Welcome to Little Bodmin

Local Area

The local area of Marshgate has some outstanding places of interest to visit, being surrounded by natural forest and hills gives you a chance to explore paths and nature walks.

The nearest local pub is The Horse Shoe which is an inn and a restaurant, its about 5 minutes walk from the house.

Just around the corner from Little Bodmin is a general store and a postal office, the general store also has a small selection of DVDs for rental.

Travel for a mile or too from the house and you reach the North Cornwall Coastline path, this gives you breathtaking views over the ocean and of the northern part of Cornwall itself.

Boscastle is a nearby fishing village with a small harbour, lots of paths and public footpaths to walk down and enjoy the scenery. There are several pubs and cafe's in this village which offer great food, (See National Trust's Boscastle).

Another location is Tintagel famous for housing King Arthur in this ancient castle, drive roughly 10 minutes and you will see the old ruins and landscape of this famous castle, (see Tintagel Castle).

Beaches are not too far away at Widemouth and Bude, these are approximately 10 minutes by car. Also en route to the beaches there are several golf courses and National parks all great fun for family and friends.


The airport that is nearest is Newquay, about miles away from the house. If you arriving here by plane rather than driving, you may wish to rent a car so you have a vehicle for the duration of your stay (see car hire at Newquay airport) Plymouth is the closest ferry terminal with crossings everyday to France and Spain, (see Plymouth ferry port).