The Queen will attend a reception at the Biodiversity Monument, which was created from a reclaimed clay quarry, before leaving politicians to feast on roasted turbot and locally caught new potatoes.
Other members of the royal family due to attend the reception include the Princes Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
The Eden Project is often referred to as the “eighth wonder of the world”.
Previously used as the backdrop for the BBC’s Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series, it opened in May 2000 and claims to be “home to the world’s largest rainforest in captivity.”
Just over a million people visited its giant bamboos, exotic gingers and neems in 2019.
The Mirror went this week to see its rainforests, mangroves and treetop gardens.
Passing through the entrance, visitors are immediately confronted with the huge otherworldly biomes standing on the other side of the crater.
The plastic domes seem to have landed from space – and the view is breathtaking.
In front of the biomes, silk banners flutter in the wind.
About 100 feet above the ground, two “brave” souls fly through the sky on the Hangloose Zipline.
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In the first biome, guests “roam the humid tropical forests and explore their incredible diversity.”
The moist climate is exacerbated by the mandatory wearing of the mask, while the gentle but noticeable climb as visitors wander around combines with the heat to gradually wreak havoc.
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A 12-foot-tall bee sculpture reminds tourists of why Project Eden exists – to educate about biodiversity, which is high on the G7 agenda.
After a few glasses of local moonlight, leaders might start to think they are stumbling as they watch the Roul Roul (crested partridge) ritual, hear the chirping of exotic birds, and listen to a blue waterfall spill into a lagoon. bluer.
If they have fallen too much, they must avoid the inflatable monkey bridge that wobbles 25 feet above the undergrowth.
The Mirror was not a fan.
Tourism chiefs believe Project Eden is the perfect place to show off what the country has to offer beyond beaches, cream teas and Poldark.
Visit Cornwall chief executive Malcolm Bell told the Mirror: ‘It showcases tourism, but it also presents a sustainable message and practical projects such as the geothermal energy project being built there – and the development of tourism throughout the year.
“It ticks a lot of boxes. “
What is on the menu?
Executives and their spouses will enjoy a feast prepared by Chef Emily Scott of the Watergate Bay Hotel when they dine at the Eden Project on Friday.
STARTER: Spicy melon, gazpacho, coconut, fine herbs
MAIN: Bone-roasted turbot (caught off the Cornish coast by a fisherman from Newquay) with Cornish new potatoes and wild garlic pesto with greens from the local vegetable gardens of Padstow
DESSERT: English strawberry pavlova
CHEESE COURSE: Cornish Gouda, Cornish Yarg, Helford Blue
PETIT FOURS Clotted cream, Mini curd ice cream cone with Earl Gray chocolate truffles