Day Trips, Family Activities, Nature & Wildlife, Outdoor Activities

Eden Project

Bodelva, St Ives, Cornwall, UK, PL24 2SG
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The Eden Project, an educational charity, connects us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future.

Our visitor destination in Cornwall, UK, is nestled in a huge crater. Here, massive Biomes housing the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to our striking contemporary gardens, summer concerts and exciting year-round family events.

Facilities

  • Rainforest biome
  • Mediterranean biome
  • Outdoor gardens
  • The core
  • Eden Kitchen restaurant
  • Seasonal plant highlights
  • England’s longest zip wire
  • Rainforest canopy walkway
  • Coffee House
  • Discovery trail for kids
  • Perfume garden

Admissions

  • Adults £25
  • Students £20
  • Children aged 5 – 16 £14
  • Children aged 0 – 4 free
  • Family tickets (two adults and two children) £69
  • Eden Project Membership Find out more

Accessibility

The Eden Project wants to provide a great experience for all ages, abilities and backgrounds.

We’re proud to have been awarded the Readers’ Choice award at the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain Awards in 2010, and to have a fantastic write-up in the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain.

Local directions

On foot or by bike

We’d love you to come to Eden by foot or bike, so if you do we’ll offer you a reduced entry price when you arrive here. When you do arrive, we have bike racks and luggage lockers for you to use.

By car

Just outside St Austell on the south coast of mid Cornwall, Eden is well signposted from the A30 from Exeter and the A391/390 from Plymouth.

If you’re coming from outside Cornwall, take the M5 southbound to Exeter, where the motorway splits. Take the A30 and exit at the Innis Downs junction (A391), then take the signs for Eden.

By bus or train

We’d love you to come to Eden using public transport, so if you do we’ll offer you a reduced entry price when you arrive here. See our tickets and prices page to find out how much you could save.

See the links below for bus and train times. You can also plan your journey using the Traveline South West website or by calling their helpline on 0871 200 2233.

Dog-friendly

Bring your dog to Eden to explore miles of paths in our Outdoor Gardens. We have a range of facilities for your four-legged friend, including water bowls and an undercover dining area.

Please note that assistance dogs are welcome throughout the whole Eden site.

  • Dedicated dog waste bins.
  • Water for dogs.
  • Undercover dining area for dogs on the terrace outside the Eden Bakery.
  • Shaded parking shelters in four car parks: Orange, Melon, Cherry and Lemon. These accommodate vehicles up to 9ft in length. The shelters in Orange car park have a water tap.

When you arrive please tell our friendly car park staff that you have a dog and they will direct you to the closest available dog shelter.

We encourage you to return to the parking area to check on your dog regularly. It is a four-minute walk from the Visitor Centre to Orange car park, or longer to the other car parks but you can take the park-and-ride bus service. Once you have your admission sticker, you can return to your car as many times as you wish.

There is a network of bridle paths and trails running past our car parks that are ideal for walking your dog.

If you would prefer not to bring your dog with you, there are a few local kennels that may be able to take dogs on a day boarding basis – please contact us for more information.

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