Attractions on Bodmin Moor
As well as Bodmin Moor’s natural charms and beauty, there are various attractions that you can visit whilst on Bodmin Moor. From the pretty artist garden Pinsla to the infamous Jamaica Inn, there are a range of things to see and do. Take a look below for some more inspiration of attractions to visit on Bodmin Moor.
Carnglaze Slate Caverns
Situated on the southern side of Bodmin Moor, near the pretty village of St Neot, Carnglaze Slate Caverns is a fascinating place to visit. You can go on an underground tour of the old slate mine, which culminates with the subterranean lake which is a sight to behold. There are also very pretty gardens to wander and the Rum Store which has concerts and special events all year round.
Pinsla is a two acre artists’ garden and nursery situated in peaceful and wild woodland. It is a very peaceful garden with gentle access throughout. The garden is very pretty and well worth a visit.
Jamaica Inn, Cornwall’s legendary coaching house, immortalised in Daphne du Maurier’s novel of the same name, has stood high on Bodmin Moor for over four centuries. Visit the smuggler’s museum and see the collection of smuggling items as well as Daphne Du Maurier’s room – this is is where Du Maurier supposedly stayed the night and penned the book Jamaica Inn.
Trethorne Leisure Farm
Trethorne Leisure Park is great attraction for family days out and all weather entertainment. Children will be entertained for hours in the large indoor and outdoor play areas, as well as a programme of animal activities throughout the day, and adults can join in too! There is over an acre of outside play areas and over 45,000 sq ft of indoor play areas. In addition there are dodgems and ten pin bowling too!