If you are planning to visit us you might find these links to accommodation and attractions in the local area.


Good Cornwall Guide – Website

The Good Cornwall Guide is a modern up to date blog and listings site devoted to those special places that can be found in and around Cornwall.

Classic Guide – Website

Try the Classic Guide – Extensive listings and reviews to help you plan your holiday in the South West

The Stay Guide – Things to do in Cornwall

The Stay Guide will help you plan your holiday activities in Cornwall

Bed & Breakfast

Scrumptious B&B

Ideally situated for the Eden project.

Meadow Oak B&B

Ideally situated to explore the sights Cornwall has to offer.

Bedknobs B&B

A great place to stay after cycling the Camel Trail or experiencing one of Bodmin Jails Ghost Walks

Roscrea is a feast of Cornish delights.

St Leonards House

St Leonards House offers the ultimate in holiday accommodation for those wishing to explore the delights of Devon and Cornwall with the many attractions, beautiful beaches, wonderful scenery and delightful food. We look forward to you staying with us.

Cornish Welcome Tours

Cornish Welcome Tours provide tailor-made tours of Cornwall for individuals or small groups. Whether your interests are history, antiques, gardens, art, needlework, fishing, horse riding, golf, ghost hunting, discovering your family history or exploring the landscapes and legends of this ancient corner of England we can create a holiday just for you.

Self Catering


The Little Domain

The Little Domain – Specialising in romantic 1 and 2 bedroom cottages. We have a hand picked portfolio of over 300 cottages in Cornwall.

Cornwall’s Cottages

Cornwall’s Cottages – We have almost 300 holiday homes, cottages and apartments across beautiful Cornwall

Stayin Cornwall Lodges

Stayin Cornwall Lodges – a wide selection of lodges, log cabins & chalets in and around Cornwall.

Sykes Holiday Cottages

Huge choice of over 3,500 personally inspected holiday cottages.

Southwest Holiday Cottages

Lots of self catering holiday cottages near Bodmin and throughout Cornwall.

Ocean Blue

Ocean Blue is located beside the golden sands of Treyarnon Bay, just a stones throw from Padstow.

Perfect Stays

Perfect Stays offer unique and luxury holiday homes in Cornwall, Somerset and Devon.

Cornish Traditional Cottages

A great range of self catering holiday Cottages in Cornwall.

CRW Holidays

Cole Rayment & White self-catering holiday cottages and accommodation in Padstow, Polzeath, Harlyn Bay, Constantine Bay and Rock.

Cornish Cottages

Cornish Cottages Ltd specialise in quality self catering accommodation throughout Cornwall. Many of our properties accept pets and most are within easy reach of beaches, coastal walks and friendly pubs.

Classic Cottages

Hand-picked selection of over 600 of the finest holiday cottages in the West Country.

Cornish Cottage Holidays

Cornish Cottage Holidays provides a great range of holiday homes to let in Cornwall.

UK Cottages

UK Cottages present a selection of quality-assured accommodation in and around Cornwall .

Trevornick Cottages

Two lovely cottages in the village of Cubert, Popham and Bejowan which are tucked away on a quiet country lane surrounded by open countryside. These two 4 star quality cottages are within walking distance of the stunning Holywell Bay.

Blue Chip Holidays

Blue Chip Holidays offers over 800 luxury holiday cottages in across the south west of England. Visit our website today or call 08447046518 today to speak to one of our team.

Breaks in Cornwall

A selection of hotels and de luxe villas, cottages and apartments in Cornwall.

Bay Retreat Villas

Bay Retreat Villas in St Merryn – stylish and contemporary 2 bedroom villas just 3 miles from Padstow.

Cornwall apartments at Watergate Bay

Beachcombers Apartments feature one and two bedroom units and are situated just 200 yards from the beach.

Watergate Bay Apartments

Self catering holiday villas and apartments at Watergate Bay, north Cornwall

Caravan & Camping

Trevornick Holiday Park

Trevornick Holiday Park is a five star family touring and camping site situated in Holywell Bay, just outside Newquay. It provides everything to keep a family entertained whilst on holiday, evening entertainment, kids club and right next door to our fabulous Holywell Bay Golf Club and Fun Park, you are assured that no one will ever be bored!!

Woodovis Park

Woodovis Park is an award winning 5 Star Holiday Park near to Tavistock on the Devon/Cornwall border. It has an indoor heated swimming pool, infrared therapy sauna and spa, with luxury self-catering holiday homes, touring pitches, camping pitches and a camping pod available.


St Michael’s Hotel & Spa, Falmouth, Cornwall

St Michael’s Hotel & Spa is situated on the beautiful Falmouth Bay coast, with stunning sea views across subtropical gardens and the sandy “Blue Flag” Gyllyngvase Beach.

Premier Inn – Bodmin

An ideal location just 1 mile from the town centre. Bodmin Premier Inn makes a great base from which to explore all the great attractions that town has to offer. The Bodmin Premier Inn has everything you’d expect, incredibly comfy beds in every room, free parking and an onsite restaurant facilities.

Porth Veor Manor

Porth Veor Manor overlooks Porth beach and is just one mile from Newquay.

Pendeen Hotel

Pendeen Hotel is situated opposite the sandy beach of Porth just one mile from Newquay town.

Other things to do in the area

St. Austell Clay Trails

The Clay Trails are miles of beautiful and quiet trails across a wide ranging area. They provide a great day out for horse riders, walkers and cyclists.

Bodmin & Wenford Railway

Discover the excitement and nostalgia of steam travel with a journey back in time on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway – Cornwall’s only full size railway still operated by steam locomotives.

St.Petrocs Church

St Petroc’s Church is the heart of Bodmin, and is the largest and one of the oldest Parish Churches in Cornwall.

DCLI Museum

Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry Museum is situated in Bodmin. This museum is the former barracks of the famous Cornish regiment. The museum chronicles the history of the regiment and its campaigns from 1702 to 1950.

Shire Hall

Shire Hall was built in the 1830s to house the county assize courts (criminal courts). The courts were moved to Truro in the late 1980s and the building now houses the town Tourist information centre

Holywell Bay Fun Park

Holywell Bay Fun Park is a great place to visit for the day. With everything from F1 Go Karts & 2 Seater Star Cars to Thunder Racing and Cornwall’s best 18 hole Pitch & Putt there really is fun for the whole family.



Haunted Devon

Southern Paranormal Society

Soul Searchers Kernow

Luna Orbis

Encounters with spirit/a>

Ghost Finder

Ghost Hunting


Want to work at the Jail?

If you are interested in working for us then please download the Bodmin Jail Job Application Form.


Need to host an event?

While the Jail is open all year round as one of Cornwall’s top historic attractions, we also cater to local charity groups, birthday parties, weddings, photo shoots and even film crews. Find out more.