Best Things to See & Do in Bodmin

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  • Bodmin Jail

    Bodmin Jail, which was built as the County Prison in 1778 and was notorious for its cramped conditions and public hangings, is now a fascinating museum

  • Impressive late Victorian country house near Bodmin with extensive servants' quarters, church, gardens and wooded estate

  • The Bodmin & Wenford Railway is the only standard gauge railway in the county to run both steam and diesel trains

  • Bodmin church, St Petroc's

    St Petroc’s Church is the largest and one of the oldest parish churches in Cornwall. The present Church dates back to the between 1469 and 1472 although earlier churches existed on the same site back to 540AD when St Petroc and...
  • Bodmin Courtroom Experience

    A Victorian murder mystery set in the original county courtrooms of Bodmin's Shire Hall. You will play the part of the jury in the Charlotte Dymond murder trail and decide if Matthew Weeks was guilty or not.

  • The Public Rooms - Bodmin

    Town museum charting the history of Bodmin from the Ston Age through to the Victorian heyday and World War II. Varied collections including natural history, military and a recreation Cornish kitchen

  • Cornwall's Regimental Museum

    Regarded as amongst the finest military museums in the South West, Cornwall's Regimental Museum is located in the Keep, close to Bodmin town centre. The museum covers the story of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry and displays collections of medals, weapons, uniforms, paintings and artefacts

  • Cardinham Woods - autumn

    Sitting on the western fringes of Bodmin Moor, Cardinham Woods offer a different, but equally picturesque, kind of scenery to the familiar Cornwall seen on postcards. Riddled with footpaths and trails, its shady glades feel a world away from the...

  • iBounce trampoline park

    iBounce is Cornwall's longest running trampoline park. Featuring over 60 trampolines with stunt zones, dodgeball, parent and toddler sessions, adult fitness classes, disco nights and a lot more this is a great indoor attraction for all the family.

  • Helman Tor Sunrise

    The Saint's Way, or Forth an Syns, is a long-distance footpath that cuts right across Cornwall from Padstow on the north coast to Fowey on the south. Roughly 27 miles long, the route only came to light in 1984 when local ramblers investigating...

  • Pine Lodge Gardens

    Thirty acres of variedly landscaped gardens including woodland walk, Japanese garden and ponds and lakes

  • Pencarrow House

    Historic Georgian House, beautiful gardens and superb collection of pictures, furniture and porcelain.

  • A seventeen mile long cycle path which follows the River Camel from Padstow, on the north Cornish coast, to Poley's Bridge, on the edge of Bodmin Moor.

  • Surrounded by a deep moat and perched on a high mound, the huge circular keep of this castle, built at the turn of the 14th century, survives in good condition.

  • Luxulyan Valley river

    Luxulyan Valley consists of 2 miles of beautiful tranquil woodland through which the Par River runs. The valley is also dotted with the remains of the area's mining heritage including the magnificent Treffry viaduct.

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