Is one day enough for the family to see the whole of Eden Project? Any advise or suggestions please?
We estimate that it takes approximately five hours to see everything here at Eden, many families stay all day, but as we offer an Annual Pass if you donate your entry fee, you could visit more than once during your stay in Cornwall, giving you the flexibility to visit for a couple of hours one day and come back for another visit when you feel like it. I hope this is helpful.
We were done in an hour and half and paid £50 for both of us. there are few places to eat there but I noticed a lot of people brought sandwiches. A tip. Get there for around 10am because once you hit mid day there will be long queues and a long walk from your car.
As long as you get there early enough a day is sufficient to get round and see everything .
We went for a day and found that to be plenty of time, I do recommend getting there early so that you don't have to walk too far from the car park.
I went for 1 day and it was plenty of time to see the whole thing. We did go first thing and stayed all day.
If you only use 1 eyes of your 5 sinse when you go through the Eden entrance it is better to only buy a postcard for 1,5gbp or look at some videos from youtube, that is a better value.
If you even want to smell the plants and touch the structure of some plants and take photos from different vinkles, or painting some plants and playing in the spiral garden and hear how plants go through the wind and hearing the birds taking with each other, and explore the many different biomes and learn how the ecosystems are connected with each other. And maybe you also want to talk with some hortuculturist how you can be inspirede by growing som plants in your own place.
I will recommended if you arrive 10.00:
Outdoor gardens in one direction 1hour, core building 30min, outdoor garden 1h, picnic for lunch on a bench outside or from the cafe in corebuilding, go to mediterrian biome and learn about the differnt plants in 2hour, go to pukka for some teabreak, outdoor garden close to the biomes and up to the extreme garden 1hour and then go down again in a different direction 30min. So at 4pm you go to the rainforest biome and spend your last 2hours there if Eden close at 6pm. If they are open to 8pm your day you can eat dinner at 6 in some resturants and relax because you have surely walked some miles this day. Relax and eat and write down your memories from what you have explore and maybe you have missed som plants to visit so you can do that then or be a consumer in the shop at the entrance. So 8hour is my recommendation if you want to use your whole brain and body to explore Eden.
Yes but to really see everything give it the full day. You will be doing a lot of walking, although there is a nice restaurant area and places to sit in the gardens. You can also stay onsite in the "snooze boxes" if you book early. These are modular, compact, ensuite mini hotel rooms, much like the Yotel pod hotels at some major airports. The price is very reasonable and this gives you the ability to spend the whole day. We arrived the night before then went into the main project grounds first thing the next morning.
You need a full day to see every thing there, so I suggest an early start.
it's more of a two day thing I think just as it's a big site and you can miss things but you can do it in a day if you get there early
As ever, there's no simple answer. Many people will do one big day and go away happy that they've "seen it all". They won't have, but they've seen the highlights, which for them is good enough.
We did it over 2 days, enjoyed a nice lunch there both days and generally chilled at a more relaxing pace. I know which I prefer.
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