Group visits

Latest news: Group rates are held for 2015 and we're offering a further 20% off the group rate for visits during the Winter season.**
The Eden Project is an excellent place to visit as a group with a range of packages and discounts available for bookings of ten or more people.

Group of visitors, including a person in a wheelchair, on a guided tour in Eden's outdoor gardens
  • If there are ten or more of you arriving at Eden by car, you'll benefit from a group discount. The discounted rates are available on the bookings page when ten or more dated tickets are purchased.
  • If there are ten or more of you arriving at Eden by coach or minibus, you'll benefit from further discounts when you pre-book your visit below.

We welcome groups of all ages and interests to Eden, with so much to see and do, including a seasonal events programme, we would recommend allowing a minimum of 4½ hours for a visit. You will need to be pre-book and to allow us time to make your visit as welcoming as possible and please allow a minimum of one week's notice. Check out our calendar for forthcoming events.

Contact details

Full details, including prices, are available below; however, if you would like to contact Carol, our dedicated Groups Co-ordinator, call 01726 811903 or email cbarrett@edenproject.com.

2014/15 rates

The discounted rates* listed below are only available for groups of ten or more paying admissions arriving by coach or minibus: book online. Group benefits do not apply to special events unless otherwise stated, cannot be used to obtain an annual pass or in conjunction with any other offer.

  • Seniors: £10.25
  • Adults: £14
  • Children: £5.25
  • Students: £10.25

*Prices include VAT.
** Winter and Harvest offers applicable for 10+ visitors arriving by coach. 

For further info, please see Booking information (PDF).

People eligible for free entry

The total group number should exclude any person eligible for free entry as listed below:

  • one coach driver (per coach)
  • one group organiser, tour escort or Blue Badge Guide (per coach)
  • child aged under 5
  • free entry for essential carer per visitor with a disability
  • Eden Friend or Annual Passholder.

Benefits of booking as a group

  • One free driver's entry per coach and £10 complimentary catering voucher (minimum group size of 10 paying admission).
  • One free tour leader, group organiser per coach and a complimentary £5 voucher if the group numbers 25 or more.
  • Approximate numbers only are needed at the time of booking.
  • No deposit: full payment will be taken on the day.
  • Free coach parking and dedicated drop-off point within a few minutes' walk of the Visitor Centre. Our coach park facilities include toilets, covered seating area and a catering outlet in peak season.
  • Free coach wash.
  • Coach drivers' rest room and facilities.

Guide books

Pre-order guide books and purchase them on arrival at the reduced rate of £4 each (RRP £6). This will help your group make the most of their day and is also a great souvenir.

New for 2014 - Introductory talks for groups

From clay pit to world-famous visitor attraction – learn how the story unfolded with new introductory talks exclusively for groups. The pre-booked 20 minute talk will provide an invaluable insight into the history of Eden and the amazing plants you’ll discover when you continue your journey around the Biomes.

  • Additional cost - £1 per person
  • Subject to availability - Minimum group number 15, maximum per talk 30

Pre-booked group guided tours

If you would like your group to get even more from their visit we can request a tour with members of our Guide Team. Each tour lasts for one hour and covers one area of the Project. Find our more about fantastic seasonal tours on offer.

Please allow a minimum of one month’s notice to check availability.

Additional costs

  • £55 for up to 25 in a group
  • £110 for up to 55 in a group

Food and group catering discounts

Why not include catering vouchers for our excellent catering outlets in your group's package? The vouchers are accepted in any of our main catering areas and give flexibility of where and what to eat on the day. The vouchers need to be pre-ordered; however, we offer a 25% discount when they are purchased en-bloc on arrival (available in £2.50 and £5 values, £50 minimum purchase apply). Find out more about our food and drink outlets.

The discount will be applied at the point of purchasing. No change is given when the vouchers are used in payment. Vouchers cannot be exchanged for cash and unused vouchers cannot be refunded at the end of the day.

Arrival, departure and access  

  • Your coach will be met by our team in Banana Coach Park (drop-off and pick-up point). Our team will endeavor to board all coaches to welcome visitors to Eden.
  • The coach park is only a few minutes' walk to the Visitor Centre (entrance of the Project); however, if you have any concerns regarding mobility, please check out the assistance we can offer via our Access Guide.
  • Departure time will be agreed with the group on arrival. We recommend allowing 30 minutes to return to Banana Coach Park from the Biomes.
  • Land trains run regularly from the Visitor Centre to the Biomes and back.
  • The park and ride bus is available at the end of your visit to take the short ride back to Banana Coach Park. Look out for the signs when leaving the Visitor Centre.

Useful links and resources

Coach Tourism Council

To promote travel by coach, one of the most cost effective and green ways of visiting, we are members of the Coach Tourism Council and Group Travel Organiser Association. If you interested in joining a coach trip or organising your own group visit to Eden, check out the Coach Tourism Council website for travel companies that can help.

Awards

Eden is delighted to have been awarded the ‘Most Coach Friendly Tourist Attraction’ at the 2012 UK Coach Awards. Nominated by our customers it recognises leisure and tourist attractions that have gone the extra mile to accommodate, attract and welcome coaches, their drivers and passengers. We’ve also previously been recognised by readers of the Group Travel Organiser Magazine for providing excellent facilities for coach visitors and drivers in the ‘Best UK Attraction’ category.

 

 

Winter offer

Christmas tree and Biomes lit at night

Groups get 20% off the normal group rate for visits during our Winter Festival.

Read about our festival