Accessible Bodmin

Despite the Cornish hills and old historical buildings, Bodmin has a good choice of places to visit and walks that are accessible for prams and wheelchair users alike.  This is a snapshot of some of the things you can do, but pop into the  Information Centre for more information on accessible places to visit in Bodmin and in Cornwall.

Accessible Attractions in Bodmin

Shire Hall (Old Bodmin Assize Courts)

Level access into the building and a level entrance into the main courtroom.  Baby change facilities and disabled toilet.  Bodmin Information desk & Bodmin Town Council Reception.

Bodmin Railway

The steam trains can be accessed at Boscawen Junction and Bodmin General Station.  There is ramp access to the train and designated accessible compartments for wheelchair users.  There is level access to both the shop and locomotive shed.

Better Bodmin Leisure Centre

The pool, tennis courts and all-weather pitches can accommodate wheelchair users.  Baby pool.  Access is available to all public areas.  Disabled toilets and a lift on site.

Lanhydrock House and Gardens, National Trust

The first floor of the house and some parts of the gardens are easily accessible to prams and wheelchairs.  Disabled parking and toilets on site.

Pencarrow House and Gardens

The ground floor of the house is accessible as are some parts of the garden, although there are some gentle slopes.

Accessible Walks in the Bodmin Area

Bodmin Beacon Nature Reserve

Access from the car park along an all-weather path to the Gilbert Memorial and viewpoint.  Has small surfaced picnic area with an accessible bench.  There is potential to access all paths and the lane, through a RADAR locked gate, but only in good weather and with some assistance.

The Camel Trail

Flat Trail which follows the old railway lines and River Camel.  Access points in Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow.

Cardinham Woods, Forestry Commission

Large woodland area with good surface, trail, running alongside the river.  A few bumps and a slight incline at the start.  Picnic tables accessible to wheelchair users and toilets located in the car park.

Respryn Riverside Walk

Countryside path along the River Fowey suitable for prams and wheelchairs.  Path leads to the Lanhydrock Estate and Bodmin Parkway Railway station.






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