Eden Project

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The Eden project will temporaily close from 4pm, Wednesday 4 November, in line with the latest goverment guidence. Read our FAQs on our website.

An unforgettable experience in an epic location. Its home is a dramatic global garden the size of thirty football pitches, nestling like a lost world in a crater overlooking St Austell Bay. One of its giant conservatories is a majestic rainforest cathedral, the other is host to the fruits of the Mediterranean and the flowers of South Africa and California. Outside in the landscaped grounds you will find tea, lavender, sunflowers and hemp.

It is a place to tell a hundred stories about the connection between plants and people. From cocoa and coffee to bananas and rubber. From paper and wine to perfume and brewing. From medicine to construction, and so much more.

There's an ever-growing variety of things for the kids to enjoy year round, with fantastic play equipment, outdoor trails, and even adventure activities (additional cost applies). Don't miss the Rainforest Canopy Walkway; climb above the treetops and get a bird's eye view of the Rainforest from high above the forest floor!

Dogs are welcome at Eden. They must be kept on a lead at all times and are not permitted in most indoor areas, including the Biomes (with the exception of guide or assistance dogs). 


  • Dogs Welcome
  • WC
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled WC
  • Baby Changing
  • WiFi Available
  • Food & Drink
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop
  • Outside Seating
  • Bicycle Parking Bay

Opening Times

The Eden project will temporaily close at 4pm, Wednesday 4 November, in line with the latest government guidance. Read our FAQs on our website.

Please check our website for up-to-date opening times


Contact Details

St Austell
PL24 2SG

Telephone: 01726 811911
Email: hello@edenproject.com
Web: http://www.edenproject.com/

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Upcoming Events

Ice Skating at Eden - Saturday 17 October 2020 to Thursday 21 January 2021

Ice Skating at the Eden Project

Online pre-booking essential*

Our glittering ice rink returns for the season on 17 October. With significantly reduced numbers of skaters on the ice, you’ll be able to enjoy more space to yourselves than ever before! 

To help maintain effective social distancing we’ve introduced a limited capacity to allow for safe skating on the ice at any one time, as well as encouraging skaters to book ahead online. Our café will also be serving a variety of sweet treats for everyone to enjoy.

*Please note that in addition to an ice skating ticket, skaters also need a valid form of Eden admission, and a pre-booked timed entry slot.

For further details, prices and to book please visit our WEBSITE 


Christmas at Eden - Friday 04 December 2020 to Wednesday 30 December 2020

All-new festive experience for 2020

• Selected dates 4-30 December 2020

• Open late on selected evenings

• Booking essential – pre-book online now

Join us for a beautiful and welcoming experience this Christmas at Eden, full of lights and music.

During the day, enjoy seasonal walks and trails through our Outdoor Gardens, take a whirl on the ice-rink*, and warm up with a hot chocolate or festive treat.

As darkness falls, the Biomes shine out with a festive welcome. Follow a route around the Rainforest Biome, where the tropical landscape is transformed into a magical world of shadows and light. Cross over to the Mediterranean Biome, where thousands of dancing, twinkling lights create a beautiful backdrop to a joyful celebration of Christmas music**, performed live by musicians positioned amongst the gardens and exhibits.

Look out for a very special guest in an all new location for 2020: Father Christmas and the elves have returned to Eden, with a magical show full of warmth and cheer for young and old*.

Please note that all visitors to Eden now have to pre-book a timed entry slot online at edenproject.com. See online to find out about other ways we’ll be keeping you and your family safe this Christmas.

* Additional tickets required for ice-skating and Father Christmas (pre-book online). Please note a very limited number of tickets remain for Father Christmas.

** Selected dates, full timetable on the website.