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The Eden Project in Cornwall

Eden Project, near St Austell

A stunning visitor attraction with must-see Biomes and dramatic outdoor landscaping.

Described as the eighth wonder of the world, the Eden Project is a dramatic global garden.

A crater the size of 30 football pitches - once a disused china clay pit - has been transformed into the world's largest greenhouse and an extensive outdoor landscape, with more than a million plants from all around the globe. One of its giant Biomes houses the biggest rainforest in captivity, complete with water features including a cascading waterfall. The other is host to the fruits of the Mediterranean and the flowers of South Africa and California. In the Outdoor Gardens you will find tea, lavender, sunflowers and hemp.

Eden is also a place to explore our connection with each other and the living world - from cocoa and coffee to bananas and rubber, from perfume and wine to medicine and construction, and so much more. With art, sculpture, stories, exhibits and exciting events, as well as fabulous themed programs in the school holidays, it's one of the truly must-see places in Britain, if not the world.

If you are looking for things to do in Cornwall this weekend we have some beautiful places for you to visit on your day out

You might also want to check out other gardens in the area.

Opening Times - see latest information including booking requirements by visiting website. Normally open all year. Come and enjoy each season at the Eden Project.

Disabled access, Dogs welcome (see above), Restaurant and cafe outlets (serving refreshments), Shop, Picnic areas. 


  • Telephone: 01726 811911
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  • Street: Bodelva
  • Postcode: PL24 2SG
  • City: St. Austell
  • County: Cornwall
  • Country: United Kingdom


If you want to take a break near the Eden Project, why not stay in one of our recommended hotels. Each hotel has genuine guest reviews enabling you to book from anywhere in the world in total confidence.  Look now for Eden Project Hotels

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