Holidays in Bodmin

Bodmin is an unspoilt town nestled into the green Cornish countryside where you are as likely to see ponies from your holiday cottage window as you are remnants of the mining era. The town is shrouded in Cornish history from the dominant and somewhat eerie attraction of redundant Bodmin Jail to the elegant Pencarrow House.

Once you have tasted the delights of the cafés, restaurants and traditional pubs you may like a walk on the famous Camel Trail which will take you through Wadebridge and onto Padstow for a little paddle in the sea.

Search for cottages in Bodmin or view our guide to Bodmin holiday cottages below.

Did you know

Bodmin sits at the heart of Cornwall at an equal distance between the north and south coast so a beach, secret cove or harbour is never far away. Bodmin is also one of the oldest towns in Cornwall and the only large settlement to appear in the Domesday Book of the late 11th Century.

Cottages in Bodmin (52)

Must see

Bodmin and Wenford Railway Enjoy a leisurely 13 mile trip around the beautiful Cornish countryside.

Bodmin Jail A perfect rainy day attraction that will intrigue and interest the whole family.

Bodmin Moor Walking Route Choose from a wide selection of walking routes, from hard terrain to easy walking.

Featured cottages in Bodmin

Heritage Cottage
Heritage Cottage
Fowey (8.5mls NW), South Cornwall
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
Quillets Barn
Quillets Barn
Wadebridge (7mls SW), North Cornwall
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Great Brightor Cob Barn
Great Brightor Cob Barn
Port Isaac (5mls S), North Cornwall
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
St Anne's Barn
St Anne's Barn
Bodmin (1ml W), North Cornwall
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Lower Roselath Retreat
Lower Roselath Retreat
Lanlivery, South Cornwall
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Cinnamon Cottage
Cinnamon Cottage
Padstow (5mls S), North Cornwall
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Nuthatch Lodge
Nuthatch Lodge
Looe (12mls NW), South Cornwall
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Clip Clop Loft
Clip Clop Loft
Fowey (5mls NW), South Cornwall
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
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Places near Bodmin

  • Lostwithiel
    (6mls)

    Full of enriching history and award-winning markets hiding unique treasures.

  • St Neot
    (7mls)

    Enjoy outdoor adventure and underground discoveries near Bodmin.

  • Wadebridge
    (7mls)

    On the Camel Trail where a walk in the country can end at Padstow.

  • Carlyon Bay
    (10mls)

    A stretch of beautiful beaches and stunning sea views.

  • Fowey
    (10mls)

    Postcard perfect harbour town with a castle, foot ferry and boats.

  • Port Isaac
    (10mls)

    The home of Doc Martin is a beautiful whitewashed fishing port.

  • Rock
    (10mls)

    On the coast of Cornwall with special flora and geological dunes.

  • St Austell
    (10mls)

    With the Eden Project and much more, St Austell has a lot to offer.

  • Camelford
    (11mls)

    A town on the banks of the River Camel.

  • Padstow
    (11mls)

    Padstow's idyllic harbour is both beautiful and fun to visit.

  • Polruan
    (11mls)

    Opposite Fowey in South Cornwall, Polruan is a small fishing village.

  • Liskeard
    (12mls)

    Wooded riverbanks lead into the traditional, bustling market town.

  • Polzeath
    (12mls)

    Traditional seaside fun on golden sand lapped by turquoise seas.

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