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“Sort out those queues” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Eden Project

Eden Project
Bodelva, Par, St Austell PL24 2SG, England
01726 811911
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Ranked #4 of 9 Attractions in Par
Type: Outdoors
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Owner description: Trek through the world's largest indoor rainforest, take in the sights and smells of our Mediterranean Biome, and explore our huge outdoor gardens. At the Eden Project you'll discover the fascinating relationships between plants and people. You'll also find a full calendar of family events throughout the year and music festivals in the summer. As an educational charity we run transformational social and environmental projects locally and internationally.
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London, United Kingdom
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“Sort out those queues”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

An amazing achiement yes and impressive even when raining if a little bit smug and self-righteous. But the queues to get in whilst they ask you about gift aid and donations and annual membership are dire and great though it is its not worth the pain of all that. Get a better system for entry, get your train to run as often as you say it does and maybe it'd be worth leaving the natural beauty of the Cornish coast for.

Visited July 2013
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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“A must for the plant lover”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

This is an attraction not to be missed, I loved every minute. There is much to see and do other than looking at plants, for thrill seekers there is a climbing wall and the super Skyride, which suspends you high above and sends you at high speed across the centre. The Domes are spectacular with every plant you can think of. There is a land train which takes you to the Domes but if you decide to walk down it is well worth it with plants of every colour on each side of the paths. There is a very large cafe but the prices are expensive so it is recommended to take your own food and drink, water is a must as it is very hot in the Domes especially on a hot day. The full price is £24 but once paid it gives you access to Eden for 12 months, excellent value for money.

Visited July 2013
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Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenija
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“Amazing place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Awesome place for nature lovers. Many interesting and educational facts presented. Beautiful in the summer (don't know how it looks out of season). 5 hours there went really quickly and we had to leave cause they were closing. It's a perfect place to spend a day. Also loved the covered parking area for dog owners. Tho dogs are allowed everywhere except the biomes.

About price; 23 pounds (paid as donation) gives you free entrance for whole year. That's a great offer for most ppl. And it's worth it also for a single visit.

Visited July 2013
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“What a great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Wandering around the Eden Project is fascinating. The entrance fee although high will last your for the year. It is well worth frequent trips as with all gardens plants change with the seasons. I will try the zip-wire next time!

Visited June 2013
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“A great visual day out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Excellent, we paid for tickets on line and in advance, so got them almost half price at £12, better than the full prices £25!

Good parking, park and ride bus to the front door from the car park. Take your own drinks as the bio domes can be hot and humid. Plenty to see, if you love gardens and plants of all types yo will find it interesting. He size of the place and the design of it is great, plenty of places to stop and do your own thing, p,entry of places to stop eat/ drink. The food halls/ restaurant were good, well organised and reasonable to. Th zip wire was fully booked, so done or stuck on it whilst we were here too! Not a good advertisement but good drama all the same! The place is really well deigned and well thought out, we really enjoyed it, plenty of walking over good ground. Top attraction.....

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