What is life like in Bodmin?
The moors of the West Country surround Bodmin, a lovely, lively town, providing a rich history and heritage, making new homes in Bodmin ideal for all.
What is there to see and do in Bodmin?
With lovely countryside on your doorstep, hiking and cycling can be enjoyed at all times at places like Bodmin Moor, and various coastlines.
The town itself is lively and exciting, with lots going on. Not only does it offer great facilities for your everyday essentials, but there are several attractions, as well as historic and cultural highlights to look out for.
The Eden Project can be reached in just under 30 minutes. Highlights include the Rainforest Biome where you’ll be hit with tropical heat as you experience four of the world’s rainforest environments, including Southeast Asia and West Africa. The Mediterranean Biome lets you wander through the colourful landscapes of this part of the world, while the Rainforest Canopy Walkway offers great view across the Biome.
Pencarrow House and Gardens is great for a family day out. Explore the Palladian mansion, Grade II formal gardens, Victorian rock garden and ice house. The 50 acres of parkland, lake and woodland offer lovely spaces in which to walk.
Take a trip back in time with a ride on the Bodmin and Wenford Railway. Enjoy the nostalgia of steam travel, or explore the moors from horseback as you venture into the wilds.
Jamaica Inn is the setting for the novel of the same name by Daphne Du Maurier and here you’ll explore the myth and mystery of smugglers. The Smugglers Museum is filled with artefacts and information about wreckers and smugglers, as you journey through 300 years of history.
What is education like in Bodmin?
There are several schools in Bodmin and the surrounding areas, offering parents plenty of choice.
How are the transport links in Bodmin?
Bodmin has great transport links whether you are travelling by road, rail or air.
Bodmin has two railway stations. One is served by main line trains on the Cornish main line, while busses connect the town to other districts in Cornwall and Devon.
There are also good road connections with Plymouth less than 50 minutes away and Exeter is just over an hour away. For those travelling further afield, Exeter International Airport is less than 80 miles away.
New home schemes & offers in Bodmin
Looking to relocate to Bodmin? With Barratt Homes, you’ll have access to unique schemes. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, want to sell your current home or are a key worker, we have an offer that suits you.
Our low deposit schemes are designed to help you buy your dream home without worrying about the deposit. We can boost it up and support you along the way. And if you’re part of the armed forces, we offer a 5% deposit contribution to help you get on the ladder.
Time for a change? Selling your home with our help to sell schemes is easy. You can forget about estate agent fees and enjoy your new home while we do the legwork. If you’re a key worker, you can benefit from our Key Worker Deposit Contribution scheme.
Browse our wide range of new homes in Bodmin and take advantage of fantastic offers for a stress-free move, just like you deserve. Whether you’re looking for your first home or a new home for your growing family, our South West property guide is here to help.