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Bodwen is located in Cornwall
Bodwen shown within Cornwall
OS grid reference SX032606
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town St Austell
Postcode district PL26
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Cornwall
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places
CornwallCoordinates: 50°24′41″N 4°46′20″W / 50.41125°N 04.77227°W / 50.41125; -04.77227

Bodwen is a hamlet in the civil parish of Lanlivery in mid Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated just over one mile (2 km) north-northeast of Bugle village and five miles (8 km) north of St Austell. It is about two and a half miles south of Lanivet.[1][2] There is also a place called Bodwen in the civil parish of Helland.[3] According to the Post Office the population at the 2011 Census was included in the civil parish of Luxulyan.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 200 Newquay & Bodmin ISBN 978-0-319-22938-5
  2. ^ Weatherhill, Craig (2009). A Concise Dictionary of Cornish Place-Names. Westport, Co. Mayo: Evertype. ISBN 9781904808220; p. 22
  3. ^ Weatherhill (2009), p. 22
Former chapel at a crossroads southeast of Bodwen