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Shire Hall

Shire Hall Mount Folly Square, Bodmin PL31 2DQ, England
+44 1208 76616
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The courtroom experience is a must.

For only £3.50 per person, the courtroom experience in Shire Hall is a must do for all tourists... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
ktarnb1
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London, United Kingdom
interesting

+ a pleasant cheap way to spend a couple of hours on a wet day good range of tourist... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2015
allen3
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Birmingham, England
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24 Aug 2016
“The courtroom experience is a must.”
16 Aug 2015
“interesting”
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Shire Hall Mount Folly Square, Bodmin PL31 2DQ, England
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

For only £3.50 per person, the courtroom experience in Shire Hall is a must do for all tourists. Cast your vote against or in defence of Matthew Weeks, the accused of Charlotte Dymond's mysterious murder that took place in the Victorian era. The experience takes...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2015

+ a pleasant cheap way to spend a couple of hours on a wet day good range of tourist information, interesting local art display on when we visited. Courtroom experience (small charge) where you can take part in a historic trial and pass you judgement...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2015

On Bodmin Moor, near Roughtor, poor Charlotte Dymond was murdered in 1844. Who did it? Was it her boyfriend Matthew Weeks. You have to decide in the Courtroom of Shire Hall. Afterwards you can visit the cells, have a coffee in Shire Hall lounge and...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2014

I am a law student at the University of the West of England, therefore this attraction was very interesting for me. The courtroom experience was a very good recreation of what a Victorian case would have been like. The holding cells were also rather interesting...More

1  Thank Dom M
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Reviewed 22 June 2012

I love history and so I loved this tourist attraction of Bodmin. I liked it better than the Bodmin museum which was beside it. I appreciate the information I read in the reception and the interactive computer about the punishments done in the place as...More

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