Kids' and family events at Eden

We put on special events for children and families throughout the year, in addition to the many permanent exhibits, workshops and activities on site.

Young kids doing chalk art on path

Whether you’re in Cornwall on holiday or live locally, you should check out our Events Calendar to find out the best days to bring your family to Eden.

Kids’ events by season

Here’s a small sample of what we offer for children during the year:

Spring

  • Chocolate Unwrapped: find out the fascinating story of chocolate, try making it and, of course, eating it!
  • The Gruffalo's Birthday Party: help the Gruffalo celebrate his 15th birthday this May Bank Holiday weekend.
  • The Art of Storytelling: we've got plans for a wonderful event that celebrates stories in their many forms.
  • SkyWire: ride England's longest zip wire, and get a bird's eye view of our enormous Biomes!

Summer

  • Rainforest Canopy Walkway: Kids will love this tropical treetop walk, and they'll learn why rainforests are so important. 
  • More family fun: we've always got loads to do over the summer, such as den building, live music on summer evenings, interactive trails, collaborative artworks, and much, much more!
  • SkyWire: ride England's longest zip wire, and get a bird's eye view of our enormous Biomes!

Autumn

  • Halloweden: spooky goings-on, including the Little Monsters’ Ball disco and ice skating.
  • Ice skating on our beautifully decorated rink.
  • SkyWire: ride England's longest zip wire, and get a bird's eye view of our enormous Biomes!

Winter

 

Events Calendar

For full details of special events for children taking place at Eden, choose the 'Family' category on the Events Calendar.

Questions about kids’ events

If you have any questions, check our FAQs or call us on 01726 811911.

 

Father holding son on shoulders in front of Eden's BiomesTwo smiling children in sandpit surrounded by bamboo

Play equipment at Eden

Children playing on a wooden climbing frame at Eden

Eden's whole landscape is playful, and has many fun surprises for kids.

Explore the equipment