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Filming at the Eden Project

With a vast indoor rainforest, a lush and varied selection of outdoor gardens and beautiful planting from the temperate regions of the world in our Mediterranean Biome, the Eden Project is a world-class filming destination with locations and facilities for all levels of production.

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Our credits

Eden has an experienced media team who are used to helping organise all manner of filming, from TV series to photoshoots to feature films.

Selected credits


  • THE LAST BUS (Netflix), an action-packed, sci-fi Netflix Original series.
  • Landscape Artist of the Year (Sky Arts), in which Eden was the setting for episodes 1 and 4.
  • Songs of Praise (BBC One).
  • George Clarke's Amazing Spaces (Channel 4).
  • Rip-Off Britain - Holidays (BBC One) with Julia Somerville, Gloria Hunniford and Angela Rippon.
  • Flying Monsters 3D (Sky 3D) with David Attenborough.
  • How to Grow a Planet (BBC Two), in which Eden was the venue for a groundbreaking photosynthesis experiment.
  • BBC Music Day 2016, including the live outside broadcast of The One Show and the headline set from Duran Duran broadcast on BBC One.
  • The Day of the Triffids (BBC One), in which Eden doubled for the Congolese rainforest.
  • Gardeners’ World (BBC Two).
  • All Around Britain (ITV).
  • BBC TV Morning Live (BBC One).
  • Gardener of the Decade (BBC Two).
  • Love Your Garden (ITV), presented by Alan Titchmarsh.
  • Children in Need 2011.

As an educational charity, we’ve been featured in many children’s television programmes, including:

  • Blue Peter.
  • Maddie, the Plants and You.
  • Andy's Aquatic Adventures.
  • Andy's Safari Adventures.
  • Live ‘n’ Deadly with Steve Backshall and Naomi Wilkinson.
  • Mr Bloom's Nursery.
  • Nina and the Neurons.


Overseas and Music


The long-running Eden Sessions series of concerts has established Eden as a renowned music venue. Among the concerts filmed here was Sir Elton John’s 2015 Session, a big hit through BBC iPlayer.

Top recording artist George Ezra chose the Rainforest Biome as a location for the video for his song Barcelona.

Overseas productions

Eden welcomes enquiries from production companies worldwide. Among recent productions are:

What we can offer you

  • 1.5 hectares of indoor rainforest with the added advantages of power and aerial platforms. The indoor setting means your production won’t be affected by the outside weather.
  • Over 20 acres of varied outdoor gardens featuring over 3,000 varieties of plants.
  • An indoor Mediterranean setting offering a beautiful selection of planting from the temperate regions of the world.
  • Good vehicle access and plenty of parking.
  • Arrangements can be made for out-of-hours shoots and for aerial filming and photography (including drone use).
  • The fastest zip wire in England, which flies over both of the Biomes. Cameras can be used on the zip wire, provided they are securely attached.
  • On all shoots, a member or members of the Eden team will accompany you to help ensure everything goes smoothly.

Flying a drone at Eden

Drone flying at Eden must take place outside of our opening hours and is strictly prohibited unless pre-approved.

We only accept requests to fly from pilots working on behalf of a recognised media outlet.

In order to request approval to fly a drone at Eden, you will need to supply proof of CAA Certification,  Drone Insurance and a Liability Insurance Certificate. You will also need to provide a Risk Assessment and a Flight Plan.

Requests to fly a drone should be submitted with as much notice as possible and we cannot guarantee your request will be accepted.

If approved, pilots are required to fill in a Permission to Fly Form before the date of flight which will be supplied by the Eden team.

How to get in touch

If you’re interested in filming at Eden, please contact us with as much detail as possible and we would be happy to discuss your needs with you. We recommend making the time to recce the site before your shoot.

As Eden is an educational charity, we always ask for a location fee. This is negotiable - we will ask you to make us a reasonable offer.

Contact:, 01726 811901.

Find out more about the Eden Project