YHA Eden Project YHA

UK England South West England Cornwall St. Austell

01629 592 569   The Eden Project, Bodelva, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL24 2SG

The Eden Project's comfy on-site glamping site

If you've ever visited the Eden Project and wondered how nice it would be to wake up there, you will be pleased to know that the YHA is now the official accommodation provider for what is one of the country's top attractions, with camp and glamp facilities on site in an fashion in-keeping with its eco surroundings.

New for 2022 they've completely redesigned their glamping facilities offering airstreams, landpods and bell tents for an exquisite range of options. Wild camping is available for the Eden Sessions music events too!

Due to the unique nature of YHA Eden Project, this site is not suitable for groups larger than 16 people but is perfect for romantic retreats and small groups wanting to immerse themselves in the Eden project's natural world bubble. Or, if you're looking for something a little bigger, head to their nearby hostel, YHA Boswinger.



Suitable For

 This site is not suitable for groups larger than 16 people.


It's located directly on the Eden Project, so there's the endless natural world of the project to explore, Eden project events plus Eden Sessions music nights. 

Food & Drink

You can grab a hearty breakfast in the hostel for £5.25 (served from 8–11am) – it includes two freshly baked pastries, one piece of fruit, one fruit juice and one hot drink. You need to order in advance, though. There's also a light snack menu, a small range of microwave meals to cook on-site and a licensed bar with a selection of hot and cold drinks is available. Other food and drink is available from within the Eden grounds during standard opening hours.


Campsite open June–September only.


Glamping from £79 a night.

The Owner Says

The site has been redesigned as a camping and glamping location for 2022, offering the perfect opportunity to get closer to nature on your break. Hire one of our quirky Airstreams, bell tents or Landpods for a memorable night’s sleep under the stars. Wild camping is available for the Eden Sessions music events too!


Contact Website  01629 592 569  YHA Eden Project, The Eden Project, Bodelva, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL24 2SG

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Getting There

The Eden Project is situated just outside St Austell and is well signposted from the A30 from Exeter and the A391/390 from Plymouth. Follow the M5 southbound to Exeter before taking the A30 and continuing until you reach the Innis Downs junction (A391), from where the Eden Project is signposted. Once here, those staying overnight should report initially to the 'Service Gate' entrance.

The nearest coach stop is St Blazey Gate, 1 mile away. The 101 bus runs from St Austell Train Station (0845 748 4950) to the Eden Project during the day – if you are arriving in the evening you can book a taxi to YHA Eden Project. The 101 bus stop is a 15 minute walk away from the site.


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