Walking Tour: The Trees of Chelsea

26 September 2021

Walking Tour: The Trees of Chelsea

Join Paul Wood on a guided walk around Chelsea to learn about the area's arboreal history and discover some rare and intriguing trees.
Concession rates are available.
Trees along the Chelsea Embankment

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Description

Take some time to get to know the secret lives of the trees of Chelsea and their fascinating history on this special guided tour with expert Paul Wood.

Discover the site of London’s first street trees, a precursor to the revolutionary Chelsea Embankment. Catch a glimpse of the intriguing ‘Baobab’ plane tree, the rare hybrid strawberry tree, and encounter some famous names to boot.

The tour starts and finishes outside the National Army Museum.

About your guide

Paul Wood is the author of several books about trees and London, including London’s Street Trees and London is a Forest. His latest book, London Tree Walks, was released in September 2020.

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'London Tree Walks' book cover

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