The Eden Challenge has been closed because of important flooding (Image: Getty Photos)
The Eden Challenge in Cornwall has been closed because of ‘important flooding’ and landslides on the location in a single day, a spokesperson has confirmed.
Studies of closure started this morning, with some clients taking to social media to say that they had been turned away from the location, in St Blazey. David Rowe, Head of Media Relations, on the Eden Challenge then confirmed there had been a number of landslides on the attraction.
He went on: ‘Excessive volumes of rainwater has brought on a number of landslips on the location. The Eden Challenge is a former quarry so there have been a number of landslips on the sting of the location and we took the choice to shut due as a security resolution.
‘There is no such thing as a indication that the recent homes have been broken and there was no harm to any particular person. We are going to advise after we will reopen.’
Clients have described being turned away from the location (Image: Getty Photos)
The Eden Challenge was opened in 2001, and is made up of two biomes which home 1000’s of plant species collected from completely different climates and environments internationally.
It additionally has an out of doors botanical backyard, which shows vegetation native to Cornwall and the UK as a complete.
Buyer Laura Gavasingha stated she was turned away from the location by a person in a high-vis jacket who shouted that they wanted to return to their vehicles round 9.45am this morning.
She informed Cornwall Live: ‘I requested in the event that they had been flooded however he stated there’d been a landslip.
‘We had the massive Father Christmas occasion booked for 11 after reserving the second the tickets got here out. Final I noticed they hadn’t put something up on Fb or Twitter to cease others travelling.’
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