Bodmin & Country Holiday Cottages
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Perched beneath Bodmin Moor, Bodmin is an historic town perfectly positioned amidst Cornwall’s treasures. Bodmin holiday cottages are within easy reach of the breathtaking moors, Padstow and Wadebridge and the many family attractions to entertain those on holidays in Bodmin. With an historic railway, beautiful underground caves and fascinating history to explore, a stay in Bodmin will have something for the whole family.
- A steam train runs between Bodmin Parkway and the town centre
- Bodmin Beacon is a 144 feet tall obelisk to the south of Bodmin
- The County Prison is now open to the public as a museum
Bodmin & Country Tourist Information
Bodmin Moor is a must-see during any Bodmin holiday, and it is within easy reach of the town. Those who fancy a challenge can head for the highest peaks of the moor - Rough Tor and Brown Willy – impressive stacks of granite that can be seen even in a characteristic Bodmin mist! Scattered with the resident Moor ponies, a day out on the rugged landscape will surprise you at every turn.
Aside from the stunning moors on its doorstep, Bodmin is also within convenient distance of both the north and south coasts of Cornwall. Nearby Wadebridge and Padstow are beautiful beach resorts, with dozens of Sandy beaches and coves to choose from for some family time on the shore. Padstow is also home to some impressive restaurants - perfect for rounding off a day by the sea.
Bodmin Family Attractions
A Bodmin holiday includes several fascinating attractions for the family. No stay in the town is complete without a visit to the spooky Bodmin Gaol – where it’s easy to imagine the way life would have been for its inmates. Pencarrow House is a beautiful Georgian house with historic collections of pictures and furniture inside – and its rolling gardens house stunning flowers and plants.
The Carnglaze Slate Caverns in neighbouring Liskeard will amaze with their clear-watered underground lake! The caves were hand carved by miners, and include a fascinating display of minerals. The N.E.D.D.I Donkey Sanctuary is a friendly attraction in St Kew, Bodmin. The resident rescue donkeys are always glad of new faces to greet.
Dog Friendly Holidays in Bodmin
Blue Chip Holidays’ portfolio of properties includes impressive dog friendly holiday cottages in Bodmin. When it comes to the perfect location for exciting walks and surroundings for your pet – where could be better than the nearby miles of moor? Those who have read Daphne Du Maurier’s ‘The Jamaica Inn’ will find it easy to see why the moor inspired such a dramatic tale.
Whether you prefer walking or hiking with your four-legged friend, there are hundreds of walks to choose from, taking in wildlife, historic sites and industrial remains. Bodmin Moor is also perfect for LetterBoxing, so why not combine a Bodmin walk with the opportunity to find a new stamp! Refreshments can be few and far between while on the moor, so pack a picnic!