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Eden Project wins travel 'Oscar' for the second year in a row

The Eden Project has won "Best UK Leisure Attraction" at the British Travel Awards Credit: ITV Westcountry

The Eden Project in Cornwall has won the Best UK Leisure Attraction category at the British Travel Awards for the second year in a row.

The attraction near St Austell was one of seven destinations shortlisted for the award and then voted for by members of the public.

It was up against Legoland Windsor, Longleat Safari & Adventure Park, Madame Tussauds, the Minack Theatre in Cornwall, the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth and Vinopolis in London.

Eden Project staff with their trophy at last night's British Travel Award Gala Dinner Credit: Eden Project