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So charming! Almost like a fairy tale! Bodmin, Cornwall, UK We lived in Cornwall for 2 years

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Bodmin Jail, which was built as the County Prison in 1778 and was notorious for its cramped conditions and public hangings, is now a fascinating museum

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Nine months of roadworks in Bodmin town centre is not acceptable to local people.

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.

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Bodmin, Town Clock 1938, from Francis Frith

THE BODMIN WASSAIL CUP | Bodmin, Cornwall: 'The original Wassail bowl allegedly donated to the revellers by town clerk, Nicholas Sprey in 1624 (only 16 years before the original recorded reference to the custom) suggests the tradition was well established at this date. It also gives us conclusive evidence that the custom in Bodmin was officially sanctioned by civic leaders who must have seen the event in a positive light.' ✫ღ⊰n

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Doc Martin ~ When Martin visits Stewart James (Ben Miller) on Bodmin Moor he finds himself being introduced to the Park Ranger's imaginary friend Antony, who happens to be a 6' squirrel! When Martin refuses to prescribe tranquilizers for Antony, Stewart comes to town & wreaks havoc. Months later Doc Martin learns he will be looking for lost campers in the woods with Stewart James ~ * "Dr. Ellingham: The man thinks he lives with a giant squirrel. He needs help."

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Wyld's Great Globe (also known as Wyld's Globe or Wyld's Monster Globe) was an attraction situated in London's Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862, constructed by James Wyld (1812–1887), a distinguished mapmaker and former Member of Parliament for Bodmin. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyld's_Great_Globe

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Nanstallon is a village in central Cornwall. It is situated approximately two miles (3 km) west of Bodmin. Nanstallon is in the civil parish of Lanivet overlooking the River Camel valley and the Camel Trail long distance path. The present terminus of the Bodmin and Wenford Railway at Boscarne is half-a-mile (0.8 km) from the village. The site of the former Nanstallon Halt station is an access point to the Camel Trail. Nanstallon Roman fort: A 1st century Roman fort was excavated at…

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