Guide to Newquay and Cornwall

The Eden Project

Your visit to Newquay will be incomplete without seeing the The Eden Project.

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The Eden Project is a visitor attraction in United Kingdom which contain’s the world’s largest greenhouse where in some artificial biomes and plants collected from all around th world were put there.
This complex consists of a number of domes that house plant species around the world, each emulating a biome. The domes were constructed strategically to help emulate a tropical environment to make the plants grow. They were made out of hundreds of hexagons and a few pentagons of transparent plastic that is like a cushion.
Aside from being a green theme park, The Eden Project aims not only to showcase the world’s beauties but also to help find positive futures in the face of a challenge. They have three categories of living things in which they are wishing to reach out and nurture and they are the people, the plants, and the planet.

They offer art exhibits, events, programmes and projects, workshops and educational tie- ups with schools, art, music and storytelling that will showcase their vision and mission to reach all people of the country or better yet, the whole world.

They have special access guides that will help visitors which has impairment. They work with Sensory Trust which helped them find creative approaches to physical access and sharing information.
The Eden Project indeed will provide a great experience for all ages, abilities and backgrounds.
Can’t wait to be and take part in The Eden Project? Here’s how.

The Eden Project is located at the heart of Cornwall which has the exact address of Eden Project, Bodelva, St Austell, Cornwall, PL24 2SG.

You can be there simply by walking, by riding a bicycle, riding a bus, a train or an airplane.

For those who live nearby and just want to walk, you can simply follow the Clay Trails Cycle Routes. Or if not, there are combined footpath and road routes from Luxulyan, Par and St, Austell which all have rail Links.

For riders, The Clay Trails Cycle Routes come to Eden from Bugle which is 4 miles and Wheal Martin, 5 miles. And along the way you can see some of Cornwall’s mining heritage and also you will be able to see and enjoy some spectacular views.

There are special buses that can pick you up from different stations and will take you to The Eden Project directly. For more information on bus routes and schedules, just call 0845 600 1420, 0163 7871 871 and 0871 2002 233 or log on to www.nationalrail.co.uk.
The Eden Project is well signposted from both the A30 from Exeter and the A391/390 from Plymouth. So you can easily locate it if you are going to use a car.

Visitors from outside the county can take the M5 southbound, to Exeter, where the motorway splits. Take the A30 and continue until you reach the Innis Downs junction (A 391) from which Eden is well signposted. There is ample parking at Eden and a park & ride service operates from the outer car parks.

If by air, the nearest airport is Newquay, served by flights from destinations including London, Manchester, Leeds/Bradford, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dublin and some European cities.

Visit Newquay Airport website or ring 01637 860600 for more information.

For the schedules, kindly refer to the chart below

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