Jamaica Inn

Civic Award from Cornwall Council

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 in the bars and Pedlars restaurant without charge, laying on camp beds, X beds, spare blankets and eventually even towels but thankfully enough blankets were found for everyone to be covered. Log fires were kept going and the kitchen served complimentary food like burgers and bacon butties all night. The emergency help was organised by the Inn’s General Manager, Sammy Wheeler, assisted by some 8 stalwart staff members who stayed all night and got little sleep. 

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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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