Bodmin is a pretty Cornish town with no shortage of history or attractions for day visitors and families, especially of a quirky, historical variety. Whether you want to take part in an authentic Victorian courtroom drama, travel back to the golden age of railways or find out about the ghostly goings on at the town’s historic buildings, heritage fans are in for a treat.

Bodmin Jail has a grim and fascinating history, and you must take a steam powered train ride with Bodmin and Wenford Railway.

Getting here…

Bodmin is 31 miles from Bude, and a 50 minute drive.

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