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Father Christmas at the Eden Project

Father Christmas at the Eden Project

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Type: Children's

Our Father Christmas experience

There are letters to sort, presents to deliver, and a very important sleigh to prepare. Father Christmas is keen to meet you and your children, so they can help.

Inside the cosy tent you’ll get to see ‘behind the scenes’, including the elves’ bunkbeds, the pigeonholes full of children’s letters, and all the stockings laid out ready for the big day.

After settling down for a story beside an open fire, each child can enjoy a special moment with the man in red. 

Booking essential 

Tickets and timings

Tickets cost £6 per child (aged 1 year plus) and £4 per adult – with discounted tickets for November sessions of £5 per child, and £3 per adult.

He'll be available to meet you and your family at the following times, every hour starting at half past:

25–26 November: 12.30–6.30pm

1–3 December: 12.30–6.30pm

8–10 December: 11.30–6.30pm

11–14 December: 3.30–5.30pm

15-17 December: 11.30–6.30pm

18–19 December: 10.30–6.30pm

20–23 December: 10.30–7.30pm

24 December: 10.30–3.30pm

Relaxed sessions

We work with the Sensory Trust to stage relaxed performances designed to welcome audience members who may benefit from a more informal experience, such as those with autism and sensory or communication needs. You can book these sessions at the following times:

3 December: 12.30pm

9 December: 1.30pm

14 December: 5.30pm

17 December: 11.30am

18 December: 12.30pm

22 December: 10.30am

Guidance for ticketholders 

Each session lasts approx 45 minutes and will start promptly. The time will be stated on your ticket.

You must purchase Eden Project admission tickets, or hold an Eden Project Membership, Annual Pass or Locals' Pass if you are going to visit Father Christmas as the experience will take place within the Eden Project.

Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable and valid for the stated time slot only. Dogs are not allowed inside the Father Christmas tent. 

All children must be accompanied by an adult; there is a maximum of four children per adult, and three adults per child. Adult tickets cannot be exchanged or used as entry for a child.

Please note that all members of your party (children aged one year and over, and adults) must have a ticket to see Father Christmas.

Contact Details

Eden Prohject
St Austell
PL24 2SG

Tel: +44 (0)1726 811911

Ticket Information

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£4.00 per ticket
Child (1 year plus)£6.00 per ticket

Normal Eden admission rates also apply. Booking essential

Road Directions

Visit Eden's website for door to door travel information

Public Transport Directions

Reduction on admission prices for everyone arriving on foot, bicycles or public transport (please retain bus tickets)