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10 tropical trees to spot from our new Rainforest Aerial Walkway

August 20, 2013
Author: Carys Barriball

You can get a wonderful new perspective on the tropical trees in our Biome from our brand new Rainforest Aerial Walkway. Here’s a little guide to what you’ll see when you’re high up on our Walkway: Papaya (Carica papaya) Growing up to 10m high with leaves 70cm in diameter at the top of it’s trunk, this tree [...]

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Visit a little piece of Eden at the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

July 9, 2013
Author: Carys Barriball

We’ve teamed up with the Royal Horticultural society to create the UK’s largest butterfly rainforest experience at the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show in London this week. The RHS Butterfly Dome (open 9-14 July 2013) is a re-creation of our world-famous Rainforest Biome. Visitors will be plunged into the heart of a steamy jungle on [...]

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Private guided tours: the ideal way to explore Eden

June 28, 2013
Author: Carys Barriball

Eden’s private guided tours can help you make the most of your visit to Eden. Our experienced tour guide will help you find your ‘wow’ moment, whether your particular interest is gardening, architecture or sustainability, among many other subjects! Youu’ll need to book your tour in advance – you can find the costs and details [...]

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Off the beaten track at Eden: 10 things not to miss

June 26, 2013
Author: Matt Ashdown

A visit to Eden isn’t just all about the Biomes; there are all sorts of quiet spots to discover off the beaten track, from hidden huts to woodland glades to scented gardens. We spoke to staff and visitors to bring you this list of 10 places you shouldn’t miss on your next visit to Eden [...]

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Peace Camp brings love poems to the Eden Project

July 18, 2012
Author: Hannah

If you’re exploring the Eden Project this summer, look out for a special place at the heart of our Wild Cornwall area that’s dedicated to love poems. Step inside the bell tent and you’ll be greeted with a cascade of beautifully decorated bottles full of messages, complete with a delicious soundscape of poems read aloud [...]

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Unusual Mother’s Day ideas: Become a gardener for the day, take a Chocolate & chilli Eden tour

March 1, 2012
Author: Hannah

Why not treat your mum to a special experience this year? If she’s into gardening or loves chocolate, these unusual Mother’s Day gift ideas might be right up her street. Become a gardener for the day Designed for one special person only, this is a unique opportunity for your mum to spend the day working [...]

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Eden’s winter wonderland: an audio slideshow

December 10, 2011
Author: admin

Sit back with a hot drink and enjoy the magical pictures of the Eden Project in the winter in the audio slideshow below. Don’t forget to turn your speakers on or plug in some headphones, or you’ll miss out on the music. Whereas the snowy pictures at the beginning were taken in the harsh winters [...]

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Richard Benson: sometimes I disagree with Eden

April 11, 2011
Author: Guest

I don’t think you’re meant to just walk round Eden going, ‘Mmm, nice lemons, cool Biomes.’ You’re meant to think about it. Author Richard Benson on why Eden is such a challenge. I know that on someone’s tenth birthday you’re supposed to say only loving things about them, but I can’t do that for the [...]

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Sharpen up your ice skating skills at Eden

November 9, 2010
Author: Tom

Our popular Ice Rink is open once again. Book your skating session early to avoid disappointment! The Rink will be at Eden until Sunday 27 February 2011, so you’ve got plenty of time to slide down and have some icy fun. For full details of opening times and prices, see the Eden Project Ice Rink [...]

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Sky-high rainforest lookout to open soon

August 19, 2010
Author: Ben

Visitors to the Eden Project’s Rainforest Biome will soon get a chance to climb way above the treetops and enjoy a unique bird’s eye view of the biggest greenhouse in the world. The Rainforest Lookout is a new aerial platform at the top of the 150-foot-high biome – taller than the Tower of London – [...]

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