Attractions in Bodmin

  • Restormel Castle / Lostwithiel

    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.

  • Pine Lodge Gardens

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

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

  • Pencarrow House

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

  • Bodmin Jail / Bodmin

    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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Luxulyan Valley / St Austell

    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.

  • 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

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

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