The Eden Project is planning to reopen on 17 May 2021, subject to the latest Government guidance. Timed entry tickets for 17 May onwards are available to pre-book online. Our online shop remains open.

What is soil?

Did you know…? Soil usually takes centuries to form, but we made 83,000 tonnes of it in a few months to start off our gardens – by mixing green compost with waste from the former china clay pit that is our home. Find out more about soil and composting.

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