In the heart of Cornwall, Bodmin lies on the western fringes of Bodmin Moor and offers a wide range of outdoor activities and attractions.
Bodmin is the ideal location for a relaxing family holiday, romantic weekend or a get together with friends and the area has plenty to offer its visitors, whether you choose to explore its rich heritage or wild Moors.
There''s so much to see and do right from the doorstep of your cottage. Take a trip on the Steam Railway, Cornwall''s only full size railway still operated by locomotives, head to the Bodmin Town Museum or visit Shire Hall. The former county courts of Bodmin are now home to the award-winning Courtroom Experience, where you can re-live Victorian murder trials, while Bodmin Jail offers a spine-tingling tour of the Cornish penal life over the centuries. Wander round its five floors of cells and exhibits and delve in to the history of this fascinating building.
If you enjoy walking and cycling, you''ll be well and truly spoilt for choice in Bodmin. With rugged moors surrounding you, head off in any direction and you''ll soon come across windswept tors and magnificent views.
Starting in the town, the Camel Trail is a 17 mile traffic-free walking and cycling route, or a short drive from the town is Cardinham Woods. The beautiful woodland offers lovely way-marked trails, family barbecue areas and a woodland cafe. If you love the outdoors, make sure you visit the Bodmin Beacon Nature Reserve. The area is abundant with wildlife and beautiful landscape.
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