St. Benets Abbey

Guest House in Bodmin, Cornwall

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating ?

Truro Road, Lanivet
Bodmin
Cornwall
England
PL30 5HF

St. Benets Abbey, Bodmin

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St Benet's Abbey is a family run business. Although offering all modern comforts, the building retains the charm and character of it's historical past. The seven bedrooms are well furnished.

Built in 1411 St Benets Abbey is a unique building standing right at the heart of Cornwall. St Benets is at the half-way point of the Saints Way, a medieval route taken by pilgrims on their way from Ireland to France which crosses from Padstow to Fowey making it an excellent two-day walk with a comfortable over-night stop at the abbey. St Benet's Abbey is a family run business.

Although offering all modern comforts the building retains the charm and character of it's historical past. The seven bedrooms are well furnished in an individual style, with ensuites, colour TVs, central heating, hair dryers and tea/coffee making facilities. The abbey has ample offroad parking.

The location of St Benets Abbey makes it an ideal base for the tourist, being ? a mile from the A30, just outside Bodmin and easy to find. In the village you will find a pretty pub, a Norman church, post office and village shop. Padstow, Tintagel (the legendary birthplace of King Arthur) Port Issac & Boscastle on the North coast and Fowey, St Austell (with the port of Charlestown), Looe, Polperro & Mevagissey to the south are excellent days out.

We offer a choice of full English, vegetarian or continental breakfast. Throughout the year we host a variety of special events such as murder mystery evenings and parties.

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