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Please send your feedback on anything connected with The Eden Project

It can be about my site, but more importantly about the Project itself.

 

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Please Email your comments and I'll publish them here.

 

I did a Google search on monkey puzzle trees and a picture came up with your site address (guess you have a street named monkey puzzle?)  Anyway, I'm so glad I found this site as it is now on my list of places to visit. After seeing your site I went to the official site and was disappointed.  I'm keeping yours in my "places to visit" folder on my desktop.  Thanks! Terry Allen  (California US) 03/02/08 

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Dear Keith, thank you so much for your website, I love watching the changes I live in Scotland so I cant see it as often as I would like, however I will be visiting in April and am looking forward to that
  once again thank you and have a merry xmas and a happy 2008
cheers  Barbara   23/12/07

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Dear Keith,

More praise and thanks! This time for the excellent link to the flowering Titanum. For those of us too far away to visit regularly your pages are an invaluable link to what's happening at Eden.

Keep up the good work, its my favourite site.

Helen Kirby-Hasler  11/11/07

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Dear Keith - As someone who has been a fan of the Eden Project and an Eden Friend since the early days, I am delighted that I have found your marvellous site. Previously, I only checked the official Eden website, but your collection of photographs is not only superior but also beautifully up-to-date. I now look at your site on a daily basis to find out what has been happening !  Many congratulations on the standard of your website - I have already recommended it to several friends and family members around the world.
Best wishes, Carol (Chacewater, Cornwall) 23/06/07

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Dear Keith, I wanted to let you know how interesting I've found your Eden Project website. I was delighted to find the latest about the Seed's arrival as well as photos of this year's Bulb Mania and the new Garden of Ideas. I was also very interested to see the earlier photo record of the project build - it
was fascinating to see the journey taken.

I'm particularly interested as I worked with Eden's Green Team on placement two years ago. This was part of my year training at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens that also included time at Cambridge University Botanic Gardens and RHS Garden Wisley. I fondly remember pruning coffee plants in the HTB with Dina Gallick and planting Chilean Nothofagus with Adrian Lovatt, and indeed
sowing crops with Kevin Austin who I stayed with.

My experience at Hilliers was part of my BSc Horticulture from the University of Reading (that included two fieldtrips to Eden!). I've since graduated with a specialism in garden management, design, and restoration, and now study MSc Management at the University of Bath in support of career
interests.

I look forward to regularly viewing your website and hope to visit Eden in person soon.

With many thanks and best wishes,  Philip Turvil   11/06/07

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Sad isn't it, live and work in South Devon and just visited the Eden Project for the first time!
Stop wandering and go, we were very impressed with the whole experience, down top the smallest detail you can tell the place is managed with heart and sole. All Planning authorities should learn from this shinning example and get out of the dark ages!
Thanks for the site it was a must before visiting, I was up this morning at 4 (Sad I know) preparing for a fantastic day out, your site provided numerous pieces of information which made our experience even better Thanks!
Regards from Kevin. Even the kids didn't ask once 'when are we going home, I'm bored'

Kevin Fancett  11/04/07

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Greetings from Australia! I totally loved the Eden Project! Not only is it an amazing, breathtaking, educational & very beautiful experience but it is definitely in the Top Ten Places you should go & do in my 50 places you should see before you die list! I do recommend that you are there right on opening time to see everything! ( even then I think you could spend more time there!) I went on a Fri. & stayed into the evening to hear old Cornish folk stories inside the Mediterranean Dome then had the absolute pleasure in seeing and hearing the Eden Project Choir! Can't wait for their cd to come out! Thank you to all involved in bringing & maintaining a truly amazing place! Emma- oxoxox          oh I also recommend Brambles B&B if I may to rest your weary soul! oxoxo  Emma Skyba  21/01/07

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Hi Keith I have two problems! Firstly I live in Australia so I can't be a gift-aid member booohooooooo & visit throughout the year! (Lucky i have plenty of photo's & fond memories) but my major problem (well it's fairly major for me) is that I have no way getting to listen to the wonderful Eden Choir when I want to! Can you please somehow let them know that they have their no 1 fan in Australia waiting for them to bring out a cd!I did manage to briefly talk to a young blonde female member of the choir with her mother in the gift shop but didn't get an email to contact the choir! Also let them know that I really enjoyed the song from  the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou?  I would love to hear their version of Down To The River To Pray & Didn't Leave Nobody But The Baby or any other songs from the soundtrack! Thanks
Emma - Australia oxoxoxoxoxox
Emma Skyba   21/01/07

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Hi.
Just a greeting from New Zealand.
I was taken to the Eden Project 1/11/06 and wish I had seen your site prior to the visit as it would have given me a greater background to what to expect and look for as the whole is really too much to take in on one day.  However, I am pleased to have seen it and can congratulate you on your site.     You are doing a marvellous job and I will recommend it to folk who may be visiting. I was moved to Devonshire, village of Yarcombe, during WW11 and have lived in NZ since 1952    I lived on a farm called Underdown (in Yarcombe) and  (its a long story but)  we now have an Albatross named Underdown flying around the world and returning every year to the colony here in New Zealand at Tairoa Head.
Have just returned for three weeks but back in the warmer climes now.          Keep up the good work.  Regards.    F,W  23/12/06

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Keith,
I have been this way before when the Eden Project was being built and and enjoyed your site  very much.
Your photo record is priceless.
Best Regards 02/12/06

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Good morning,
My wife & I visited last Sunday & thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. as an engineer & carpenter I was very taken with the roof of the core.
The main thing however was the molly cake in Jo's cafe. gluten free, sugar free, fat free etc.
As a diabetic it was sheer joy to be able to be able to eat some cake, therefore my question is what is the receipt??
kind regards John Harmes  20/10/06

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Hi Keith,
 Thank you for your site. I found it better than the official one as I visited the project soon after it opened in 2001 and wanted to see an update. Their site is not very helpful to people on this side of the world.
 Thanks again and please continue.

    Penny Buchanan     06/09/06     Ed.  Thank you for your kind words.  Eden's own site has an incredible amount of information on it, extremely professional and quick to load.  I like taking pictures, pictures are slow to load, especially if you try to preserve the quality without compressing them too much. Eden is so photogenic.  I never come home after a visit without the media chips bulging with pictures.

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Hello Keith,
 
Just fell into your website! I visited Eden last week for the first time whilst on holiday and am currently putting together a photo story and screensaver of the whole trip.
 
I have found your site stunning and hope to spend more time looking at the Pictorial Diary.
This is going to be a favourite site as the visit was memorable and your information will only enhance it.
 
Thank you so much for such a brilliant experience!
 
( I fell in as I was looking for information on Magic Numbers whose performance I missed! A bit of a circuitous route as I had in fact booked Eden tickets online and did not find you whilst doing that.)

  Joyce  18/08/06

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Dear Keith,
 I love looking at your fantastic photo's of Eden, especially the flower ones. I think you're really clever to make such a brilliant site and I wish I knew how to do it. I have been to Eden with my granny, grandad, auntie Tina and cousin Jack, I hope I will be able to visit again soon.
Love from Tasha (aged 9) (nearly) 08/08/06

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what a useful website. I have been trying to find info on the official site and getting nowhere. I'm visiting next month and wanted site maps and related items in order to plan ahead. I found the official site unhelpful. maybe I just didn't hit the right buttons.  Patricia  Cumbria 02/08/06

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Andy Worsfold and family,

We visited the Eden Project for the third time last week. Our last visits were to see the building site and then during the first year and its sure changed. We had a great time, my 13 year old daughter took the daring decision to try the ride across on the zip wire. The Core is a  great addition and it was brilliant to see how the outside has grown up. We went back for the first of the jungle evenings and saw Baka Beyond in the smaller biome. Its a great place to see a band live and the atmosphere was really good. A great visit then, excellent staff and good food!. The shop could do with a bit of improvement though as it seems to lack a distinct flow. (I know about this as I'm a Manager for WHSmith!) Are there any jobs going?

An amazing website...I actually found it after searching for Carlyon bay on the internet as we visited and I wanted to see what the fuss is all about  30/07/06

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Hi Keith, What happened to the comments site there for a while. I was unable to access it for quite some time but am glad to see it is now in operation again.
Keep up the excellent photography and descriptions of what is occurring, I'm sure many people who are unable to visit regularly keep up to date with Eden's events and changing landscape as I do, through your amazing site. I'm hoping to make another visit later this year and look forward to exploring the finished Core Building and everything else that has changed since my last visit.

 Yours     Helen Kirby-Hasler 29/06/06       Ed. Slight problem with the server! OK now

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Hi Keith, I have visited the eden site twice and loved it, I wish I lived nearer Cornwall and could see more of it. however I came across your site and love watching the changing landscape. Keep up the good work        cheers \  Barbara  Ferguson  16/04/06

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Hello Keith,

I haven't written for a year or two but want you to know I really appreciate being able to see Eden all through the year when I am not able to be in Cornwall.

At the moment I'm desperate to be there but it isn't possible until later in the year.  So, thank you so much for your wonderful photos.  It helps a lot.
Best wishes   Glen Aston (Mrs)  Belgium. 11/04/06

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Hi,
I visited Eden for the 1st time last week, my wife had previously visited with her parents and was keen for me to view all that is Eden. I was not disappointed, there is something for everyone and although the weather wasn't great we all had an amazing time both inside and out. Hopefully next time we visit young Jack will be old enough to appreciate the amazing diversity of Eden. We all regularly check on your Eden site for updates but I'm sure you'll agree, 'There is nothing quite like the real thing' Keep up the good work and excellent photography though as the majority of us do not have the fortune to 'live next door' and enjoy Eden live on a regular basis.  Yours, Andy, Tina and Jack Bloom (Essex) 27/03/06

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I'm doing a school project about St Ives and I found your website extremely useful for pictures and information. the pictures you have taken are fantastic. Thank-you very much for this useful website!

Lois Gowland  21/03/06

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Hi Keith, My daughters (kindergarten and third grade) were watching the Travel Channel and noticed a program on the Eden Project.  My third grade daughter is VERY excited because her name is Eden!!!I Looked up Eden Project and found your website.  Very nice! Do you have any pointer's on the best time of the year to come, and where to fly into, where to stay, etc.  We live in Kansas City, USA.  Would love to travel here for a family vacation some time.  Tell me your thoughts.  I really am enjoying your website.

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HI Keith!!
I'm an A level English student and have been looking at your website for an editorial task, just wondered what made you create such a fantastic website about the eden project? also I rang up the Eden establishment and they said that you are a good friend. love to hear your feedback, an avid friend and fancier.  Love Me XXX   13/03/06

Ed. Heck I've got a fan, thank you for your kind words. I'm glad you have found my site useful, all students can freely use the pictures in their projects, I'm only pleased to help. To answer why I created my web about Eden is easy. From day one of the opening of the build (back in 2000) to the public and meeting Tim there.  I could feel the wow factor, enthusiasm, positivity, and shear determination and that was just Tim. Eden reflects all of those emotions, I get a dose of positivity on my every visit, and I just wanted to share the excitement with every one else.  Keith.

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Hello again Keith,
    Had the winter blues, so I thought I'd click onto your beautiful website, and what do you know ! spring has sprung at The Eden Project!, your site's a guarantee to lift any ones spirits, by the way has this site been voted best on the web? -should be!.  by the way thanks for reminding me of the best night I spent last year at Eden, at the Basement Jaxx concert, by posting up the series of concerts of last year.  keep up the good work Keith !, your site is so informative, with the most beautiful of photographs. Thanks- Julia 04/03/06

Ed. Never paid her anything, honest.

Hello Keith, I just stumbled across your web site and really enjoyed browsing through your photos - it's like travelling to Cornwall without leaving the house! Your site will be helpful to people who haven't yet been to Eden to give them a flavour of what to expect. Nicola 05/02/06

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Hi Keith
Lovely to meet you over the last couple of days and many thanks for the fun picture now on your brilliant website!
Best wishes   Stewart Ross  29/10/05

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This is the most beautiful site I ever saw  Y.Shalem. Eibuz Yagur ISRAEL   20/10/05

Ed, Thank you for your kind works. Keith

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Hi, I missed the program about Eden that was on BBC 2 the last 2 Fridays, I think it was a year at Eden or something like that.  Do you know where I can find a copy or any one who might have taped it? The lady next door told me she had watched it, and it was very interesting. Mandy Miles 19/10/05

Ed. I recorded both programs on DVD.  I thought it was good too, sorry due to copyright reasons I can't let you have a copy. Try asking around, I'm sure someone living near you may have taped it.

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Hi Keith,
What a delight to meet you in person as we wandered around Eden last week, thankyou for all the info you gave us which made the visit even more interesting for us both, particularly in the ERC. I don't know when we'll be back again but in the meantime we can keep checking your fantastic site to see what's going on. Keep up the good work, its a pleasure to view your excellent photography on a regular basis Helen Kirby-Hasler    19/10/05

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Hi Keith,
We have just made our 1st visit to Eden and were amazed at the variety of things to see and do. My Mother in Law recommended your site and we often pop in to have a look and view your amazing photography. Keep up the good work.
Wendy and Kerry Summers  02/10/05

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Hi Keith, My husband and I will be visiting Eden again next month, our 4th visit. We keep up to date on events by using your brilliant web site to see what's going on and to catch up on what we've missed.
Keep up the good work, for those of us who are too far away to visit regularly your site is essential. Thankyou for the brilliant photography that enables us to keep up to date. Helen Kirby-Hasler 25/09/05

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HI KEITH! absolutely brilliant website!
My family visited The Eden Project for the 1st time on the 26th August, I had purchased 2 tickets for the Basement Jaxx concert at this years Eden sessions, Having arrived early, we had a quick look around the Eden project, WOW! what a place, you really are transported to different worlds, What with the Humid Tropics Biome (phew!) and the Warm temperate Biome, and all the interesting educational facts, we are certainly going to have to revisit to take it all in properly.
  As we arrived early for the Basement Jaxx concert, My daughter and I took up prime positions in front of the stage, and met the most brilliant group of friends, which we spent the whole concert with, so it was thrilling to find that you had captured the lot of us on camera, and posted it on your photos of the Eden sessions. It was the best night my daughter and I had spent ever!, and thank you so much for capturing the essence of that night for us. We will probably meet you at future Eden sessions, no wonder the Eden is top of the tourist venues!  Julia Hodges 09/09/05 

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Hi Myself and my Fiancé went to the Eden project the first year it opened roughly 4 yrs ago at that time not much had grown and I had many hopes for the Eden project for the future.
We then both revisited in 2003 and what a surprise the project had come on leaps and bounds all growing lovely and a brilliant day out. Will leave it too your imagination, because if you are visiting this site you would have already been and know how good it is or you are considering going some time in the future and I hope you do.
Both me and my partner are due to visit Cornwall again soon and may well be seeing the Eden project once again overall excellent day out for all.
Tips:- Take a small hand held fan, plenty of bottled water, camera with lots of film and spare batteries, shorts and t-shirt advisable for inside domes, picnic (food and drink expensive), take time to look round , don't take animals especially in summer not aloud in either. Worth staying in Cornwall for a holiday lots to see and do and I am only 24 love it better than going abroad and yes I have been abroad so I am not just saying it. Have fun               Miss Ryan    12/08/05

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Hi, I went to the eden project with my dad when I was slightly younger and really found it interesting surprisingly, thinking that it would be for the older generation but found out that I was wrong. Me and my dad are re-visiting this month and taking my friend along with me ,she is very excited and looking forward to the fascinating objects and climates that she will experience and I will leave more feedback when I get home 11/07/05

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Admiration from Australia  Dear Keith,
Following your response to my email some years ago concerning the label sizing, I do enjoy going back to your page and keeping up to date.  I do so admire all that you all do.  Glad to see the Waratah and Bottlebrush.  I would have loved the bulbs. 
Thank you   Caroline Piesse   Melbourn

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Hi!
I love your page :-) After spending eight months in Cornwall and going to Eden regularly I really enjoy the pics. Here in cold Germany it's hard to believe that it's Daffodil - time already ...And it's amazing how the Education centre is coming on. I hope to come and see it myself in autumn or spring next year (latest :-)) )
I really miss Cornwall but your page and tons of photographs help ;-) Thanks, best wishes, Stefanie

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Dear Keith,

I would just like to say how much I enjoy looking at your website.  We are planning a visit in April and have found it very useful.  I keep looking at all the spring flowers that are beginning to bloom and can only hope that there are still some in bloom when we come.  We were going to Amsterdam and the Keukenhof Gardens again this year but having seen the advertisements in our local papers saying about the million bulbs that have been planted we thought we would give it a go and visit The Eden Project.  21/02/05

Ed. Flowing usually goes on until mid May so you should be fine, enjoy Eden when you come down!

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Hi Keith,
We have been visiting the Eden Project  since it was in construction and never fail to enjoy ourselves and be amazed at every visit. Our last visit was an evening in December, to see the biomes lit up in the dark was spectacular.
Your pictures are a fantastic illustration of the place and I have used your site a few times now to convince others to pay Eden a visit. Well done.
We are looking forward to the Meltdown party on Saturday, especially the fireworks.
Thanks again
Tracy, Swindon, Wiltshire  19/02/05

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Hi,
Just happened to find your Eden site when researching something else. What an excellent site and some smashing photos. I've bookmarked it so I can have a proper look when I have more time. Can't wait!
Kind regards  Chris  15/12/04

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Hi Keith,

Thanks for the superb set of images from the Lottery Party.   As 'Friends' my wife and  I would have loved to have been there but it is something of a journey from Norfolk and when you get to be 81 rushing about is not always on the cards.
However, we are hoping to visit for Bulbmania - I assume that it is taking place again this year.   From your images from this year's display I am inspired to make the effort to get down to see the blooms and smell the scent at the 2005 display.
With all good wishes     Donald French   17/11/04

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I visited the Eden project on the 4th October I have turned 60 and for the first time in my life I was taken back by the beauty and size of the whole project. the more I saw, the more I wanted to know about the whole project. One week later I am still stunned by the whole thing. Many thanks and congratulations already looking foreword to my next visit.  14/10/04

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Hi KEITH, Just to let you know that both my grandson and I loved the project. He took several photo's and has shown them to one of my other teenage grandsons, who has now expressed a wish to see it for himself. So guess what? I have to book another holiday to Cornwall, so that both of them can go at Easter. Thanks again. Joan Tyler Bridlington. 15/09/04

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I spent ages viewing your fantastic photographs on the website.  We first went to Eden project in its early days and loved it. we are going to return in April 2005 for a second visit .We are bringing our daughter who is a horticultural student. She has a place at Kew Gardens London in 2006 studying for a Kew Diploma. I cant wait to see the changes at Eden.  Carol   10/09/04

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As a result of looking at you website on the Eden project, I have now booked a 5 day holiday visiting Newquay and the Eden project ,with my 14 yr. old grandson. You have made it look a very attractive and educational place to see. Thank you !   Joan Tyler.  27/07/04

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Hi, I just got back from Cornwall after a delightful stay at 1 puddle (in your guide for places to stay) and I have to say your dreams are awesome and I wish you every success for the future after a delightful visit to your project. I visited the lost gardens and Tintagel as well, I will never forget Cornwall. You should never stop believing and one day your dreams will be achieved.         Nick Rudd  27/07/04

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Hi Keith,
Congratulations  -  one or two (plus?) beers and not a sign of camera shake.
Seriously.   Thanks for the superb updating on the photo front - at least the four hundred miles from there to Norfolk doesn't seem so bad.  Regards    Donald French  27/07/04

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Hi

I'm a Brazilian guy and I don't know speak in English very well, but I know how can I say what I think about this project... It's THE MORE WONDERFUL PROJECT of the world. The world could be the same! A question: can I speak in Portuguese with you!? Well, I'd like to enjoy to this project, so much! Thanks, and more SUCCESS to Eden. The world could be contaminate with this feeling... BYE!

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Hi Keith, I have just been enjoying your photos of the spring bulbs at Eden, wonderful! Haven't been down for a while and it's high time I did, looks like I have been missing a lot. Hope the tulips last till I get there. There seem to be plenty of attractive things to look at outside even while the building work is going on.
As ever, your site is the next best thing to being there. Great photos, thanks.
Sue from Plymouth  27/04/04

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We have just returned from Cornwall where we visited the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan. We enjoyed them both very much and found your website very useful before we went. We chose to stay at the Cormorant Hotel from your website and found it excellent - the food and accommodation were very good indeed. Thanks for your help.
Roger Brading  30/mar/04

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Thank you sooooo much. The pictures are just beautiful. I visited the Eden project in December 2003, and my camera was not working. So to be able to view and print some of your pictures completes my scrapbook. I just spent 2 hours viewing your wonderful site. Your documentation is very good.  It was truly a wonderful place and I recommend it to all ages.
 H. Nightingale, Auburn, Calif. USA

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Many congrats on a really super web site .The pictures are just stunning and I can't wait to make another visit, although living in Norfolk it will not be as soon as I would like. Again, well done  Carol 03/023/04

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This site is just too wonderful!  We will be coming to Cornwall late April 2004 for the first time and after seeing your Eden web site, we can hardly wait.  I've sent your site on to all my friends...they will be quite jealous Connie and Dick Volkman Wichita, Kansas  USA  04/01/04

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Just want to wish everyone connected with this lovely site a very Happy Christmas! Regards, Sue

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Just want to say thanks for your informative website, I particularly enjoy looking at your regularly updated photographs.  Eden is a spectacular place and I wish the official website was as interesting as yours is.
Regards, Sue    26/11/03   Ed.  Thank you for your kind words.

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In an unstable world places like 'Eden' are shining examples of what caring people can achieve for others, it offers real hope for all to participate in building a better future based on sustainability and the environment.
Wishing your good work continued success.     Ian  20/11/03

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Hello,
I visited Eden an amazing project,  in Sept. and was completely
delighted with every part of the site. Well done to everyone involved. We've had a minor success here in Co. Kildare ,Ireland where our local bog has finally been given protected status by the EU.
Can you forward to me a contact for the company who made  your beautiful flags?     Regards,   William D Finnie

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Hi,
I love you and your website. Thanks for making my day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>From Vicky  25/09/03

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Hi Keith,
         I love the Eden Project and I thi
nk your webpage is fantastic. I now have a passport and we go once a month to see how it has grown since our last visit.            
            Thanks so much
               Debbie
      17/09/03

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We visited Eden Sunday 31 August and were delighted with the spectacular view as we approached.  We had a really good meal in the cafe and then took a ride on the road train to the main Biome.
We were very impressed with the design and layout of the area.  Thank you very much for an enjoyable day out, wish we could have spent longer there.  Madeline Slade  07/09/03

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Hi Keith, have been thinking about visiting the Eden Project for some time now, after visiting your brilliant site we are no longer thinking we are going to visit very soon. Congratulations and well done "I'll be Back" Ann & Padraig, Ireland  01/09/03

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At the risk of causing cranial swelling to an even greater extent than already experienced, I would like to fully endorse all the positive praise written about this web site. A project such as the Eden Project deserves such a web site. Congratulations on a job very well done indeed. Sincerely yours, Tony Carey, Bristol   01/09/03

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Dear Keith,
I designed the pumping system for the waterfall and cascade in the HTB and spent a long time on site during the construction phase. Your site has the best collection of pictures that I have seen and it has brought back many memories. I don't get back as often as I would like as I live in Scotland but your site keeps me up to date on developments.   Thanks and best regards,    Gordon Murray  20/05/03

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Dear Keith,  We are coming to The Eden Project soon because it was somewhere we fancied seeing. Finding the site by you has whetted our appetites greatly. Many thanks, it's most enlightening.
Margaret and Gordon Southern, North Shields, Tyne and Wear   10/05/03

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I am currently doing an university assignment on Eden Project. I was kinda  worried about not able to get enough photos from publications until I found  your site. Just want to say thank you for posting the pics on your site, especially the under construction ones. I hope you don't mind me using them
for my assignment. Great work you've done there!  Cheers  Jasper  19/03/03

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Dear Keith,  Thank you so much for this site!  I am currently doing an exam project for GCSE art, and I chose to study the Eden Project, as I had previously visited, and enjoyed the experience thoroughly.  Your site has been such a help to me! The photos are truly excellent! Thanks again, Charlotte Rutledge, Co.Tyrone  15/03/03

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Dear Keith, I feel I must congratulate you on your brilliant Web sight of the Eden Project, I have been surfing the net for some 5 years now, and it has to be the best one I am yet to see. My wife and I along with a couple of friends intend to visit the sight in April or of this year and look forward to comparing your work to the real thing.
Once again many congratulations    Carl Richards 05/03/03

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Thank you for a very informative 'tour' of Eden Project. We are visiting late March for a week, and now I can't wait having seen all your great photos. Keep up the good work.  Jacquie Lawson  02/02/03

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Hello Keith.    After our visit yesterday on  Past Time Trains I thought I would just see what was to be found on Eden and came across your pretty marvellous web site. The quality of the pictures is excellent and a real joy to look at and well worth adding to my favourites. Hubby visited just after it was first opened and wanted to see what changes had been made and was well pleased. Quite a  long journey from Cheltenham, Glos. in a day but well worth the effort and thankfully the sun came out just after we left Plymouth.   Best Wishes  Anne Reed. 25/01/03

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Having just finished reading 'Eden' by Tim Smit I feel inspired to go there even though it is a long way from Perth, Western Australia. My suggestion is that Eden could harness the energies of people around the world by supplying accommodation in return for 6 - 8 weeks of volunteer work. People could apply for a position listing their skills which could be in the fields of education, horticulture, art, manual labour, cleaning, PR, business, IT, cultural adviser, recreation, research, etc. After one week's orientation and training they would contribute to the project wherever it is needed. This would not only benefit the project by providing free labour, but would spread the word globally about Eden's message as hundreds of inspired people go home after the experience of a lifetime.
Joy Cicchini,  Perth, Western Australia   25/01/03

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My husband & I visited from Israel in Sept. 2002 and were blown away by the Eden Project. The scope, vision, imagination and implementation of the project should be used as a model for many others around the world. I hope we'll find even more info & biomes on our next visit.    Marian Shay 13/12/02

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Hi, all I can say is the place is amazing. to gage it's true scale you just have to visit it to believe it, and the welcome from the local hotels is truly warm and friendly, my wife and I vested in the spring of this year (2002), and hope to return with our soon to be expanded family in the not to distant time.  Jonathan Parsons  18/11/02

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We were most pleased to hear recently about the future development at  'Eden'.. well done.
But if you are trying to cover the areas of tropics etc...why discount the Poles? We are regular visitors to New Zealand, and Christchurch have an  Antarctica Centre that produces an Antarctic environment...admittedly on a small scale, but visitors go into a 'fridge' dressed accordingly, and experience the Antarctic conditions...now there is a challenge for Eden!!
We look forward to future developments????  Mrs S Kettle,  Looe Cornwall 16/10/02

ed. umm,  well you may never know what may happen next!

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Just to say thanks for this "cracking" site, We have watched Eden grow from just a hole in the ground, and visit 2-3 times a year, plus lots of visits to your website.  Mel Rodeades  15/10/02

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Dear Keith
Thank you for sharing the fabulous photos of the Eden Project.
Regards
JULIA AND FAMILY   -    SARAWAK  MALAYSIA

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Great site Keith!

I used to live about two miles away from the project on the outskirts of St Austell but have since moved to Bath, so it was wonderful to come back last week and visit, passing through all the familiar places - Bugle, Stenalees, Penwithick - aahhh nostalgia!

My friends and I were totally knocked out by Eden and very extremely impressed with the layout, the spectacle of it all, the happy, friendly and helpful staff, the more than adequate seating in the restaurants (and the food of course) and the efforts to encourage public transport. It was a wonderful day out - I only wish it was there when I lived there.

As well as the 'This is Your Life', I also heard Tim Smit on 'Desert Island Discs' and one of his choices - 'Boys of Summer' by Don Henley is one of my favourites too.  Someone give the man a knighthood! 
Mel Darke 20/08/02

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Spent the morning with relatives in Fowey. Saw the tickets on sale at the Post Office.
Did a tour of both biomes in the afternoon-then again after tea with our friends and had the outdoor 'sheds' almost to ourselves 'til dark. Our wheelchair cases caught the last train up and then we shopped and finally dropped as the security car was sweeping the car parks.
A wonderful day.  17/08/02

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Hi Keith,
 
Thank you so much for your guided tour of the Eden project. We had heard about it from other people but wanted to know more and so went in via our search engine and what opened in front of our eyes was a wonder to behold - history, information, beautifully clear piccy's.
Now we know what we will be doing when we are on holiday next week in Cornwall.
Thank you again for making it special and 'living it' for us.
 Best wishes,     Revd Roy Burgess and family    08/08/02

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Keith, First of all - Love your site! Magic. The Eden Project is definitely on my list of places to go when I'm next in the UK - only problem is I'm not sure when that will be! It's a bit of a step from here in Oz! I have been viewing your pages since before the Eden Project opened - it gobsmacking stuff!

I read on the Eden Project homepages that they've just opened the Cloud Chamber in the Wild Cornwell area and wondered if you were planning to take some photos of it. I'm intrigued by the description and it sounds quite fantastic. Keep up the good work and - hopefully - I'll get to see the Cloud Chamber up on your site soon! The edensessions looked like a great deal of fun! You are so lucky to live 'next door'.  Cheers!  Rob 19/07/02

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I  visited the Eden Project on 16th June. I must say my wife and I think the project is fantastic, we really enjoyed our day there, and look forward to going again.
My only complaint would be the cost of food and drinks in the restaurants, and the cost of gift's in the shop, especially if one is a pensioner on a fixed income, so next time we go to Eden, we will take a packed lunch, and not use the restaurant.
The other point I would like to make is concerning the TROPICS BIOME, although one experiences the sights, smells and sheer scale of the rain forest, would it not be possible to have some 'sound recordings' of tropical birds played?.   Brian Jones   01/07/02  

Ed. Your second point first, and this is my option, and in no way do I speak for Eden on this,  There are white eyes, small tropical birds twitting and flying freely in the biomes,  I think these are far more real then any recorded tracks.  Your first point regarding the cost of food. If you eat in the Morocco Red restaurant a cooked dish is around £6 to £7 and this is real honest tasty food.  I often pop up for lunch myself.  I honestly think the food is of good quality and not over priced, but I will agree that it can add up and if you want to watch you penny by all means bring a packed lunch.  There's lots of places to sit and have a panic and what's nicer on a sunny day.

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Keith,  Really good site I will be viewing this over the next week in readiness for my Holidays in St Mawes 13th July on a Caravan Club Site ( 2 Weeks )  We will be Visiting the Eden Project at least once poss. more and will use all your info. 
QUESTION   I am having difficulty on Finding it on the Map where Geographically is it   ?    is it on your site. ?  My Road Maps Do not show it   any help much appreciated.   Thanks your site is now in my Favourites.                      Ken Banks from Derby   01/07/02

Ed. I know most maps don't show Eden or the new road to Eden from Roach off the A30.  The Map Reference for Eden is  204900,54800  There's a location map on the index page of my site.  If you can find St Austell most roads are signposted to Eden from there. 

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I came to know about your project through Television and browsed through the internet. I found the information to be excellent and the pictures are fantastic. Thanks to the persons who got the superb idea for educating and generating the interest about the plants and their habitats with their importance .If God permits  I would like to visit the place and fulfil my dream. Thank you  C. S. RAO,  Department of Botany,  St Anthony's College,
SHillong-793001  Meghalaya, INDIA 
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Dear Keith,
Excellent website, very informative and enthusiastic. We visited Eden first week in June 2002 whilst on holiday, on a late night opening, arriving around 5.30pm, no queues for parking, no queues for tickets, no queues anywhere! It was great being only a handful of people walking down to the biomes, whilst waves and waves of people were going the other way!
We were rewarded for our advance planning, the biomes were virtually deserted, it was perfect. This is our second visit, the first in early 2001, really amazed at how well everything had grown up since then, especially in the temperate zone. All the staff we met were friendly and helpful. One tip we would pass on - if its your first visit look in the temperate biome first then go into the tropical - it makes it even more impressive and helps you acclimatise to the heat. thanks again for the site    Chris DAVIES, Wiltshire  01/07/02

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Thank you for an enchanting revisiting of the Eden site. My family including four generations visited on 25th June. We arrived at lunchtime and parked surprisingly near. With a 13month old and a great grandma in tow we were delighted at how easy it was to move from car park to entrance and then down into the "crater". I was quite delighted at everything I saw and shall definitely visit again - this time taking more time to explore.  The new promised biomes should prove even more popular and your excellent illustrations of the site must prove a real enlightenment for people from around the world. Such a joy to see a project for all inhabitants of this beautiful planet - every country should have one! I shall certainly look to becoming a "friend of Eden" and wonder if they get the chance to volunteer for working holidays at the centre? I should certainly like a chance to be among the plants for a longer time even if only to pick up the rubbish (of which there was surprisingly l!
. Great place and without much consumerism in evidence. Keep up the good work with your handsome site. Jane Thorndale, Worcestershire   Jane Thorndale  01/07/02

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Really brilliant site - very informative.  I'll definitely visit now I've seen this.   Thanks  Amanda, Amanda Huggon, Assistant Registrar, Academic Standards and Support Unit, University of Bradford.

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I visited Eden on 27/5/02  A good day out, unfortunately...queued for appprox. 1 hour to get to the car park, so sort this out people or many disgruntled people like me will not return.
I also found some of the exhibits outside the spheres very tacky; world of rubber which is housed in a B&Q garden shed along with the giant vegetable exhibit, really these are quite laughable,  remove immediately.
Where is the giant roller-coaster? this site lends itself to this type of attraction, keep the kids happy and rack-up the profits with increased attendances.
In conclusion, I doubt I will return, but I hate flowers.         Robert Adams.

Ed. As a self confessed flower hater I think you may have been happier at Alton Towers a Theme Park with lots of Roller-Coasters, nothing wrong with Roller-Coasters I love them too, but a theme park is not what Eden is about. It's about plants and every ones reliance on plants for just about everything we use in every day life.  Hopefully your come back to Eden and take another look at plants,  in a different light.

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Greatly enjoy your website and excellent photographs. It's the next best thing to being there. Much more approachable than the official site! As an Eden Friend who lives in Plymouth I "pop down" quite regularly to see what's new. Had a look at the site today after a gap of a few weeks, and it prompted me to pay another visit! There seemed to be quite a few new things I hadn't seen. The cloud chamber was one (not open yet, but then, astonishingly, today there were no clouds either!) Wondered if you'd be there taking more photos and judging by the new ones put on since this morning, you obviously were. That's one of the great things about Eden, there's always something new to see, however frequently you visit. Best wishes, Sue.
PS. Although this is not a discussion board I feel I really have to answer the gentleman who complained about the "weeds" (below). Last I heard, so-called weeds are plants too, and I rather think it is deliberate. Eden is not some neat municipal garden and they won't be into unnecessary zapping with chemicals either. It all looked ok to me anyway.     Sue Spedding  01/06/02   Ed. Thank you for your freed back Sue.  I noticed the Cloud Chamber was closed, I guess there may be some fine adjustments to make before opening it to the public.
 

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Hey there,     Just as Steve pointed out that it is through the hard work of Keith people like Steve and myself (I am from India) may never get the opportunity to visit Eden gardens but thank to you Keith, we can sample  what could be in store for us. :)   Keep up the Good work      Jehangir      28/05/02

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Thanks Keith
You made the Eden project so much more enjoyable -  Douglas Groves   27/05/02

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Hi There,
Just a couple of comments you may wish to pass on or comment on. In May 2001 we visited for the first time and all were very impressed and enjoyed the experience. With one adverse comment where is the Union Jack, and if really required to be PC the EU flag.
That comment goes again for our re-visit this year, last week in fact.
I was very disappointed to see that the terraced gardens were not being kept weed free and generally looked after. In fact I thought many of the areas from the car parks and certainly many paths and gardens were in need of some good housekeeping. I do hope this is not going to turn in to another money machine and care is not taken to keep the standard up.    In short a very disappointing visit    Best Regards  Richard W. Rutter   20/05/02

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Dear Keith,  Many thanks for an excellent web site. The information and advice given, enabled us to have a really wonderful day.  Regards     Michael Coleman   13/05/02

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Have been to Eden at least 6 times, We live in Oxfordshire...and it has been a real eye opener to watch the Project come to reality Keep up the wonderful work and we'll be down again on May 20th ....can't wait to see what is or is not in bloom..
 From Eve and Derek Boughton   11/05/02

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Hi Keith,
Keep up the great work. Those of us who live in Romania will probably never be able to visit the Eden Project, but through your wonderful web pages, we can see the beautiful flowers and trees and get some idea of how great an achievement this project really is.    Steve    11/04/02

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Hi, I would just like to say what a great place the project is.. we visited last Thursday and found it fascinating.
The variety of plants from various countries and descriptions were excellent. and looking at the photos now we are back home bring back memories of a fantastic day..
Well done to all the hard workers who have put this project together and i look forward to seeing the project in the summertime when more of the plants outside are in full bloom.. keep up the hard work....

Maureen Taylor  23/03/02

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My wife and I made our first visit to Eden last week and were greatly impressed. We look forward to the construction of new biomes and another visit in due course. According to the local Cornish newspaper Tim Smit does not favour the setting up of other Eden type projects elsewhere, but on the BBC 1 news last night it said that this would be a future development. Which is correct?  Personally I feel that this type of project, if copied in other parts of the world, could be extremely valuable in the search for environmental care and the development of new resources to feed the world      Derrick W. Cooling     19/03/02

Ed. I believe his view is to spread this type of project, at lease that is what I heard him say yesterday.

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Dear Keith,
I am a primary teacher who has been involved with the Eden Art Project, so I look forward to your page for the children's work. Your site has been a great help and inspiration to us, and the children eagerly check it for new pictures. We also use your pictures as background on computers.  Thanks very much, and keep up the good work, it's brilliant!   Chris Chisnall   Ed.  Glad you have enjoyed looking at the site, feel free to enjoy the pictures.

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Hi Keith,  Most enjoyable website, with great pictures, and more user-friendly than the official site. I have written a report on the creating of the eden project for a part time college course, your site, along with the official one has been a great source of material and inspiration.
I think that eden project team has got the balance between a visitor attraction and a serious centre for research spot on. There is something for everyone.
We visited last year, shortly after the opening and can't wait to visit again this year, along with a trip to the lost gardens of Heligan made a holiday to remember. Keep up the good work, and the Eden ale!

 Paul and Sue Roberts  24/02/02

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I originally come from Cornwall and emigrated to New Zealand in 1997, my family told me about the Eden Project and I have followed it on your web-site. It has  been wonderful to watch the developments that have been made and will be one of the places I will visit  when I eventually return home for a visit. Congratulations on your wonderful site.
Bernice Nicol.
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Keith,
I intend to visit Eden in March so I thought I would check the Internet and found your site.
If all sites were this good the Internet might actually be worth having.  Top quality and very intuitive.
Photography being my interest I particularly like all the photos and the photo tips regarding condensation.
Excellent!
Kev.  23/02/02

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We would like to congratulate you on your excellent web site and the Eden team on their amazing achievements. We have followed the project closely from the initial build right through to opening and up to now have been delighted with new things every visit. As friends of Eden we make a point of coming to Cornwall every 6 to 8 weeks but please, please open more evenings prior to Christmas next year. After a long journey we were unable to get in on December 11th due to excessive queues. Thanks to you however we have just enjoyed the excellent photography of the events we missed. Jenny and Richard Ragg. Christchurch, Dorset. 26/12/01

Ed. Thank you for those kind words.  The 11th was a busy night and with so many friends being invited for wine and eats it was a bit of a scramble in  the Gallery, infact I escaped from there and dined more civilised  in the Morocco Red , after that night The management decided to open Thursdays as well.  Next year I'm sure they will build on the success of late opening near Christmas.

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MANY thanks for keeping us up to date with all the goings on at Eden.  Only managed a few visits this year whilst twice house-sitting in the Truro area but,  you have managed to make us not feel isolated from all the goings on and developments.  Unfortunately we missed Tim Smit and the Big Red Book.  None of our friends in your area thought to tape it - do you, by any chance, know where we can beg, borrow or steal (!!) a copy? We were quite amused when we had a letter, with a Xmas card, from a friend here in Northamptonshire, telling us how wonderful the Eden project is and telling us to visit!  We will have to wait until we see them to hear is they have been as many times as we have since the project started - 8 times last year and only less this year because of ill health!
Seasons Greetings and many thanks
Maureen & Barry Groom - Finedon, Wellingborough,  Northants  23/12/01

Ed. I recorded Tim on 'This is your Life' yes it is really good. I'm sure you understand for copy right reasons  I can't make a copy for you.

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Although I love the Eden project and visit regularly because I live locally, my only complaint is that when you are there trying to take in the feel of the place and the sculptures, the noise of the tractor chandelling visitors up and down the road is very annoying and distracting and not really in keeping with the wonder of it all!  Can you find a quieter more unobtrusive mode of transport?  Anna Lewins  04/12/01

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We visited Eden in it's infancy and are really looking forward to seeing the almost finished product sometime this month (Nov.) We live in Doncaster so the journey is somewhat daunting, but our enthusiasm is kept bubbling via your web site, it is on my favourites list, and is visited frequently. Keep up the good work. Thank you. J Dunnett

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My name is marina, and I am an international students in Leeds University Business School. I have heard about Eden project last night while I was watching " This is Your Life" programme with Tim Smith as the guest. I am very interested to visit Eden Project, but I could not find the map to indicate where exactly the project is. Everything is just about Cornwall. I think it will be very nice if you can provide a map of UK and show where exactly Cornwall is inside your web site, because many friends of mine (all international students) are confuse about the location of Cornwall. Thank you.   11/11/01

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Dear Keith,
Following certain clues, I'm glad I caught Tim's "Life" on T.V. last night, and that I taped it.  It was brilliant.  In fact a friend of mine, with no particular interest in Eden told me it was "one of the best she had ever seen"!  She felt there was nothing false about it and that the "luvvie" atmosphere which often besets this series was missing, with genuine praise and affection all round. A bit of tape to be treasured!
Re the book - am currently saving up for it!  It will all be worth it in the end. 
 
It has been very interesting reading the various comments on your website - certainly more "for" than "against".  I particularly agree with the comment that The Guide should if possible be read first; there was a lot we missed - and WHEN I manage to return, I think I shall have to camp out overnight!     Thanks again for the website - and congratulations to Tim (and family)!
Kind regards,       Barbara Lee.  Westcliff-on-Sea  11/11/01

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Dear Keith

I am a recent visitor to the Eden Project (I live in South East England) on an extremely wet day, and it has been lovely visiting and re-visiting it by means of your website.  There are quite a few pictures missing - but perhaps they will appear/reappear eventually. Yours is quite a bit more user-friendly than the "actual" website, which seems to require me to download many things before I can access anything.

 

I found everything at Eden quite overwhelming; it is a wonderful place and I just wish I was nearer so that I could visit regularly.  However, as I don't have my own jet and am the wrong side of 60 (I was glad of the land train and the buggy!) I shall just have to live on the memory - and, of course, visit your website. 

 

I believe THE BOOK is out this month.  Ever behind the times, I am only just reading "The Lost Gardens of Heligan", so this will give me time to save up for it.  Have you any idea if there will be a soft back edition coming eventually; the hardback is £25 (£20 via Amazon) so perhaps a paperback edition would be less expensive?

 

Keep up the good work!  By the way, just how much Eden ale do you consume???  Barbara Lee  01/11/01

 

Ed. My site is picture heavy and it can take a while for a page to down load.  Eden's own new super duper site will soon be live I can't wait to see it.  THE BOOK I have my own signed copy and it's a must have!!!  Go for the hard cover, a book this good is going to get read and read again!!!  What a Christmas present.  There's so many super pictures and unique ones from 800 feet above Eden.  OK I think I've sold some copies.  It's going to be in short supply so order yours now.

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Hi, visited Eden Project from the U.S.A. in September and found it interesting and informative but not beautiful (that is o.k. not everything is beautiful).  It had been high on my list of priorities for my week in Cornwall. I am glad I visited and would go again, however note that since I have been home I have read a the Eden Project Guide book  over and over and am amazed at what I missed!  It makes me want to go back immediately...so take a few moments or more and read the guide book FIRST and I'm sure you will get much more out of the exhibitions and in the long run see more as you can focus on the areas of your specific interests if you know where they are.  I first heard of the Eden Project of the Internet and happy to have found this site...what made me really happy was seeing that two of your photos are very similar to two that I have taken and are now in my trip album.  Cornwall has a lot of interesting places to explore and I love it.  Hopefully I will visit again!   Kendra Hough  29/10/01

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My wife and I plus two children and  father and mother came down to visit about one month ago.  It was the best day out we have spent for a very long time. The admission price was not out of reach for people with family's which now a days most places are, the only suggestion I  would make is there is not enough places for the elderly to sit down an rest because the heat gets to them quickly.
I would like to add that where I come from in Oxfordshire there is not enough information about this wonderful place. More needs to be sent to schools and other places so people in the midlands can learn all about it .
Andrew  North   18/10/01

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Hi Keith,
         My wife and I came to Padstow on our hols on the 15th Sept & came to visit the project on the 18th.We were taken aback on the sheer size of the place and what it had to offer, absolutely "AWESOME" I'm disabled unfortunately, but the level of help I had was superb, the staff are second to none, nothing seemed to be too much trouble. They should be congratulated. We were their all afternoon and still didn't see it all so we'll definitely be back. To read the comments from folk that knock the place, they must be on a different PLANET! We both thought it was definitely value for money, congratulations to all involved and we'll see you again in the future to see how thing's have developed. Once again many thanks for a truly magnificent day.
                Mick&Margaret Longbottom       GRIMSBY  NE LINCOLNSHIRE 15/10/01

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Whilst holidaying in Devon last week we decided to travel to the Eden Project to see it for ourselves. We can honestly say that it was far better than we expected. The whole concept of the Project has to be seen to be believed. Our only problem was not getting there earlier in the day and being able to see everything at a relaxed pace. Will certainly be visiting again and taking more time to take in all of this fantastic achievement

John & Wendy Muir    01/10/01

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Hi keith,  Just to say what a excellent web site, which is user friendly for a change. I am having driving lessons so I can hopefully bring my wife, who is disabled  to visit, what I would call the eight wonder of the world. A marvellous achievement,  it warms my heart to see projects like this being done to help this planet.  I have made your website my homepage so I can keep up with the developments of the eden project .
                        regards   Mr.& Mrs N. Hubbleday   26/09/01

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Hi!!
I just had to let you know what a great job you have done with the eden project websie, a epal in England who is saving up to visit there next summer sent me the link today, and I have spent over a hour already!
I live in central Florida and never knew so much, keep up the good  work, enjoying it in Florida!!

Martha.  19.09.01

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The project itself is fabulous and more than came up to our expectations. We are a couple who loved the Millennium Dome and were glad to find some of the same flavour in the presentation here however the Eden Project shows just how much better the Dome might have been had it been driven by such a singleness and purity of vision and purpose as we found here.

The tropical biome was certainly the best and we went in more than once - fantastic! The presentation and interpretation were so good. We can't wait to see how it all develops.

There were so many good and interesting things to see - guitars made of bamboo being played, the indigo tent, the hemp exhibit [no, we didn't pick any!], the sculptures, the stilt-walkers etc etc - we can't possibly name them all but best of all was the overall message about the ecological environment and our part in it.

Thanks to everyone involved and thanks to you for an excellent website.    Alan & Sue    02/09/01
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Hi,  The highlight of our trip to Devon and Cornwall this year. A worthy project well executed with a great future 

I know it is difficult to do but I would like to see the identification of plants a bit more clearly. Many labels were simply out of reach. Could you work on putting signs near groups of plants with pictures and names on a big sign so visitors can match the pics to the actual plants.     Oliver Tooley   31/08/01

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Praise... we visited last Monday.. two families of four and some relatives from Spain. An excellent day which all ages enjoyed  (a Spanish guide book would have helped).
Suggestions.. you sell ice-cream at entrance to bigger dome, but there are no bins inside!
How about an adventure playground for the kids so the adults can enjoy a drink afterwards?
Well done, an excellent attraction and a worthy project.   Richard Eskins
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What a fantastic site. We are visiting  Cornwall next month (September) so I thought I would look for places to see, we had talked about the Eden project but after visiting this site it is a must. Your photos and information are top notch. We will comment more after we visit, thanks again.  Tina Batten   28/08/01
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We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Eden Project in July and are looking forward to revisiting in a year.....we were particularly impressed by the furniture in your restaurants and would love to buy some like it......could you tell us who supplied it?.....Sarah, Charles, Henrietta and Georgina Ullmann - email saraull@aol.com.  28/08/01
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Just to say I have really enjoyed visiting your Eden website. You have done a great job - keep it up. I am from Sabah, Malaysia myself and have visited  Eden three weeks ago. I strongly believe Eden stand powerfully as a great  testimonies to the favour of God - Eden is successful because the heart and hands of God is in it when compare to the doomed Biodome in London which did  not exalt the Lord. May the Lord continue to bless Tim Smit and his team and yourself.    shalom....Jason and Liz Yapp   24/08/01
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I'm going to the Eden Project for the in a couple of weeks, but what a brilliant web site you've created for visitors-to-be like me! I can benefit from the experience of those who've already been (always useful when you're travelling a long way to see something), by ensuring I get there early, take an umbrella and go for the sausage and mash in the restaurant!!

Seriously though....great site. I wish as much intelligence had been put into a few billion other sites.
Steve Hemmings    Gloucestershire   17/08/01
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I first heard about the Eden Project in March from an English guest staying at my B&B Inn in Tucson Arizona and was determined to see it. (In Tucson we have a large Biosphere that has been here many years and I wanted to see your project. I visited in early June was only able to stay one day. Unfortunately it was the wettest and most crowded day so far this year but the whole project was superb. 

I loved every moment I was there, I  thought that everything was very well done and the joy that everyone seemed to have that worked there was wonderful. The guide I encountered was most informative and friendly. The shops, the restaurant, the flags were all great. I know that you are going though some teething troubles and it is hard to please everyone, but it is very exciting project and I am anxious to come back in a few years and see how  it grows. I can't stop taking about it to everyone.
Marjorie Martin, Tucson, Arizona    16/08/01

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We enjoyed our visit last Thursday but would like to tell you why we nearly turned round to go back home on the journey.
Yellow signs on the roadside stated that you were full (9.45am). We took a risk and got in OK, but what is the point of having signs which are so misleading?  D J Wood   12/08/01   Ed.  I guess they were open in error.  I'll mention it the the people in charge.  They are designed to stop complete jam ups, if everyone decides to head to Eden at once, as sometimes happens on wet days. 
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Visited the project on a very hot day at the end of July, with my husband and 5 year old daughter. We really enjoyed the experience, no problems with buses or queues whatsoever! Love the flags and the train.
Suggestions:
Children's quiz/clue hunt? (Like at National Trust houses)
Better signposting of zones as you walk through the biomes.
Knowledgeable guides talking and answering questions (we don't remember seeing any guides at all) - need at least one in every zone.
More interactive stations (most were broken, e.g. the spice cupboard was empty)
Playground outside? (Really needs something to break up the time for families with younger children)
Jo Musson    12/08/01
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I am visiting Cornwall this month and am busy planning some trips out. I have heard such good things about The Eden Project that when I realised that I will be staying close enough to visit, I got very excited.
Your web site is excellent and very informative.  I was, however, a bit taken aback at the cost of entering the project for single parent families, there do not seem to be any concessions.  A family ticket costs £22 but 1 adult and 2 children costs £17.50.
Perhaps this could be looked into and a reduction given to all types of families and not only those who have two adults!
   Mrs. Sally Charlesworth   09/08/01
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Hello Keith,
As part of a wonderful weekend stay in your lovely guest house, my friend and I visited the Eden Project.
My view is that "it does exactly what it says on the tin".  It is not a theme park, nor is it a garden centre. I found it wonderful and interesting.
The Biomes are the most incredible piece of engineering I have seen in a long time and just seeing what had been done to the previously lunar landscape of that quarry was worth it in itself.
If the peeps at Eden are reading - here's a couple of suggestions: 1) sort out the entrance road - as pedestrian visitors we had to cross the busy entrance road about four times through traffic that did not want to stop for us; and 2) sort out something for visitors on foot to get back to the exits the courtesy bus dropped us in the middle of nowhere having said they could take us to the gates.
Minor niggles - I think the project is fantastic and the hospitality second is second to none. Amy Auton

 09/08/01
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I visited the Eden Project on Friday  03/08/01 and I just wanted to let you know what a great time I had.  The coach had no hold ups along the route and we never queued to get in.  The Tropical Biome was worth the money alone just to see all the amazing sights.  There's no doubt that I shall be back when  I get the chance.   I just wish I  lived a bit nearer so that I could visit regularly.     Tim Symes  Axminster   04/08/01
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Eden was superb, a mind blowing experience. Will return in a couple of years.
Keith and Cilla, Leamington Spa.  03/08/01 
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I think the whole project is absolutely awful.

Hey I've got a great idea, lets charge people a shed load of money to visit a greenhouse in the middle of a construction site and pack in as many people as is feasibly possible so that any enjoyment that could possibly be gained from visiting such a "spectacle" is utterly spoilt.
Queue, queue, bloody queue!!!!!!!!

Queue to get in to park, queue to get a bus to the entrance, queue to get in (fast track tickets my arse), queue for the tractor ride down to the greenhouse, once your in its that busy you can't stop and look at anything, queue for something to eat.
Not satisfied with all that the operators could not give a flying toss about getting you back to your car. Oh no they've taken your money so as far as they are concerned you can walk back to your car (regular courtesy buses I don't think so.
 
Why oh why don't the management limit numbers. I think we all know the answer cram 'em in and fleece 'em.

If ever a thing deserved a comparison to the "emperors new clothes" this does.
Eden is very, very poor at best and the sooner everyone realises this the better

M.P.Davies BEng Ceng   02/08/01    Ed. Yes I do publish the negative ones too.  I don't get very many. It sounds like Mr Davies arrived on a busy day at a busy time.  I visit myself at least once a week and I have been there and walked the Humid Tropic Biome at peak time on a busy day.  It did feel a wee bit uncomfortable. I do understand that numbers are now being limited.  Eden is a wonderful place,  it inspires me with positive energy on my every visit.
  This is the feeling everyone should come away with after their visit to The Garden of Eden
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Hi  Keith, great web site, having searched for a comments box at Eden last Friday I came home from my holiday in Cornwall determined to look for one on line. Having found the official sites I was surprised to find no comment box, why?  I have enjoyed following the creation of Eden in the media and my husband, teenage daughter and myself determined to spend our summer hols. in Cornwall so that we could visit the project.

 As the time of our visit grew closer I was surprised that other people I knew were visiting the project and returning saying 'It's alright' instead of 'It's great' as I expected them to.
Arriving in Cornwall I was upset by all the Tourist Information signs with the English tourist board rose blacked out.  The local news told people to stay away from Eden as the project was getting to many visitors!

I bought my tickets in advance and went along on a sunny Friday morning, arriving at 11a.m. and parking in a car park not too far from the entrance, but I was grateful for the free bus ride to the gate way to Eden. I didn't have to queue and strolled in feeling very excited.
My excitement wore off as I became overheated on the long walk in full sun to the Biomes. I loved the Tropics Biome  getting particularly excited when I discovered rice in the Malaysian garden (rice is not mentioned in the leaflet) have you ever smelled rice growing? I have now and it is wonderful. My very pleasant daughter got bored in the Biome as I wanted to take time taking things in, there were things to interest her but she would of skipped along a lot quicker than me. We completed our visit in around 3 hours and as we were so hot looked forward to taking the 'land train' back to the top, there was a very long queue (more people than would get on the next 'run') waiting in full sun. This was on a day that didn't seem that busy. So we walked up the hill the shortest way and got even hotter.

More trains and interactive features could make Eden more enjoyable for children. Shaded areas and walk ways would make Eden more enjoyable (and safer) for everyone.

I was disappointed overall, I think the project is over rated. If my expectations and the price had been lower I could have been satisfied by the Tropics Biome alone. Having said that I will want to go back in a few years.

Thank you Keith for the web site giving people like myself a forum for comment. Please publish negative as well as positive comments so that the site reflects what Joe Public really thinks.  Mrs. Deborah Hebert  01/08/01
Ed. It's a shame about the English rose painted out on the Eden road signs, it's just that someone thinks a Cornish flag should be there instead, I'm sure it's not about Eden in particular. 
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Hello Keith,
My wife and I visited the project on Monday 16th July. We were taken aback by the scale of things and I rejoiced in the fact that, at last, I had seen a lottery supported project that really is worthwhile. It will be interesting to re-visit in a couple of years or so to appreciate the development-especially in the outside displays. The flags around the site were an added pleasure as they gave the site an excellent first impression. The project has, I understand, given the local economy a much needed boost and I am sure that it will continue for many years to come.

We found the staff very enthusiastic and the facilities on site very good.  Our 5 hour visit was, However, a little tainted by the method of transport we chose. We had been advised that the best way to gain admission early was to use the St. Austell station car park (£1.70) and then to use the special bus service to the site (£3.75) plus we purchased our concession tickets of £7.40.The 'special' bus was used as a service bus along the way and took around 12 minutes for the journey. I could see that the bus service was very much tied to the eden project by its livery, but we both felt that the fare was out of all proportion to the journey. We wonder if Truronian are making too much money out of the situation and that you might be better off running your own service using hired vehicles.

I have learned since that car parking at the site was free and so feel further grieved as we passed several road signs for the project before we got to St Austell.
Having said all that we had a great day out and we'll be back.
Thanks again   Dave Gunby, Lincoln.  26/07/01
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Your web sites magic with out a doubt the best advert the Eden Project has. quality just darn good quality. I visited eden at the end of June it is a very impressive sight indeed but I must say even though the organisers wish it to be more than a tourist attraction or theme park it is in very great danger of the latter, shame, the project lacks sufficient fact and fabric, its glib yes very glib environmental issues remind me of the center for alternative technology in its infancy which has now sadly succumbed to tourism, and no longer holds out the beacon to encourage others to follow please think again the world and its environmental issues are fundamental to us all get it right now balance fact and fun but please do not loose sight of the of the issue. what we have now is the most impressive of botanical gardens but it could and should be a whole lot more keep up the good work and make this project one that educates its visitors entertains them but plants the seed to sustain the !
environment all !!! around us for future generations  Marc Heighton  10/07/01
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Just thought I'd let you know how much my wife & I enjoyed our visit. The Humid Tropic biome was worth the entrance fee alone. Every visit will be a new experience as new plants come into flower and new exhibits added. Only compliant would be those of Annette Shanahan (10/6) we visited the 5/6. and had along walk back to the top car park in the rain.
Harry & Marion Caddy Stretford Manchester

p.s. recommend the sausage & mash in the restaurant.   07/07/01

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Bridging the gap.
MANY thanks for all the pictures for those of us who are not as lucky as you and live so near the project.  Visited 7 times last year and have already been twice this year - hope to go again whilst house-sitting in the Truro area later this month.  Having known Heligan before it was developed never thought that such as Eden would be born from it.  What is so great is the practical aspect of conservation that has been made so appealing to such a wide variety of folks - not that one ever expects Tim Smit to do anything that is boring!  Keep the pictures coming so that we can see how things progress and again, Many, many thanks.  Maureen Barry  09/07/01
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Hello Keith:  My husband and I have booked a tour to Charlestown (birth place of grandfather) in late August through our Cruise Ship.  We were informed that a visit to Eden was included.  Not having a clue about the Eden-Project we checked it out on your Web Site and found it exciting and now we can't wait to see it all up close.  Meantime we will keep checking you site for updates.  Keep up the good work
The Hendra's from New Jersey, USA
  19/06/01
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My partner and I will be visiting the UK for the first time next month. My brother who is working over there, put me on to this website. How very impressive (both the site and the project). It is now a "must see" on our itinerary. We have a similar, but much smaller version of just the Humid Tropics Biome here in South Australia, as part of our Botanical Gardens. Really looking forward to seeing the magnitude of the project there. Particularly liked the tips page - useful for we first time visitors to your shores.

thanks          Deb Roberts       Goolwa,    SA Australia   14/06/01

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Hi ,  I visited the project with my family on the 06/06/01 and we had a wonderful time until we came to leave.
My son is disabled so walking to the top car park was impossible, so we waited patiently for the bus. when one did come we were told he wasn't taking on passengers and promptly closed the doors and drove away! when one eventually did arrive there must have been at least 150 people waiting in the pouring rain to be transported THEY WEREN'T HAPPY!!
We got on the bus only to be told that it didn't go to the top car parks because it couldn't turn the corner.
MY SUGGESTION IS THAT IF YOU DON'T WANT A RIOT ON YOUR HANDS IN THE BUSY SUMMER MONTHS YOU INVEST IN 6 MINIBUSES THAT CAN TURN THE CORNERS AND KEEP THE TRANSPORT OF YOUR CUSTOMERS CONSTANT.
Other than that we did enjoy ourselves immensely and the provision of wheelchairs and umbrellas was a nice touch.  Best Wishes for the future and we will be back soon   Annette Shanahan  10/06/01
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I visited the Eden Project last week and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I look forward to returning in a year or two to see the progress made and how the plants have grown.

The trip was made even more stress-free as I must congratulate your thoughtfulness for dog owners.  The covered parking is excellent and certainly enabled us to enjoy our visit without having to worry if the dog is OK.  One word of warning though, it might be useful for you to have staff to patrol it.  One returning to our car early afternoon, there were a number of cars parked in the covered area with no dogs in - they just wanted to be selfish and keep their car cool.
Staff around the project very helpful and knowledgeable too.   Sarah Goodyer   29/05/01
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Just a quick note to say thank-you for a brilliant site, it is so informative and genuinely interesting.  My parents live in N. Devon and were talking about going down to the Eden Project a few days ago.  I really did not know that much about it, but between your site and the official site, I think I know more than them now!!  Unfortunately, they didn't make it the other day, but I have emailed Mum both of the sites and have said she has to go down as it looks excellent.  I live in NE Scotland, but next time we come down to visit my parents, the Eden Project is one place I definitely want to visit!!    Thanks once again,  keep up the great work!!  Kind regards,  Julie Swayze  21/05/01
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I would just like to comment on the wonderful pages you have displayed.  I hope to visit the project in the future and all the information and pictures you have on the web page really do create the atmosphere.  Congratulations on a marvelous site  Chris Perkins   21/05/01
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Hi,  I  visited the Eden Project for the first time on the 13th of May, and it will not be the last!
It is one awesome creation! 
It is a well thought-out attraction with education made interesting.  From the buggies from the car parks, to the brolly's in the tubs for rainy days.
All the staff that I came into contact were friendly, helpful and full of knowledge.
I was born in Zimbabwe and lived there for 18 years and seeing all the African plant life made me feel I was back there again!
Thank you for a wonderful day!      Heather Arnot     15/05/01 
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Visited for the second time yesterday 1st May.  Last time was during the build.  I was delighted the first time and even more so this time.  I even spotted the 'Kaffir Lilies'.  Incidentally the name Kaffir is and I quote "Clivia is a member of the amaryllis family native to the forests of Southeast Africa. Its common name is Kaffir lily; kaffir being the name given to any of the people of the Bantu-speaking tribes of that region."  It is not a derogatory term at all.  Andrew Letchford, Plymouth  02/04/01

Ed. Thank you for the info Andrew

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We visited the Eden Project this weekend and found it inspiring, exciting, thought provoking, mind boggling.  In fact we found Cornwall to be a great delight!
Can I make a few provocative comments?
 In or near the South African area you have Clivias in full bloom, very eye catching.  I had Clivias in my garden in Durban for 30 years and never once have I heard them called Kaffir lilies.  They were always called Clivias.  'Kaffir' is a derogatory term and one that should be avoided in the interests of better race relations.
 My second comment is - can't you develop a similar garden in the Millennium Dome in London, putting that poor, benighted edifice to good use?  (I was shattered that its life was so short - I thought it was a great experience and I believe it was the victim of media assassination.)  I think the Dome would make a good permanent Chelsea Flower Show - delighting all the visitors to London who can't get out into the countryside to see real English/European type flowers.
 
Good luck to you and congratulations on your endeavors.
ANNE LARKAN    27/04/01
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Just a quickie to say how much my wife and I, together with a couple of friends, enjoyed our day at 'Eden' recently.  We couldn't find a 'suggestion box' anywhere around, but think you may be interested to have our views.  

The heavy wood furniture in the restaurant could well do with RUBBER ferrules being fitted to chair legs etc as the noise when furniture is moved about is very annoying indeed and must get on the staff's nerves quite apart from your visitors.  It certainly got on ours. 

The waterfall was most effective but would be even more so if the outflow of water from the top pipes could be hidden in some way with rocks etc to give a 'natural' effect rather than a 'manufactured' one. The whole exhibition is quite brilliant and we shall be returning in months to come by which time I feel sure some action will have been taken to quieten things in the restaurant. Congratulations.

Don Jardine.    25/04/01

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Hi Keith,  I really enjoyed Eden at Easter it was busy but, there was a super atmosphere everywhere.  The entertainment fitted in well and gave a lot of life to the Warm Tropics Biome, but best of all I loved the late opening to 8.00pm.  Please let Eden open later then 6.00pm.  I so enjoyed being there when most of the visitors had departed.  The Guides in their uniforms were so recognisable and  were helpful and knowledgeable how do they remember so many facts and keep smiling as well!   I also can not compliment the car park people enough  they were so cheerful in spite being run of their feet.     Love everything about Eden and now a friend I will visit as often as I can.  Thank you all.     June Flowers    20/04/01
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You have made the project come alive looking at the shop you feel that you can take the wine off the shelf, as for the photo's inside the biomes they make you feel as though you are inside and they look so vast.  Yes we are coming to see the project on 2nd of April 2001  as my husband and I are coming to Newquay for 7days. As there is public transport to take  us over to Eden and the concessions for pensioners make it sound even more attractive.  I look forward to seeing the photo's that you will be taking on the 17 march  so keeping on filming till we manage to see the Eden for our selves.  
Thank you  for the pleasure  I have had and still to see.    email arrived 20/04/01

June Goldsborough

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Visited the Eden Project yesterday.  What a magnificent place it is and how different from the early days of Eden.  If you can manage a late afternoon visit - say 4.30pm to 5pm you will be well rewarded as the queues will have disappeared by then.
Love your web site.  Wonderful pictures and absolutely up-to-date.
Kathy Walker      20/04/01
Newquay
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Hi Keith, my name is Katy and having looked at your site, I'm going to come for the weekend from Bath and see this phenomenon! I'm from Australia, but have been living here for 3 years, and I am really interested in becoming a friend. I couldn't see any details do I need to call?

anyhow, thanks for the awesome site and excellent pics.   Katy  19/04/01  

   Ed.  Tel the eden project on   01726 811912  or  click the email link at the bottom of the page.

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We have recently visited the Eden Project and live on the door step.  We only have praise for what you have achieved both locally and for the County.  We now have our passports, photographic evidence of plant growth!! a coffee plant growing in the bedroom and will be returning as often as time permits.     Well done Eden...
PS.  The comments from the lady in Auckland NZ, are well noted and we this year will be making a second consecutive visit to NZ - an open air Eden!!
Merv and Sheila (nr. Looe, Cornwall)
PPS.  Suggestion - we are hoping that the site will be open later in the evenings during the summer period for us local commuters!!  Thank you.          16/04/01
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I live in Auckland, New Zealand and am very pleased to be able to 'watch' the progress of this wonderful project. Doubt I'll ever get to Cornwall to see it for REAL but I enjoy it tremendously from afar.  I'm sure there are heaps of beautiful Australasian  trees and flowers to be enjoyed.
A wonderful project.  God bless all who are involved.  Helen  15/04/01
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What a lovely web site, so interesting I have spent ages exploring it and just can't wait to visit for real (August)   Mrs M Shemeld    15/04/01
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we would like to congratulate everyone who was involved with the eden project on a job well done , it surpassed all our expectations and had a enjoyable day out in the process. Your dream turn reality is a inspiration to us all and only but drives us to produce our own little bits of eden within our own lives. It was a shame I was never involved it the project from the start, but we have followed the progress through the website and was fortunate to see it recently.
 Once again THANKYOU
yours sincerely     Mark Walker & Jayne West-Gaul   15/04/01
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What a wonderful site, full of brilliant pictures. My girlfriend and I were lucky enough to visit Eden while spending the week in Goran last year. At that time it was a construction site and only the visitor centre was open. We are coming back to Goran on 28th April an are looking forward to actually going into the biomes.             Paul Wooster & Marie Cruise   15/04/01
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Brilliant web site plenty of photos that's what I like to see!  We are visiting Cornwall for the first time in August, we are staying in St Austell especially to be near to Eden project. After seeing your photos we can't wait to visit!    Mrs Debbie Brookes    Nottingham  14/04/01
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We have visited Eden twice now.  Our first visit in September 2000, was during the building of Eden.  We feel very lucky to have had the opportunity to see it 'in the making'.  Having now returned on opening day 17/03/01 (my ticket was a birthday gift!) it certainly lives up to expectations, and more!  The hugest congratulations to all involved, you should be very proud of what you have achieved.  I can't begin to describe it to people - seeing is believing!
Your website is one of the best I've come across for content and quality of content. 
May your success continue.    Bec & Martin, Leicestershire     09/04/01
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Very enjoyable visit in the poor weather on March 26th, but would suggest more transport be provided back to the car park, especially for the elderly like us, or infirm, and make sure that visitors make a note of which car park they are in ! The website is very helpful to provide a taste in advance and to re-visit afterwards ! Prof. Hall Williams, Surrey     09/03/01 
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We were in Fowey last June and visited Eden.  Unfortunately it was not completed but it was indeed a thrill to see this project and will be returning to UK March/April 2002 and will devote a day at Eden.
Really enjoy your site and I check it out on a regular basis.
                                          Roz from California   07/04/01

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I've been using your website pretty much every day for the best week or two - it's really fantastic, and you've done a great job!!
This is just a quick note to say thanks for creating such a useful website - I find it a great way to keep up-to-date with the Eden Project, until I can get down to visit it in the Summer. I'm very envious that you live so close!! I hope you find the time to keep it up to date in the future, as it
really is a great resource.          Cheers!       Toby Marsden    06/04/01

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Dear Keith,
After visiting Eden whilst still being built and again on completion last weekend. I have nothing but praise and admiration for everyone involved in the project, and the continuous hard work being put in. This really is the eighth wonder of the world and fantastic for Cornwall.
I look forward to visiting again very soon,
                                       Kind regards    M Bartlett      04/04/01
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Dear Keith,  We have been following your site with interest.

  We became 'Friends' of Eden but as we live in Belgium, our first visit since phase 2 opened will only take place next week.  You have  helped to keep us informed and we appreciate it as well as being jealous that you have such regular access to Eden.  Keep up the good work.   We'll be at Eden next Sunday 08 April, early. 

 Maybe you'll see us.  You can pick me out as being the most excited person there. 
Best regards,   Glen and Ron Aston,  Brussels Belgium    02/04/01

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As my Husband & I are friends of Eden, we feel very proud and honored to be associated

with Tim Smit, and all he has done for Cornwall, especially the tourism business.

This has come just at the right time again!! especially in this critical time of the Foot and Mouth.

I give my vote of thanks to all the Eden Team, whoever and wherever they are, bless you all.
I am in the tourism business and hope that Cornwall will begin to reap the rewards 

of bringing the visitors back here to Cornwall and Bodmin again very soon.
                                                Jennifer Smart  01/04/01

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I have just been to Eden, words can say nothing, but my heart sang

Having lived my teen years in Cornwall it was lovely to see the good that can be done

 from a mess left in the past, it would be lovely if more would think to the future in this way, and create something to preserve beauty.  

I found your site from some friends Ron & Jenny Brooks, who say that they have become friends of the Eden Project, and from now on I shall return to your site often to keep abreast of all your wonderful work.

                                                            Thank you  Sally O'Reagan   23/03/01

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I would just like to pass on some comments, that I received about the Eden Project.  I must add that I must add that I have not as yet (due to work commitments which I aim to put right next weekend) visited, but I work in a shop in Truro and yesterday afternoon was visited by several couples who had visited the Eden Project that morning.  Without fail they were all ecstatic about what they seen. 

 

 I felt very envious about what they had seen, it was - there words - absolutely fantastic, amazing and words cannot fully describe it. I am sure that you will get lots and lots of comments like this, but I thought that I would pass this on to all concerned.  I am also sure that I will hear a lot more people saying very similar things.  

For myself I visited twice whilst it was under construction and was totally astounded by what I saw and what was to be.  I am going to try my best to visit next weekend, and I cannot wait to see it all.  My best wishes go to you all.

Margaret Ross-Munro    

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Brilliant web site - really informative for people not able to visit on a regular basis. 

We're planning to visit in mid-May and are ready for the queues judging by the photos!  Well done!
Anonymous

Ed.  Not me promise

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We are Friends of the Eden Project and attended one of Tim's Talks in January.  

We are full of awe for the project but inspired by the vision of real sustainable development.  

We are very much looking forward to the project opening in March.  

Thanks for the website and the updates which keep us in touch.

                                                    Julian and Joanne Grail

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Well done Keith - the site is absolutely BRILLIANT.  

We've a lot to be proud of here in Cornwall and sites like yours do a great job in telling the world about us.     Keep up the very good work.

Tony Charman

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Really good informative site, will be visiting the project later this year whilst on a short break away,

 can`t wait! Keep the latest photos coming, I`ll be visiting this site again.       D. Shea

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It would really help if there was some more information about what type of plants that are in each biome and to include some information about them. Otherwise a good website.  Anonymous    Ed.  Fair comments I'll work on that.

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What a fantastic job you have done for the Eden Project. I told them on the phone what a great advert you have done for them and have passed the website name on to all my family up country as well as friends in Italy. Keep up the good work it is excellent

                                        kind regards   Keith Meadows

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We have been holidaying in Cornwall for at least fifteen years, we didn't think it could get any better but eden just did.
The Jacksons

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Love the site - the quality of the photo's is really beautiful. I think the whole idea is wonderful and makes me feel so emotional to think that this is being created. Your website is a welcome insight into the miracle being created.

Thank you and please pass on my best wishes to everyone working on the Project. I'm so proud it's being built here and hope everyone in the world will be interested.

                              Kind regards   Patricia Clark   SE London

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I would just like to express my sincere thanks to you for your quality web site.  

My name is Officer Cadet James Coleby of the Army School of Education in Hampshire.

I am studying the Eden Project for my final assessment.  

I got involved with the project because my girlfriend lives in St. Austell and I generated a self interest in the project.  It would have been impossible for me to have researched the project in such depth many thanks Keith.   

                                             Yours sincerely   James Coleby

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