Grandparents & Toddlers at Eden
And are you looking for inspiring places and activities to enjoy with your grandchildren in Cornwall?
We’re running special ‘grandparent-friendly’ activity sessions at our beautiful site, where you can:
- enjoy spending time with your grandchildren outdoors
- be inspired by play ideas and outdoor fun, with activities led by our expert team
- have the chance to meet other grandparents with their grandchildren
Wednesdays: Explore and Play
Journey in to the Rainforest Biome to find some fascinating plants, then enjoy learning more about them through linked play activities back at the Core Café.
When: Wednesdays 10.30am-12pm and 1.30pm-3pm, on 7, 14, 21, 28 November, 5, 12 December.
Thursdays: Music in the Med
Make some noise as you sing, play and move to the beat of the Biome. Learn original songs written by music specialist Matt Douglas about the plant life at Eden in this interactive session. Sessions take place in the Citrus Grove in the Mediterranean Biome.
When: Thursdays 11am-11.45am, on 8, 15, 22, 29 November, 6 December
Thursdays: Little Eden for Grandparents
A free six-week course of outdoor play and fun especially for grandparents and under-fives, set in the magical fields at the periphery of Eden's wild estate.
When: Thursdays 1pm-2.30pm, on 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 November, 6 December
Fridays: Look Closely
Join us for Early Years science exploration in our brand new science Lab.
When: Fridays 11am-3pm, on 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November
How to join in: Simply drop-in; meet us at The Lab in the Core.
Who it’s for
We’ve designed these sessions with grandparents and under-fives in mind, as we know that many visit Eden regularly – often as part of regular childcare arrangements.
How to book
Please book sessions at https://www.edenproject.com/visit/whats-on/grandparent-toddler-activities The bookable sessions are free with admission (so you'll just need a ticket, Annual Pass, Locals' Pass or Eden Project Membership to come in), and don't forget that under-fives get free entry to Eden. You will need to book your grandchild(ren)'s free place on the session to help us anticipate numbers. We ask for a maximum of two children per adult. Please note that the named