Bodmin (Cornish: Bosvena) is a civil parish and historic town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated south-west of Bodmin Moor. The extent of the civil parish corresponds fairly closely to that of the town so is mostly urban in character. It is bordered to the east by Cardinham parish, to the southeast by ...
The phrase, "going Bodmin" refers to the Cornwall County Asylum opened in Westheath Avenue, Bodmin in 1815, much of which is still in existence, although it has now been turned into housing. The phrase, "gone" or "going Bodmin", relates to this and actually means, "going mad" or "simple". Indeed, if you describe ...
An important historic town, full of interest with a restored Bodmin + Wenford Railway station with steam rides, a military museum, + the jail.
Official Tourism website for Bodmin in Cornwall and Bodmin Moor.
Bodmin is the former county town of Cornwall. It was the only Cornish town to be recorded in the Domesday Book, which was actually lodged in the town's prison during the First World War. The name is derived from Bod-minachau, meaning the home of monks, suggesting that it was originally a religious settlement.
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Nov 16, 2012 ... What's going for it? Bodmin is not the stuff of Cornish dreams. It is not, for a start, beside some cute cove. There are no Rock-style hoorays in residence, at least not on the day I visited. It contains no Rick Stein. And, some may say, it's all the better for it. Nobody ever thinks of inland Cornwall, the 95% of the ...
1 day ago ... Although Bodmin Moor seems mainly deserted, it boasts many villages and hamlets. And The Sunday Times has now revealed that is actually one of the best places to live in Britain. The list was based on a wide range of factors, from jobs, schools and broadband speed to culture, community spirit and local ...
... if you spend over £20 on presentation of your railway ticket. Catch the 11.15 for a steam train ride to Boscarne, a leisurly lunch and then catch the 14.28 from Boscarne for a train ride to Bodmin Parkway and back getting back to Bodmin General at 4pm - the perfect day out! Details of the Borough Arms can be found here:.