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THE PAST COMES BACK TO LIFE AT BODMIN JAIL

10 August 2020

 One of Cornwall’s most historic sites, Bodmin Jail, is set to open on 1st October, featuring a brand-new Dark Walk experience – and tickets to the world-class attraction can…

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Becky Bettesworth

01 April 2020

Commissioned artist for Bodmin Jail

The internationally renowned Devon artist, Becky Bettesworth, has been commissioned to create a very special, exclusive artwork for Bodmin Jail, which will only be available…

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Beast of Bodmin

05 February 2020

Is there such a creature?

The so-called Beast of Bodmin Moor has sparked stories and legends for three decades about a phantom black cat the size of a puma stalking…

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Meet the CEO - Martin Lyall

05 February 2020

Cornwall’s former county jail which originally opened in 1779, is currently in the middle of the largest private leisure development in the South West since the Eden Project; a £40…

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Charity of the Year 2020

22 January 2020

Bodmin Jail nominates the Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust as its supported charity for 2020.

Our Cornwall Air Ambulance flies more than 800 missions every year bringing vital emergency medical treatment…

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Working with Falmouth University

22 January 2020

Design exclusive to Bodmin Jail

In 2019 Bodmin Jail put a tender out to the talented students of Falmouth University; looking for an alternative design for a brand new range…

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Plant a Tree – Protect a Tree

17 January 2020

Seymac Distribution Services and Bodmin Jail have been working together to reduce their carbon footprint during the production and distribution of their marketing literature; working together for a better future.…

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Fundraising success for Bodmin Jail

03 December 2019

£1900 raised for Cornwall Hospice Care in memorabilia auction.

It was a full house on Sunday 3rd November as Bodmin Jail hosted one last event before closing its doors for…

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Jail Break for Bodmin

08 October 2019

Bodmin Jail, one of Cornwall’s most loved historical attractions and Cornwall’s former County Gaol, announces today that it will close its doors for a 6-month period from 4th November 2019…

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Fun bat facts

28 August 2019

Bats are incredible creatures. Below are some fun bat facts so you can learn more about these interesting animals!

  • Bats are flying mammals.
  • While others can glide, bats are the…

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Bidfood Eco Blog

21 August 2019

Here at Bodmin Jail we are passionate about helping the environment in any way we can!

We have dedicated recycling bins and we use eco-friendly cleaning products throughout the whole…

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The Jackdaws of Bodmin Jail

31 July 2019

There are many stories and tales regarding Jackdaws and their mysteries. The Jackdaws of Bodmin Jail have their own story and history.

According to legend the first Jackdaws arrived at…

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Superdry's "Summer Or Nothing"

10 July 2019

We have been added to Super Dry’s “Summer Or Nothing” page for things to do in the South West of England! We are honoured to be recognised by such a…

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Charity of the Year 2019

29 March 2019

Bodmin Jail nominates the Cornwall Hospice Care as its supported charity for 2019.

It’s been revealed that Cornish healthcare charity Cornwall Hospice Care has been chosen as Bodmin Jail’s Charity…

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Take the kids to Bodmin Jail

09 January 2019

In a nutshell

A former jail on the edge of the town, built in 1779 by prisoners of war. Inside the gloomy and imposing granite building there are six floors…

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