Groups 10+ Visits
Pre-booking your group visit gives you guaranteed entry and peace of mind. You will benefit from discounted rates for groups of 10 or more by advance of your visit. We advise booking in advance, especially if you would like to visit during peak season June – September.
By pre-booking, your group will receive great discounts. You'll also get fast track entry, meaning you can bypass the waiting queue. If you have any questions, please see our Groups FAQ's...
Optional Guided Tours
Why not add an extra special, personal touch to a group visit?
Our pre-bookable guided tours and talks provide an invaluable insight into the history of Bodmin Jail, and the stories about its infamous former inmates.
The Bodmin Jail attraction visit last approximately 1.5-2 hours, and you are welcome to explore at your leisure afterwards.
If you are wanting to book a Guided Tour, please contact Andrew Niven - Sales Manager on 01208 76292 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Public parking is available within the Bodmin Town car parks just a short stroll away.
NOTICE: From 22nd August 2023 Bodmin Town Council have taken the decision to close their carpark on Berrycoombe Road. Bodmin Sainbury’s have offered Bodmin Jail Attraction customers free parking in their carpark for up to 2.5 hours (PL31 2SS) until the end of August. The other carparks in Bodmin are detailed below.
Camel Trail Car Park - PL31 2NR
Please allow for a five-minute walk.
Dennison Road Car Park – PL31 2LL
Pay and display, short stay car park with 62 spaces. Please allow for an eight-minute walk.
Priory Car Park – PL31 2DQ
Priory Car Park is a pay and display car park for approximately 150 cars with additional spaces adjacent to the Football Club. Please allow for a 14-minute walk.
Fore Street Car Park – PL31 2DB
Pay and display with both long and short term car parking. Please allow for a 16-minute walk.
If you have particular mobility issues, please contact the Jail and we will be happy to go through your requirements. We would like to politely remind all visitors to be respectful of the Bodmin Jail Attraction neighbours if they park near the prison. If you have any concerns please contact the Jail.
The Bodmin Jail attraction is fully accessible, so navigating the site should not be a problem for those with restricted mobility. For more information on our accessibility please click here.
Food and Drink
Light bites and refreshments are available at our bistro, for more information please visit our Food & Drink page.
We are very proud of our well stocked Gift Shop. Crammed with locally sourced products, popular Bodmin Jail branded souvenirs and exclusive Bodmin Jail designs by local artists, there really is something for everyone. Make sure you pop in to enjoy a bit of retail therapy!
Coach Tourism Association
We encourage travel by coach as it is one of the most cost effective and green ways of visiting Bodmin Jail. If you’d like to organise a group visit and are in need of transport, please check out the Coach Tourism Association’s website to find travel companies that can help.
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This was a fabulous day out. Great Heritage tour hosted by Bex who was funny and amazingly knowledgeable. It was so interesting and informative along with being fun in a macabre kind of way. If you’re in the area then this is a must!