Planning a trip to Eden with a party of 15 people or more, and arriving by coach or minibus? A group package could be a great option; we welcome groups of all ages and interests, and have a range of exclusive benefits to take advantage of, including:

  • Over 40% off standard admission prices
  • No deposit required
  • 10% discount on pre-ordered catering vouchers
  • Free entry for one driver and one group organiser, tour escort or Blue Badge Guide per coach or minibus
  • Optional guided tours and talks
  • Discounted Guide Books

With so much to see and do, a group visit provides a fun, educational way to explore all that Eden has to offer, sharing the experience with others.

Not sure when to visit? Take a peek at our calendar of upcoming events.

Group visit rates

By booking as a group of 15 people or more, you can save over 40% compared to on-the-door admission prices. See our rates for 2019-2020 below.

  2019 standard group rate
(1 Mar – 31 Oct 2019)
2019/20 winter group rate
(1 Nov 2019  29 Feb 2020)
Senior (60+) £13 £10
Adult £15 £12
Child £7.50 £7.50
Student £13 £10

Prices include VAT. Please see our full terms and conditions.

Guided tours, talks and Guide Books

Why not add an extra special touch to a group visit? Our pre-bookable tours and talks provide invaluable insight into the history of Eden, and stories about the amazing plants visitors will discover.

Groups can also benefit from discounted Guide Books when pre-ordered in advance, helping make the most of their day and giving them a great souvenir to take home.

  • One-hour guided tours: £3 per person (minimum 20 people)
  • 20-minute introductory talk: £1 per person (minimum 20 people)
  • Guide Books: £5 each (minimum 10 books, RRP £6)

Find out more about tours, talks and Guide Books.

Catering options

From authentic Spanish paella, to traditional Cornish pasties, to delicious cakes and sweet treats, there's plenty of choice when it comes to food and drink at Eden. 

Catering vouchers are available to add onto group packages, giving flexibility of where and what to eat on the day. Vouchers are available in values of £2.50 and £5 (£100 minimum purchase), and can be redeemed at all of our main food and drink venues. 

Please make sure you pre-order your catering vouchers when making a group booking. We’ll ask you to pay for them on arrival to the Eden Project, and you’ll get a 10% discount on the total value of your vouchers.

Explore Eden’s cafés and restaurants.

How to book

To enquire or to make a booking for a group visit, please complete the online enquiry form via the button below and a member of the team will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your trip.

Alternatively, you can send an email to groups@edenproject.com or call our dedicated Groups Co-ordinator on 01726 811903.

Please note: we request a minimum of one week’s notice from the chosen date of your visit to secure a group booking. Approximate numbers only are needed at the time of booking. No deposit is required – full payment will be taken on the day of visit.

FAQs

Who qualifies for a group booking?

There must be a minimum of 15 guests, arriving by coach or minibus. This does not include anyone who is eligible for free entry.

How much does it cost to bring a group to the Eden Project?

Please see our group visit rates.

How do I enquire about a group booking?

Please contact us by completing the online enquiry form, and a member of the team will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your trip. Alternatively, you can email groups@edenproject.com or call our dedicated Groups Co-ordinator on 01726 811903.

Do you offer catering vouchers?

Yes. We have catering vouchers available in values of £2.50 and £5, which can be used at any of our main catering areas. A minimum spend of £100 is required.

If visiting with a group, can an admission ticket be converted into an Annual Pass?

Unfortunately, admission for groups cannot be used to obtain an Annual Pass.

Does anyone qualify for free entry?

For group visits, we allow one driver (per coach or minibus) and one group organiser, tour escort or Blue Badge Guide (per coach or minibus).

If anyone in the group is an Eden Member, Local Pass holder, Annual Pass holder or aged under five, they do not need to pay for entry. We also offer free entry for one carer per visitor with a disability.

Please note: to qualify for a group visit, there must be 15 or more people in the group. This number does not include anyone who qualifies for free entry.

Can I add a guided tour to a group visit?

Absolutely! We have a range of guided tours available starting from £3 per person. We also have introductory talks and discounted Guide Books available for your group. For more information, please see our guided tours page.

Is the Eden Project accessible?

We’re proud to be an accessible venue. If you have any concerns regarding mobility, please take a look at the assistance we can offer via our accessibility guide.

When can I book a group visit? When are you open?

You can book a group visit at any time of year, provided we are open as usual and there is availability. For further information about opening times and dates, please visit our opening times page.

Where do coaches and minibuses park?

You will be asked to park in Banana coach park which is located only a few minutes' walk to the Visitor Centre (entrance to the Eden Project). Our coach park facilities include toilets, a covered seating area and a catering outlet in peak season.

On your way to and from Eden, please ensure that designated signposted routes suitable for coaches are followed.

Will someone be there to meet the group on arrival?

Coaches are met by a member of the Eden team in Banana coach park (drop-off and pick-up point) to welcome group visitors to Eden.

How long will we need at the Eden Project?

We would recommend a minimum of 4.5 hours for a group visit, to make sure there’s plenty of time to explore. We also recommend allowing 30 minutes to return to the coach car park from the Biomes at the end of the visit.

Coach Tourism Association

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’d like to organise a group visit to Eden and are in need of transport, check out the Coach Tourism Association’s website to find travel companies that can help.

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