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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Cornwall Tourism Awards 2018 - Silver Winner
02 November 2018
We are delighted to announce that we have achieved a Silver award in the small attraction of the year category at last night’s Cornwall Tourism Awards. A big thank you…
Cornwall Tourism Awards 2018 - Nomination
03 October 2018
Bodmin Jail has been shortlisted in the final three of the Small Attraction of the Year category, for the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2018/19.
We are absolutely delighted that are our…
Paranormal Conference 2018 - Jason Semmens
17 July 2018
We are delighted to confirm our next guest speaker for our Paranormal Conference being held at the jail this coming November.
Jason focuses chiefly on beliefs in witchcraft and popular…
Paranormal Conference 2018 - Brian Sterling-Vete
03 July 2018
We are excited to confirm Brian Sterling-Vete as guest speaker for our Paranormal Conference, to be held at the Jail in November.
Brian was born in Manchester, England, and is…
Team Member of the Month - May 2018
25 May 2018
Jess is one of our Jail Guides, and has been voted Staff Member of the Month by our lovely visitors.
Always bright and chirpy, with a talent for…
Hole in One
16 May 2018
Charity Golf Day
‘The Inmates’ had a great day out supporting Bodmin Rotary’s Charity Golf Day; raising funds in aid of research into Motor Neurone Disease.
MND is currently incurable,…
25 April 2018
“I don’t believe in ghosts. That’s something I’ve always told myself and others – partly because I’ve never experienced anything from the paranormal, and partly because the thought of anything…