Activities in Bodmin, Cornwall
Things to see and do
The Bodmin Jail Hotel located in the centre of mid-Cornwall, it really is the most wonderful place for couples to stay. Whether you book for romantic anniversary break or just a spontaneous Sunday night stay there is so much to do in the hotel or around Bodmin. The perfect couple’s staycation is to be had here.
Take time to explore one of Cornwall’s many amazing beaches. Some of Cornwall’s best beaches, such as Daymer Bay and Polzeath are just over 20-minute drive from the hotel.
If you are an adventurous soul, there is a great surfing to be had there. And if you want to make a day of it, speak to our reception team and you can order a picnic for your days out exploring some of Cornwall’s best beaches.
Alternatively, you could take a drive down to the south coast and visit Polkerris Beach, which is a sheltered cove overlooking St Austell Bay. This is the perfect spot for stand-up-paddle boarding as the bay is relatively protected from the wind and is a wonderfully safe, super fun and an amazing way to see the wonderful Cornish coastline.
Have you thought about coasteering on your couples’ holiday? Coasteering basically means exploring the coastline but using any means possible, such as climbing ,cliff jumping swimming scrambling. It is lots of fun and you get to experience nature in a totally unique way. We recommend visiting Cornish Coasteering who are based near Wadebridge. Again so close our hotel, which is perfectly located for Cornish adventures.
Situated just outside the hotel is the famous Camel trail, which runs to Padstow. Padstow has some wonderful cafes and boutique shops. The perfect place to have a amble before cycling back and having one our delicious Afternoon Teas.
Below is a selection of activities located both near and further afield. We can also provide you with day planners curated by our team from their own local knowledge and experience. Or contact us to help you build out your own plan.
With so much coastline, Cornwall boasts many great beaches, from stretches of golden sands to those with plentiful rockpools to explore. The North Coast benefits from the Atlantic waves and here you will find the popular surfing beaches.Beaches
Cornwall has a wide range of indoor attractions, for those days when it may be a bit wet or perhaps you need to escape the summer sun for a while.Indoor
The Great Outdoors
Cornwall sees an average of 1500 hours of sunshine annually, with May to July boasting at least 7 hours per day, and this makes it the perfect county for summer holidays. We have many outdoor attractions for you to explore from those for thrill seekers to more debate gardens and museums.The Great Outdoors