What a birthday treat
03 April 2018
We recently received a great review of our After Dark Experience…
“I am writing to say thank you for a wonderful evening, from start to finish; We arrived for a…
It's raining on my head
27 March 2018
Bodmin Jail – Built in 1779, Rebuilt in 2018.
With the unusually high levels of rain and snow we have been experiencing this winter, water is cascading through nearly five…
20 March 2018
It’s amazing to think that in the space of a month or two we have gone from a sleeping giant to a hive on activity across the Bodmin Jail site.…
Long-eared and whiskered
14 March 2018
Two Thirds of Britain’s Bat Species can be found at Bodmin Jail.
Fittingly, for an old building steeped in history, Bodmin Jail is much loved by bats. Of the 17…
What's NEW for 2018
06 March 2018
The on-going development of the Jail site has enabled us to add more features to enhance our visitor experience – this month we have introduced:
– every Wednesday…
Testimony to the builder
05 March 2018
As rays of sunlight pierce the broken glass of the cell windows and cast their warming light deep into the derelict cells, you can’t help but think of the men…
Whimsy & BOO to you
07 December 2017
Jess completes her first piece of work at the Jail.
The tragic tale of Selina Wadge has been depicted in this original artwork – Jess has spent many hours snuggled…
A birds eye view
15 November 2017
Our Commercial Manager Chris, donned his brave pants and a hard hat this week to join the survey team in a tiny, wire enclosed ‘basket’ suspended 120ft above the ground:…
Artist in residence
15 November 2017
Meet the latest addition to our Jail inmates.
Talented Artist in Residence Jess Marlton: Jess recently graduated from Falmouth University with a First in Authoritative Illustration.
Her work during this…
We must be totally batty
23 October 2017
Before any of the long-awaited development and restoration of Bodmin Jail can begin, we need to ensure the safe relocation of our resident bat population.
The jail has been home…
After Dark at Bodmin Jail Media Event
04 October 2016
We have been running After Dark events here at the jail for many years now.
No matter how sceptical the people are who arrive at these events, more often than…
Travelling back in time in Bodmin
23 May 2016
If history is your thing, then Bodmin is absolutely one of the places that should be at the top of your list for a visit. Obviously there is Bodmin Jail…
Improvements to Bodmin Jail
08 May 2015
Here at the Jail we are constantly maintaining, and striving to improve your experience at this most important set of historic buildings. During the winter months we get to undertake…