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Blackmoor Gate Market

Blackmoor Gate Market hosts some of the largest autumn sheep sales seen in the southwest of England being an important centre for breeding and store sheep. Being easily accessible on the West side of Exmoor Blackmoor Gate holds regular sales throughout the year, normally on a Monday fortnightly, but in the busy autumn period from September through to October sales are weekly. Within the autumn calendar sales are hosted for the Exmoor Horn Sheep Breeders’ Society, Devon Closewool Sheep Breeders’ Society, South West Blue Faced Leicester Club. Please see our Fixture List for the full calendar of sales.

The facilities at Blackmoor Gate have been much improved in recent years and the pens will hold up to 7000 when full in the autumn. All sheep are sold through sale rings for the majority of the year.


Blackmoor Gate, Kentisbury, Barnstaple. Post Code: Ex31 4NW

A361 North Devon Link Road, then north on A399 towards Ilfracombe. Turn right on A39,

Blackmoor Gate Market is on the right, 200 yards

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