To say thank you for the invaluable support of our local friends and business colleagues in Cornwall and Devon, we invite a range of groups to come and enjoy the Eden Project for free each winter.

About the offer

These offers are available to the groups listed below in Cornwall and Devon, who bring with them the correct forms of identification. No need to book; simply turn up.

The offer includes free entry to the Eden Project for the individual and their immediate family for the day (that’s a maximum of one extra adult and three children aged 16 and under).

There is also the option to:

Who can come when? 

Please note that all groups referred to below must be located in Cornwall or Devon.

If you find that you're not included on the list, you might like to take advantage of our Locals' Pass offer instead, which is available from 1 November 2016 throughout the winter, allowing residents of Devon and Cornwall to visit for a whole year.

Date Eligible groups in Cornwall and Devon What to bring with you as identification
18-19 November 2017 St Austell Brewery staff and publicans See note 2 below 
Teachers, teaching assistants, school/college/uni staff, and home educators See note 5 below
Exeter Council and Devon Councils staff (see full list) See note 1 below
Plymouth City Council staff See note 1 below
25-26 November 2017   Armed Forces employees and veterans See note 9 below 
Air, Sea and Army Cadet staff, Civilian Instructors and Cadets  See note 9 below 
St Austell residents (postcodes PL24, PL25, and PL26) See note 3 below 
2-3 December 2017 Armed Forces employees and veterans See note 9 below 
Air, Sea and Army Cadet staff, Civilian Instructors and Cadets See note 9 below 
Bodmin residents (postcodes PL30 and PL31) See note 3 below 
6-7 January 2018         Care professionals   See note 1 below
Armed Forces employees and veterans See note 9 below 
St Austell Brewery staff and publicans See note 3 below 
Air, Sea and Army Cadet staff, Civilian Instructors and Cadets See note 9 below 
Eden Project suppliers See note 1 below 
Gardens and National Trust staff See note 1 below 
Charity staff and volunteers See note 8 below 
13-14 January 2018  Tourist accommodation providers (eg B&B, hotel, hostel) See note 2 below 
Bodmin residents (postcodes PL30 and PL31) See note 3 below 
Cornwall Council staff See note 1 below 
Eden Project higher education students See note 6 below
Eden Partner organisation staff (Hangloose, Sensory Trust, BRE, CSBT, People & Gardens) See note 1 below
Youth groups staff, leaders and members (get more information See note 4 below 
20-21 January 2018    Teachers, teaching assistants, school/college/uni staff, and home educators See note 5 below
  Air, Sea and Army Cadet staff, Civilian Instructors and Cadets See note 9 below 
  Armed Forces employees and veterans See note 9 below  
  St Austell residents (postcodes PL24, PL25, and PL26) See note 3 below 
27-28 January 2018   Exeter Council and Devon Councils staff (see full list) See note 1 below 
  Plymouth City Council staff See note 1 below 
  St Austell Brewery staff and publicans See note 2 below 
  Gardens and National Trust staff See note 1 below
  Bodmin residents (postcodes PL30 and PL31) See note 3 below 
  Tourist accommodation providers (eg B&B, hotel, hostel) See note 2 below 
  Eden Project higher education students  See note 6 below
  Eden Project suppliers See note 1 below 
  Eden Partner organisation staff (Hangloose, Sensory Trust, BRE, CSBT, People & Gardens) See note 1 below 
  Youth groups staff, leaders and members (get more information See note 4 below 
  Charity staff and volunteers See note 8 below 
  Care professionals   See note 1 below 

More details 

Included Devon and Exeter Councils:

Devon County Council, East Devon District Council, Exeter City Council, Mid Devon District Council, North Devon District Council, South Hams District Council, Teignbridge District, Council, Torbay Council, Torridge District Council, West Devon Borough Council

Youth group examples:

These could include, for example, youth groups that form part of the Scout Association and Girlguiding UK, or Young Farmers' Clubs, or independent youth groups.

Suitable forms of identification

Please cross reference this list of identification suitable for the different groups mentioned in table above.

1. Proof of employment (eg payslip or photo ID name badge) 

2. Proof of employment (eg payslip or photo ID name badge) or of proprietorship

3. Proof of residence and identification (eg photo driving license or passport, plus a utility bill)

4. Proof of employment (eg payslip or photo ID name badge) or membership (eg membership card)

5. Proof of employment (eg payslip or photo ID name badge) or, for home educators (if possible), a membership card of confirmation letter you home educate. If you don't have proof that you're a home educator, please email education@edenproject.com to book your visit in advance.

6. Student card or identification 

8. Proof of employment (eg payslip or photo ID name badge) or of your voluntary position (eg welcome letter).

9. Proof of employment (eg payslip or photo ID name badge) or, if your partner is away on deployment, please bring a Dependents’ Card, Family Card, payslip, or letter from the base where your partner is stationed. For veterans, please bring proof of previous service in the Forces. For Cadets, please bring in your Record of Service book (3822 for Air Cadets, and equivalent for Sea and Army Cadets). For Civilian Instructors please obtain an official letter from your Squadron, and bring this with you. 

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