Known as the gateway to the mystical moors of Bodmin, this tranquil town is nestled deep in the Cornish countryside. Here you can stay in a traditional cottage, a cosy cabin or a wooden lodge, all within easy reach of the many interesting places that the area has to offer. Within ten miles of the county’s spectacular coastline, Bodmin is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful county of Cornwall.
Why visit Bodmin?
This is the perfect place to visit the wild and windswept Bodmin Moor, as well as being on the doorstep of a variety of fascinating experiences. Its unspoilt landscape is a haven for walkers and cyclists and the area has a wealth of smuggling tales and mystical creatures to discover.
Things to do in Bodmin:
Get an insight into the heritage of one of Cornwall’s oldest towns with a visit to Bodmin Museum as well as the scary Bodmin Jail with its spine-chilling ghost walks. There are also a number of stately homes and gardens in the area to visit as well as the cycle trail along the Camel River to Padstow.
Why stay in a Bodmin cottage?
We offer a wonderful selection of stone-fronted country cottages in Bodmin, set against the rugged countryside beyond. Staying in this tranquil town gives you the perfect base to visit all the shops, pubs and restaurants of the area as well as the picturesque fishing town of Padstow nearby. We have plenty of other Cornwall cottages close by too.
Three must-see things in Bodmin:
- Visit Jamaica Inn for an insight into the dark world of smuggling, evoked by the novels of Daphne du Maurier.
- Walk, ride or cycle the Camel Trail and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
- Take part in a mock Victorian trial and become a member of the jury at the award-winning Courtroom Experience.