and is approximately 20 minutes’ walk from the show. Alternatively, a park and ride service is available.
There are more than 2,000 spaces available from Tuesday to Friday, and on Saturday a lesser number of spaces are available due to other public events in Battersea Park.
Wandsworth Council parking charges apply: cars £25* per day, £15* after 2.30pm; motorcycles: no charge; coaches £30*.
* Please note: These prices were quoted to us by Wandsworth Council and are, as far as we are aware, correct, but should be checked before parking.
Bicycle racks will be available in Burton’s Court.
Coach companies must apply for a police set down/pick up permit in advance. To apply, e-mail details of the number of coaches, the day(s) of attendance, name and address to [email protected]
Parking is available in Battersea Park as above. Buses with wheelchair access run regularly to and from the show. Visitors needing to use the mobility bus should advise the parking stewards on arrival at Battersea Park.
Attendants cannot be provided but one companion is admitted free of charge per wheelchair user, visually impaired visitor or other person whose disability necessitates a carer.
Wheelchairs are available for loan, but must be reserved in advance.
For information on wheelchair loan call 0845 260 7000 from 5 January 2009. Limited availability. The closing date for booking is 15 May 2009.
The Rock Bank Restaurant offers a full English breakfast, three-course lunches, and late afternoon/early evening meals. To book a table, call 0845 260 7000 from 27 October 2008 during office hours (booking line closes two days before the relevant show day). Limited availability; please book early to avoid disappointment.
Restaurant bookings cost
Breakfast £15.50 Lunch £49.50 Dinner £49.50
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Catalogues cost £5 (plus £1.50 p&p in advance). Catalogues can be ordered in advance by calling 0844 209 0353, when buying your tickets online or bought on the day. The last day for ordering catalogues in advance is 29 April 2009.
Please note that catalogues will be posted first class during the week before the show.
This service is ONLY available within the UK.
For reasons of comfort and safety, children under five, babes in arms, pushchairs and prams are not admitted under any circumstances.
There is no re-admission once you leave the showground.
No animals admitted to the show, except for registered guide or assistance dogs.
Please note that this is a temporary, outdoor event on open parkland and is subject to varying weather and ground conditions. Although some temporary trackway is laid, much of the event is on open ground and care must be taken. We therefore advise that you check the weather forecast for the day of your visit, consider the nature of the event and the effects of any inclement weather on surface conditions, and wear suitable clothing and footwear. In extreme weather conditions, access may be restricted in the interest of safety.
Visitors will be subject to security searches.
Access information for disabled visitors
Full details on access to and around the showground
Terms & conditions
Tickets are sold subject to the terms and conditions of issue.
You should note that in the event of cancellation or curtailment of the whole or part of the event, only limited refunds are available. A full copy of the terms and conditions (including refund policy) is available online or by writing to the Membership Department, RHS, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PE.