Eden Project is a popular attraction in South Cornish Coast, a walkable area known for being family-friendly and relaxing. The small-town feel alone might allure you, but this locale has a number of top picks for dining and drinking. Outdoor settings, such as the sea, beaches, and gardens, attract many visitors. Hotels near Eden Project provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Helston area.
More to see near Eden Project
In addition to Eden Project, there's plenty more to see and do in Helston. Popular activities in the area include swimming, fishing, and being pampered at a spa.
Porthluney Cove, Porthpean Beach, and Gyllyngvase Beach are a few spots to soak up some sunshine. Dodman Point, Lost Gardens of Heligan, or Pinetum Park and Pine Lodge Gardens are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Pentewan Sands, Charlestown Harbour, and Polperro Harbour are other spots for some local fun.
Attractions like Royal Cornwall Museum, National Maritime Museum, and North Cornwall Museum can be part of your cultural tour. Notable landmarks include Caerhays Castle, St. Catherine's Castle, and St. Mawes Castle.
Bring the family to Eden Project, Newquay Zoo, and Blue Reef Aquarium. One of the most popular attractions in the area is the Land's End. Truro Cathedral, Pendinnis Castle, and Swanpool Beach are other must-sees.
Getting to Eden Project
Fly to the Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall) airport, 17.8 miles (28.7 km) from South Cornish Coast, where you'll find Eden Project. At 32.3 miles (52 km), Penzance (PZE-Penzance Heliport) is the next closest airport. You can take the train to St Austell Station, but Par Station and Truro Station are also in the vicinity. If you're arriving by water, the local port is another option.