What was once a sterile clay mine is now a vibrant global garden, brimming with plants, sculptures and play equipment. Explore miles of paths that twist and turn up and down the slopes of the pit. You'll get breathtaking views of the Biomes and discover gardens and landscapes featuring everything from beautiful ornamental flowers to crops used for medicine, fuels, materials and food.
The Eden Project is more than an unforgettable day out. Along with its stunning gardens and popular music events such as the Eden Sessions, it breaks boundaries on social and environmental projects - creating an unforgettable visit for everyone. It's run in the greenest way possible, helping create a sustainable future and allowing valuable research into plant life, eco-systems and conservation.
A fantastic destination for school trips and families, the Eden Project will leave you with a new appreciation of nature - you're bound to pick up gardening tips too! With the world's largest rainforest in captivity and the famous Rainforest Canopy Walkway, there are plenty of fun things to do.
Top 10 things to see
Global allotments, an inspiration for grow your own enthusiasts
Secluded spots and hidden corners in our Wild Cornwall area
The Nest, a huge climbing frame to keep the kids busy
The Spiral Garden, planted to stimulate all your senses
Plants which give us fuel
Myth and Folklore, a secret garden telling the stories behind plants
The giant wooden ship, set in a sea of tea leaves
Red-hot pokers, of which we have around 100 species and cultivars
Hops and barley, the magic ingredients for beer, in our brewing display
Hemp, the famous plant that goes into clothes and car panels worldwide.
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