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Napoleonic Era Drill Practice Days at Cornwall's Regimental Museum

Napoleonic Era Drill Practice Days at Cornwall's Regimental Museum

Type: Historical

Bodmin Keep has been the historic home of Cornwall’s Regiments for over 150 years. These dates will see history come to life as one of Cornwall’s finest Regiments is brought back to it’s spiritual home, for a series of drill practice days where the group will fine tune their techniques, and demonstrate their military marching and drill displays.

 

Visitors can meet the 32nd of Foot and see their marching and drill displays on the following dates:

 

Sunday 5th November 2017 – Marching and drill display at 14:00.

Sunday 14th January 2018 – Marching and drill display at 14:00.

Sunday 11th February 2018 (February Half Term) – Marching and drill display at 12:00 and 14:00.  Special family fun Half Term activities inside the museum.

Please note: The group use real and replica historic weaponry, and may hold firing demonstrations on any of the above dates; therefore there may be loud noises which visitors with dogs and/or small children may wish to consider before visiting. For more information please contact us in advance of your visit.

If you’re interested in historic weaponry, did you know that Cornwall’s Regimental Museum has one of the finest collections of weaponry in the South West?  Our impressive armoury is open to the public.

Contact Details

The Keep
Bodmin
Cornwall
PL31 1EG

Tel: 01208 72810

Opening Times

14 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018

* Marching and drill display at 14:00.
Sunday 11th February 2018 (February Half Term) – Marching and drill display at 12:00 and 14:00. Special family fun Half Term activities inside the museum.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Road Directions

The museum is easily accessible from the A30. It is located on the B3268 Lostwithiel Road.

SatNav users may wish to use the postcode PL31 1DU, which will take you to Bodmin Bowls Club, opposite to the museum’s parking area.

Parking There is limited free parking at the rear of the museum (SatNav PL31 1DU) and additional free on-street parking nearby, plus Victoria Square pay and display car park 100 metres level walk to the rear of the museum along Castle Canyke Road.

Public Transport Directions

From Liskeard, Wadebridge or Padstow take the Plymouth Citybus 11a to Bodmin Town Centre stopping at Bodmin General Station.

From Truro/ St Austell take the First bus no.27 to Bodmin Town Centre stopping at Bodmin General Station.

 

For up to date timetables please contact the Information Centre (01208 76616) or visit www.travelinesw.com