Blacktor Downs inc. Blacktor

118.8 Acres of Moorland between Temple and Bolventor, Bodmin


A superb opportunity to acquire a block of moor and pasture land with superb 360° panoramic views over Colliford Lake and Bodmin Moor.

With good road access off the Temple road, easily approached via the A30, and a second access from the south near Colliford Lake, the land is available as a whole or could be divided into lots.

The southern part of the land contains the remains of a Bronze Age settlement of 96 huts.

In the north western corner, near the access lane is an Atcost Cattle Shed.



Blacktor Downs is part of the ancient Bodmin Moor landscape and contains the remnants of a pre-historic settlement.  The land is easily accessed within 1 ½ miles of the main A30 off the Temple road. There is a second access to the south off the road leading around the stunning Colliford Lake.


The land extends to approximately 118.8 acres and the northern section contains four stone walled field enclosures with irregular aggregate field system together with Cairns.  The land is contained within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is a County Wildlife Site. The land is also Common Land and is subject to Commoner’s Rights allowing them grazing as set out in the Register of Common Land.

In the north-western corner of the land close to the access track over which there is a right of way, is an Atcost Cattle Shed. Also, towards the centre of the land are the remains of a stone built building contained within a stone walled paddock with a single mature tree close by.