Jamaica Inn

Murder By Appointment

July 08 2014

If you are a fan of Cluedo, Poirot and a good ‘Whodunit’ then our Murder Mystery evenings are just perfect for you.With its wealth of history and twisted tales of smuggling and murder, not to mention its ghostly goings on, the world famous Jamaica Inn is the ideal setting for an evening of mystery solving whilst enjoying a three course meal. Portrayed by actors from the Murder by Appointment theatre...

Jamaica Inn Takes A Starring Role In Popular French TV Show

July 04 2014

Jamaica Inn Takes A Starring Role In Popular French TV Show

Jamaica Inn has been the focus of the TV cameras this week. A French film crew have been shooting scenes forFoeterien, a showwhich invites viewers to follow the adventures of six contestants who are on the trail of seven major historical figures throughout Cornwall. Each contestant is given just €50 each at the start of their seven day journey and theyhave to use whatever means they can to get around...

Jamaica Inn Becomes Repair Shop

July 04 2014

Jamaica Inn Becomes Repair Shop

Originally built as a coaching inn for weary travellers in 1750, Jamaica Inn went on to become a stop-off point for some less salubrious characters, namely smugglers who used the Inn to hide contraband that had been brought ashore.Nowadays the Inn is still a stopping point for travellers but those of the tourist variety and for the last few days, as a repair stop for former Royal Marine, Richard Steven...

Haunted Haunts!

June 18 2014

Haunted Haunts!

Jamaica Inn has recently been featured in a round-up of the most haunted pubs in Britain in the Metro.Coming in at number two, the article refers to the numerous reports of ghostly goings on at the Inn which include previous managers of the Inn hearing conversations uttered in a foreign tongue, suggested to be Olde Worlde Cornish, and the sound of horses’ hooves and the metal rims of wheels on the...

Pirates On The Prom

May 22 2014

Pirates On The Prom

Stop off at Jamaica Inn on your way to the Pirates on the Prom event in Penzance this bank holiday weekend.It’s in aid of the RNLI. On Sunday and Monday there’ll be a Guinness World Record attempt to gather the most number of pirates in one place! The best dressed pirate will win a complimentary night for two at Jamaica Inn!BBC Radio Cornwall’s Laurence Reed will act as compere on the main stage...

Charity Tractor Road Run!

May 09 2014

Kicking off at 10.30am this Sunday 11th of May will be a charity tractor road run, organised by The Cornish Tractor Club – all in aid of Kidney Research UK. The event will begin just off the A30 at Airfield Road, Cardinham, and those involved will proceed towards Jamaica Inn for a much needed stop off and refuel! Why not pop in yourself to catch a glimpse of the activity! It’s set to be a busy...

Enjoy a sing-a-long with the Belfast Busker!

May 06 2014

The Belfast Busker will be playing live at Jamaica Inn on Sunday 11th May at 4pm! Pop by for a pint of your favourite tipple and a delicious meal from a menu of locally sourced food while enjoying an afternoon of guaranteed entertainment and a good ol’ sing-a-long of songs past and present! We will also be showing all the goals as they happen on the final day of premiership football. Please contact...

The Fowey Festival of Words and Music

April 30 2014

The Fowey Festival of Words and Music

The Fowey Festival of Words and Music, organised by the du Maurier Festival Society, is running from 10th – 17th May 2014. It includes an exciting programme of art, literary, music and theatre events. To launch proceedings, the du Maurier lecture and luncheon will be hosted by author and Harper’s Bazaar Editor Justine Picardie and there will also be a grand draw. Prizes include a one night stay...

It’s All Happening at Jamaica Inn!

April 25 2014

It’s All Happening at Jamaica Inn!

We recently enjoyed three great evenings watching the BBC adaptation of Jamaica Inn on the Inn’s big screen TVs with lots of our hotel guests and customers. Many ate our themed specials such as Mary Yellan soup and Smugglers Stew – ‘delicious’ they said!Jamaica Inn also featured on the main BBC One national news on Wednesday (23rd April) in a slot regarding the sound quality of the adaptation...

Watch ‘Jamaica Inn’… Live from Jamaica Inn

April 17 2014

The BBC adaptation of Daphne duMaurier’s ‘Jamaica Inn’ starts on Easter Monday at 9pm on BBC One and will run for three consecutive evenings (21-23 April). In celebration of this, we will be hosting a live screening of the adaptation, direct from the ‘real’ Jamaica Inn on large screen TVs. As well as the standard menu, we will be offering a selection of themed specials, such as Mary Ellen...

Last Night on BBC 1’s The One Show

April 15 2014

Last Night on BBC 1’s The One Show

Cerys Matthews visits Jamaica InnLast night on BBC 1’s The One Show, Cerys Matthews visited Jamaica Inn to learn more about the history behind Daphne du Maurier’s writing. As well as reciting passages from the novel, Cerys spoke with former curator for the Jamaica Inn Smugglers Museum.Tune in to see du Maurier’s son speaking to Cerys about his mother’s writing and to find out what Fern Britton...

Cerys Matthews Visits Jamaica Inn – Tonight on BBC One’s The One Show!

April 14 2014

Be sure to tune in this evening, April 14th at 7pm, to watch BBC One’s The One Show with presenter Cerys Matthews, as she explores Jamaica Inn! You can watch Cerys riding across the moor and learn all about the story. This is ahead of the long awaited three part adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s classic novel which will air on BBC 1 on Easter Monday at 9pm, and on the following 2 consecutive evenings...

BBC’s Jamaica Inn Drama Series Announced

April 09 2014

At last the BBC have announced their screening of Jamaica Inn, their long awaited 3 part adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s classic novel, which will be on BBC 1 on Easter Monday at 9pm and on the following 2 consecutive evenings. The Inn was the inspiration for the novel and was much loved by Dame Daphne herself. To celebrate this drama series why not see it at the real Jamaica Inn where there will...

Wi-Fi and Sky viewing in Historic Surroundings

April 08 2014

Jamaica Inn now has Wi-Fi in all rooms and from around Easter Sky channels, including Sky Sports and Sky Movies, will also be available in rooms. In Joss’s Bar, nestling between the Main bar and Peddlers Restaurant, Sky Sports is already being shown daily including football, F1 races, cricket, golf, racing and of course the World Cup matches which start on 12th June.Guests in the main bar and restaurant...

Jamaica Inn is Under New Ownership!

March 27 2014

Jamaica Inn is Under New Ownership!

We are delighted to announce that Jamaica Inn has officially changed hands, and is now owned by Surrey based business man Allen Jackson. This is the first time in 40 years that the Inn has had a new owner, and it was snapped up by Allen Jackson within an hour of his first ever visit to the Inn.Jamaica Inn famously inspired Daphne du Maurier’s iconic novel of the same name, and is an important part...

Opening time... Jamaica Inn is open from 7.30am, when breakfast is served to hotel guests and visitors, right through to midnight with dinner being served up to 9pm. The Museum is open from 8am to 9pm throughout the year and the Gift Shop and Farm Shop are open every day with times varying.

Food & Drink
  • Breakfast: 7.30am – 11am
  • Lunch: midday – 3pm
  • Dinner: 5pm – 9pm
  • Cream Teas & Light Bites are served throughout the day

Farm Shop
  • open every day (times may vary)
Bars
  • 10am – midnight (Monday – Saturday)
  • midday – 10.30pm (Sunday)

Museum
  • 8am – 9pm throughout the year
Where to find us...
High on Bodmin Moor by the A30 about midway between Launceston and Bodmin – see the brown tourist signs.

Tel: +44 (0) 1566 86250
Email: enquiry@JamaicaInn.co.uk
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