Jamaica Inn

Dozmary Pool

June 17 2019

Hope we all got the Dozmary Pool question right on 'Brain of Britain' last week!  It's said to be the final resting place of what?  Dozmary Pool is only about 2.5km away, due south of Jamaica Inn - our local legendary landmark is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Civic Award from Cornwall Council

May 09 2019

Jamaica Inn has been presented with a Civic Award by Chairman of Cornwall Council, Mary May, at an official ceremony on 1 May for providing refuge to over a 100 motorists stranded in the snow on the A30 that dreadful night of the snowstorm that hit Cornwall on 31 January.  All bedrooms quickly became full but motorists continued to make for the Inn most of the night and were accommodated...

Jamaica Inn car-park becomes ‘fire-fighting base’

April 19 2019

On Wednesday night (17 April) the Inn again came to the rescue, this time with countless mugs of tea and the use of its car-park!  Many fire engines of various sizes descended on the Inn to use it as a Command Centre in fighting several different nearby moorland fires. Police were investigating the probability that the fires were started deliberately. Cornwall Fire Service...

New Pool Table

April 12 2019

Jamaica Inn has a new pool table and one of the best available – a Supreme Winner made by Heywoods with the highly respected Hainsworth Match cloth. The Super Aramith Pro Cup balls for matches completes this top specification pool table that remains free to play on. 

St Piran's Day 5th March

March 05 2019

As the Grand Bard of Cornwall invites us all to celebrate St Piran and the Cornish language, we too say, "Gool Peran Lowen!"

Marooned motorists sleep on our floors!

February 01 2019

What a night!  Now we have a second to breathe, here's a debrief of what happened at Jamaica Inn on the 31st January 2019.  Early evening with the snow falling thick and fast we saw the few rooms we had available quickly booked up.  Hearing news of the roads shutting down we set up 15 spare mattresses in our Pedlars restaurant and posted across our social media that anyone stranded ...

Refurb of bars and restaurant completed

January 29 2019

A complete refurbishment of the bars and restaurant was finished just in time for Christmas. In lower Pedlars Restaurant we replaced the modern windows with period ones to match those at the front of the Inn, and created a massive old-looking fireplace built in traditional Cornish style – the granite slab mantlepiece alone weighs 1.1 tons and has come from Bradstone Mill near Launceston. The fireback...

Happy New Year!

January 01 2019

Best wishes for 2019 from us all at Jamaica Inn!

Refurnishing the bars and restaurant

September 23 2018

In December new ‘period’ furniture will replace most of the existing furniture in the bars and restaurant except for the old settle seating in the bars which is full of character and to be kept and refurbished. Everything is aimed at retaining the character and 1750s appearance of this lovely old Inn.

Pedlars Restaurant to look older

September 23 2018

This autumn the lower part of Pedlars restaurant is having its 30 year old modern glass wall overlooking the garden replaced with a wall similar to the 1750’s front wall of the bar – very thick, rough plaster finish and with recessed windows for the great views. Also this large area is to have a focal point that it currently lacks – a massive log burning traditional Cornish fireplace similar...

Wonderful wildflowers!

September 20 2018

The wildflower seeds we included in recent landscaping work have grown to produce a stunning display!  See the beautiful photos on our Facebook page from artist/illustrator Nicola Plummer.  Thank you Nicola!


Thank You

September 03 2018

A big Thank You to Mark's Ark, Magic Martin, all the suppliers who supported our Meet the Maker Day and the Trewithen Dairy for making the Bank Holiday weekend such a success!

Meet the Maker Day & Magic Martin - Saturday 25 August

August 25 2018

A celebration of Cornish food and drink with many of our local suppliers and some free samples on offer. From 12.30 - 3pm Magic Martin will be here to entertain the children too!

Dairy Day - Bank Holiday Monday 27 August

August 25 2018

The Trewithen local dairy will be here to demonstrate their delicious produce, offering mini scones, clotted cream and jam, fruit and cream, and competitions too!

Mark's Ark - Friday 24 August

August 22 2018

Mark's Ark is visiting the Inn from noon to 3pm with an exciting collection of birds and mini beasts for close encounters of the wildlife kind!  Which animals are you brave enough to hold?  Last time we found the skunk surprisingly cute!!

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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