Bodmin Jail will open on Thursday 1st October. Please check the date on your ticket.

Bats at the Jail

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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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…

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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…

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