Car boot sales & locations


Many Car Boots updated for 2015

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Latest 2015 car boot additions / updates


1st: car boots updated Aldershot, Farnborough (Hampshire) Stafford, Wolverhampton (Staffs) Fontwell (Sussex)

added Burton (Staffs) Stamford (Lincs) Tonge Fold (Lancs) Monmouth (Gwent) Cullompton (Devon)

28th: car boots updated Horsley Cross (Essex) Eynesford (Kent)

added Portadown (Co Armagh, N Ireland) Bolton (Lancs)

26th carboots updated Glasnevin (Co Dublin, Ireland)

25th carboots added Reading, Newbury (Berkshire) Ballybunion (Co Kerry, Ireland) Snetterton (Norfolk)

updated Tranmere FC (G Manchester) Lisburn (N Ireland)

21st car boots updated Brighton Marina, Bognor (Sussex) Houndslow (G London, TW3) Dyfed / Pembrokeshire, Powys

20th: carboots added Croydon (G London CR9)

updated Worcester (in Hereford & Worcs) many in Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire

18th: updated Leek (Staffs) Runcorn (Cheshire) Huyton (Lancs) St Helens, Liverpool and many others (Merseyside)

added Wigan (Greater Manchester)

16th: added Barnsley-Elsecarr Rly CB (S Yorkshire)

15th: updated Stowmarket (Suffolk)

13th: updated West Kingsdown, Sevenoaks (Kent) Lutterworth (Leicestershire) Ballymena (Co Antrim, N Ireland) Clifton (Nottingham, Notts) Cobh (Co Cork, Ireland) Cleverleys (Lancs) Blunsdon (Wilts) Warrington (Cheshire)

added Stretton (Derbyshire) Uttoxeter (Staffs)

12th: updated Peacock Meadow Plympton (Devon)
added Gedney Dyke (Lincolnshire)

10th: added Badersfield Indoor Car Boot Sale, Badersfield Battle Of Britain Memorial Hall , Ex RAF Coltishall , (Norfolk)

2nd updated Goonhavern (Truro, Cornwall)

1st: added Ullenwood (Cheltenham, Glos replaces Racecourse CB) Worcester (in Hereford & Worcester)

updated Stratford racecourse (Warwickshire)
30th: updated Burton (Staffs) Colwyn Bay (Conwy) Valley (Anglesey)
added Weston Colville (Cambridgeshire)

26th: added Telford (Shropshire)

23rd: updated Largs (Ayrshire, Scotland)

22nd: added Poynton (Cheshire) Ashford (Kent)

21st: updated Liverpool (Lydiate Scouts, Merseyside)

20th added Bedford (Beds) Faddiley (Cheshire)

16th added Cardonagh (Co Donegal)

10th: added Loughborough (Leicestershire) Barnstaple (Devon)

updated Stoneleigh (Warwickshire)

2014 December
21st: updated Stoneleigh (Warwickshire)

16th: added West Kingsdown (Kent)
updated Weeley, Marks Tey, Clacton (Essex) Peterborough (Cambridgeshire) Clondrinagh (Co Limerick, Ireland)

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The UK has 'Car Boot Sales', what do others have?: 
  • France - Brocante / vide-grenier (empty your attic) / Troc et Puces (exchanges)
  • Australia - Swap Meet
  • USA - Garage Sale
  • Wales - Arwerthiant / SÍl Cist Ceir
  • Ibiza - rastrillo
  • Greece - Flohmarkt / Παζάρι
  • Netherlands - kofferbakmarkt(trunk barge = barge-boot)
  • Italy - 'sofitte in piazza'(= cash in the attic) also 'mercato delle pulci' = flea market; 'mercato dell'usato' = car boot
  • Finland - kirpputori
  • Denmark - Loppemarked/kraemmermarked
  • Sweden - bakluckeloppis / bakluckan / loppemarknad
  • Norway - Loppemarked / loppis

Car Boot Sales: facts & figures

Each year 1.5 billion pounds are spent at Car Boot Sales in the UK.
One million people visit Car Boot Sales every weekend during the season.
Average spend £9.61 per visit.
Most profitable boots London (£83), Wales (£80) per boot full

Tips for buying / selling:
  • get up early!
  • always bargain
  • check all the boxes
  • check for damage
  • beware of electrical items unless seen working


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  • Take plenty of change and plastic bags
  • Use a bum-bag to keep money safe
  • take warm clothing
  • clearly display your items - make book and video titles easily seen
  • put a tablecloth / sheet on your table
  • price up the bigger items beforehand
  • take some stationery: pens, pencils & stickers
  • be honest, helpful and remain polite
  • on arrival, walk round for 10 mins, then set up your pitch, otherwise you will be overwhelmed.
  • selling for a charity? If so consider using the GiftAid form to donate your takings - this may increase the amount by 25%
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