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

Directions & Parking


Bodmin Jail is located just a couple of minutes from the town centre and can be found either by Sat Nav or by following the brown tourism directional signs once you reach Bodmin.

Bodmin Jail,
Berrycoombe Road,
PL31 2NR

Sat Nav please use PL31 2PL



Please enter PL31 2PL into your Sat Nav to find Bodmin Jail.  Car parking options are listed below to assist you with your journey and planning.


The local bus route will not take you directly the jail, but it will drop you off in Bodmin Town; an easy 10-minute walk away. We recommend that you check bus times with First Group before your visit.   Please note that buses are only frequent in high season.


Bodmin Parkway is on the mainline through Cornwall and is situated four miles outside of Bodmin Town. You will need to catch a bus or arrange a taxi for the journey from station to jail/ Bodmin Town.  To check for the latest train times and to plan your journey, please visit Trainline.


The jail is situated along the popular Camel Trail cycle route which runs from Padstow, through Wadebridge to Bodmin Town centre.  You'll find the jail at the end of the trail!  Please note there are limited secure bike racks at the jail.


If you are bringing a group by coach, we will have a new dedicated coach drop off / pick up point, turning circle and parking. We recommend that all coaches drop-off and pick-up at the bottom of the hill, below the jail – coach parking can be found at the new public Berrycombe Vale car park. 

Please note your requirements when booking and parking information will be sent to you ahead of your visit.


Car Parking

New Car Parking at Berrycombe Vale - PL31 2PL - There is a brand new public pay and display car park situated adjacent to the jail called Berrycombe Vale car park.

There are 15 disabled bays in the car park and the jail will operate a free passenger assistance vehicle to and from the car park for those less able to walk.  Click here for more information on accessibility.

Other Car Parks

Public parking is available within the Bodmin Town car parks just a short stroll away.

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.