Welcome to Bodmin

Population:

14,736 as of the 2011 census

Cornish language name:

Bosvena

Schools:

Bodmin College (secondary & post-16), Callywith College (post-16) and St. Petrocs, Beacon Academy, Berrycoombe School and St. Mary’s School (all primary)

Train Station:

Bodmin Parkway (about 3.5 miles from the town centre)

Historical Facts:

  • The former county town of Cornwall.
  • St. Petroc's Church is one of the oldest in Cornwall and was built between 1469-72. It’s also the largest church in the county apart from Truro Cathedral.
  • The town was a stage finish in the 2021 cycling Tour of Britain which saw thousands of residents line the streets.
  • Bodmin Jail was operational for over 150 years but is now a world class visitor attraction and hotel.

What’s on the high street:

A variety of independent shops, some nationwide brands and plenty of cafes and places to eat. Check out Honey Street for a selection of independent shops and cafes.

Our favourite places to eat:

Flory on Mount Folly Square or The Chapel Restaurant & Bar at The Bodmin Jail Hotel.

Top places to visit:

  • Bodmin Jail
  • Bodmin Keep: Cornwall's Army Museum
  • Bodmin & Wenford Railway
  • Beacon Nature Reserve
  • The Camel Trail (cycle to Wadebridge and Padstow).

Our Properties

3 bed semi-detached house to rent, Bodmin, PL30 Video Walkthough
£1,295 pcm
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St. Breward, PL30
Does the sound of a flowing river sound like heaven? If so, this furnished 3...
3 bed bungalow to rent, Bodmin, PL30 Video Walkthough
£1,150 pcm
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Nanstallon, Bodmin, PL30
An immaculately presented 3 bedroom detached bungalow. Located in the popular...
2 bed cottage to rent in Brownlow Place, Bodmin, PL31
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Video Walkthough
£625 pcm
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Brownlow Place, Bodmin, PL31
A two bed mid-terrace cottage within easy walking distance of the town centre....

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