Priory Park, Bodmin Town of England in the 1980s.

Priory Park, Bodmin Town of England in the 1980s.

Garden Cottage Bodmin is about 10 minutes drive from the school in the heart of Bodmin town.

Garden Cottage Bodmin is about 10 minutes drive from the school in the heart of Bodmin town.

Bodmin Town

Bodmin Town

Bodmin, Town Clock 1938, from Francis Frith

Bodmin, Town Clock 1938, from Francis Frith

51. Visit a steam railway. We love the Bodmin Railway, that joins the Cornish main line at Bodmin Parkway to Bodmin Town. Why not enjoy one of their many theme weekends, treat yourself to a steam and cream tea ride or walk down town to Bodmin Jail and the playpark.

51. Visit a steam railway. We love the Bodmin Railway, that joins the Cornish main line at Bodmin Parkway to Bodmin Town. Why not enjoy one of their many theme weekends, treat yourself to a steam and cream tea ride or walk down town to Bodmin Jail and the playpark.

Bodmin (Cornish: Bosvenegh) is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, It is situated in the centre of the county southwest 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 Lanhydrock parish, to the southwest and west by Lanivet parish, and to the north by Helland parish. Bodmin has a population of 12,778 (2001 census). It was formerly the…

Bodmin (Cornish: Bosvenegh) is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, It is situated in the centre of the county southwest 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 Lanhydrock parish, to the southwest and west by Lanivet parish, and to the north by Helland parish. Bodmin has a population of 12,778 (2001 census). It was formerly the…

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. The entry in the Domesday Book records that the town was held by St Petroc’s Church and that there were 68 houses and a market in the 11th century.

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. The entry in the Domesday Book records that the town was held by St Petroc’s Church and that there were 68 houses and a market in the 11th century.

One of Cornwall’s oldest towns, Bodmin has had its fair share of trail blazing moments. The Cornish Rebellion started here in 1497 when 15,000 Cornishmen marched on London. It was in Bodmin that the pretender to the English throne Perkin Warbeck was proclaimed King Richard IV in the same year, and another uprising in 1549 saw Bodmin at the centre of the Prayer Book Rebellion.

One of Cornwall’s oldest towns, Bodmin has had its fair share of trail blazing moments. The Cornish Rebellion started here in 1497 when 15,000 Cornishmen marched on London. It was in Bodmin that the pretender to the English throne Perkin Warbeck was proclaimed King Richard IV in the same year, and another uprising in 1549 saw Bodmin at the centre of the Prayer Book Rebellion.

Allantide offering to witch Joan Wytte. Otherwise known as the fighting fairy woman of Bodmin town. Happy Allantide from Cornwall.

Allantide offering to witch Joan Wytte. Otherwise known as the fighting fairy woman of Bodmin town. Happy Allantide from Cornwall.

Bodmin (Cornish: Bosvena) is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated south-west of Bodmin Moor.

Bodmin (Cornish: Bosvena) is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated south-west of Bodmin Moor.

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