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Bodmin Jail Attraction

Berrycoombe Rd, Bodmin PL31 2NR, UK

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

About Bodmin Jail Attraction

Bodmin Jail has played an important role in Cornwall’s history and this bold re-development gives visitors the chance to delve into an intriguing hidden history.  Explore the many cells and features that make your visit to the Jail a fun and educational adventure, and just a little bit scary.  The Jail you see today was built with the help of the prisoners who brought 20,000 tons of granite from Bodmin’s Cuckoo Quarry.



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