Come and see the only working execution pit in the UK. Discovered during renovation works in 2005, the pit has now been restored to its’ full working order, with the able assistance of Gary Ewart, one of the UK’s leading authorities on hanging.
Look and learn how many of the Jail’s condemned were dispatched to eternity with the ‘Long Drop’.
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- About the Jail
- Annual Maintenance
- Ghost Walk
- Jobs at the jail
- Living TV’s Most Haunted visits Bodmin Jail
- Steak Night
- Thank You!
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