About Jamaica Inn
Jamaica Inn is open for dining in the garden and front courtyard until 17 May when dining in the inside restaurant will also be available. Shops are also open. The Inn?s bedrooms are available for guests working in the area, on business, house hunting, medical reasons, training and for any other reasons currently permitted by Government. From 17 May everyone can stay, including holidaymakers. The Smuggling Museum and Daphne du Maurier museum will also then be open.
Made famous by Daphne du Maurier's novel of the same name, Jamaica Inn is a 1750's coaching inn, high on the wild and beautiful Bodmin Moor. The Inn offers the same warm welcome today as it has done to travellers for centuries. Food in the Pedlars restaurant is almost all homemade and sourced from local Cornish suppliers and in the bars, there is an impressive range of Cornish ales, ciders, wines and spirits - including its own Jamaica Inn rum. The Inn is now a 36-bedroom hotel with suites, original bedrooms with four-poster beds and modern recently built bedrooms with breath-taking views over the moor. Some bedrooms are 'dog friendly'.
If you stay in one of the 200 year old original rooms, who knows, you might even be visited by one of the resident ghosts!
The Inn's Smuggling Museum is the largest in Cornwall and houses the UK's finest collection of Cornish smuggling artefacts in the country. A visit includes a short film about 300 years of smuggling and the part played in this by Jamaica Inn. The Daphne du Maurier Museum, now the only 'Daphne museum' in the world, has recently been enlarged with many more new exhibits. As well as personal possessions, such as Daphne's Sheraton writing desk she wrote some of her novels on, new exhibits include fascinating and revealing letters to her lifetime best friend Maureen Baker-Munton. The prize new exhibits are original letters to Daphne and her husband from HM The Queen, Prince Charles, Prince Philip and Lord Mountbatten. Daphne?s husband was Major Frederick Browning who in 1944 was Commander of the 1st Airborne Division in Operation Market Garden later made into the film "A bridge too far".
The Farm Shop is stacked full of Cornish produce including bread baked every day, eggs, milk, meat, fruit, unusual jams and chutneys plus daily newspapers and lots more. The Gift Shop has over 5000 souvenirs including such things as glassware, books, gifts, toys, trinkets and a Poldark corner.
How to find us: Jamaica Inn is halfway between Bodmin and Launceston just off the A30 at Bolventor - look for the brown tourist signs. The Inn is midway between the north and south coasts and is the perfect base for visiting anywhere in Devon and Cornwall in a day and still be back in time for dinner.
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Restaurant is open daily, all year round.
Breakfast 7:30am - 11am
Lunch 12pm - 5:00pm
Dinner 5pm - 9:00pm
Museum 8am - 9pm
Gift Shop and Farm Shop times vary throughout the year
Family Pass 2+2 £9.95
Family Pass 1+2 £7.95
Discount for Group bookings - please call for details
Information & Contact
Bolventor, Bodmin Moor,
Tel: 01566 86250
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