Wild Summer at Eden
Wild Families is taking place at the Eden Project this summer - explore outdoors and enjoy the quiet placesand secret spaces of Eden's magical wild estate with your family and friends. Take part in outdoor challenges and crafts followed by a relaxing lunch by the fire. Everyone is welcome and the activities are ideal for children aged up to 14 years.
Taking part costs from £30 per family including refreshments. Bring your own lunch to enjoy round the campfire.
The Fire Carriers
7th and 21st August, 10am - 1pm
Work together as a team to build the skills needed to allow you to work safely with fire. Create light, warmth and food using nature to make yourself comfortable in the Cornish wilds. Learn how to light fires using matches, flint and steel, craft lamps and make charcoal all before baking bread and storytelling around the campfire.
14th August, 10am - 1pm
Discover hidden worlds and adventure into Eden's woods, fields and hedgerows, taking notice of what's going on beneath your feet. You'll take part in sensory activities, games and crafts and potentially see the living world and all its beauty in a new way. Afterwards, relax by the campfire with snacks and refreshments.
Wild Wednesdays kids' club
25th July, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th August, 9.30am - 3.30pm
This kids' club takes place during the summer holidays for children aged 8-12 and is led by the experienced Eden Education Team. Taking place in the Eden Project's unique outdoor learning space, each session includes fun but challenging individual and group activities and there is also time by the fire to relax, craft and cook.
There will be physical and practical challenges, creative and craft activities and campfires, plus the opportunity for children to make new friends.
It costs £27 per child for each session, including refreshments.
Little Eden parent and under-fives club
Thursdays in August, 10am - 11.30am
This is the perfect opportunity for young families to play and learn together outside by taking part in wild games, campfire-cooking and nature-inspired craft activities. Find out more on the Eden Project website.
Other things to do nearby
The Cornish Way forms part of the National Cycle Network, a network of attractive places to cycle throughout the UK. Two thirds of the route is traffic free with the rest taking place on quiet roads.
The hostel has a handy emergency cycle and puncture repair kit on hand - just in case!
Situated in a former china claypit near St Austell, the Eden Project features a series of immense golf ball-shaped biomes which contain spectacularly exotic artificial Mediterranean, rainforest and ot
Visit the hands-on discovery centre and explore one of the finest mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country.
Don't miss this unusual glimpse into the past - a unique collection of shipwrecks, historical artefacts and varied exhibitions about the China Clay industry.
The jagged tor of Rough Tor is 1313 ft above sea level, making it the second highest point in Cornwall and a famous landmark of Bodmin Moor.
Enjoying the beers at YHA Eden Project? See how and where they're made with a trip to this award-winning brewery. Plenty to see and plenty to drink.
Don't miss out on something the area is famous for! Try an action packed surf lesson and take to the waves.
The largest, fastest and most exciting race circuit in the South West. Visit for a quick practice or challenge your friends to a race!
Fancy a walk on the wild side? Plan a day trip to one of the many isolated and quiet coves near Boswinger for a little wild swimming!
Explore Clay Country along the Pentewan, Bugle and Wheal Martyn trails on the way to the Eden Project. Don't forget that there's a £3 discount off entry fee when you arrive by bicycle!
This lovely area is great for water sports, so whatever mode of water transport takes your fancy, take the plunge and enjoy some fun on, or in, the water!
Offers an exciting range of extreme sports including surfing, coasteering, rock climbing, kite boarding and mountain biking.
Dive into a breathtaking 3D underwater world and be transported below the ocean's surface to watch some of the planet's fascinating creatures.
The newly opened Lanhydrock Bike Hub boasts three graded mountain bikes plus a skills area.