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'SPEED TO THE WEST': 'The Bodmin Railway 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.' ✫ღ⊰n

Bodmin (Cornish: Bosvenegh) is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, It is situated in the centre of the county southwest of Bodmin Moor. The extent of the civil parish corresponds fairly closely to that of the town so is mostly urban in character. It is bordered to the east by Cardinham parish, to the southeast by Lanhydrock parish, to the southwest and west by Lanivet parish, and to the north by Helland parish. Bodmin has a population of 12,778 (2001 census). It was formerly the…

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Camelford (Cornish: Reskammel) is a town and civil parish in north Cornwall, England, situated in the River Camel valley northwest of Bodmin Moor.

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The annual Bodmin Riding custom was held at Bodmin in Cornwall on the Sunday and Monday after 7 July (St Thomas Becket's Day). Accounts over its long history vary, but it involved a horseback procession around the town, carrying two large garlands, and probably originated as a Guild Riding custom. The earliest documentary evidence of the custom is in the Bodmin Parish Church rebuilding accounts of 1469-72, and it ceased in the early 19th century, but was revived in 1974 and now forms part…

Thursday night is sailing night at Cawsands, a village on the Rame Peninsula, just across the water from the busy city of Plymouth.

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These places really do exist, you know. On the edge of Bodmin Moor, distant even from its nearest town of Launceston, far, far from the madding crowd, there is a village where the river runs throug...

Bodmin Wassail is the most famous of the Cornish Vist Wassail customs and takes place on 12th Night (Using the modern date the 6th of January) every year in Bodmin The Bodmin Wassailers appear in top hat and formal dress and are a fantastic sight. Their song is a variant of the tunes and words that you find in several Cornish towns with, of course its own distinct slant. The original Wassail bowl allegedly donated to the revellers by town clerk, Nicholas Sprey in 1624 (only 16 years…