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See below for a range of car boot sales in Essex:

Given the current climate, many car boots may not being going ahead. Please check with the organisers of each event for up to date information.


Epping Car Boot Sale

Address: Theydon Bois, Theydon Bois, Epping CM16 7HS, UK

Dates: Opens 24th April 2021 – see website for more details

Start Time: Sellers 7.30am-3pm, Buyers from 8am-2.30pm

Sellers:  All plots £10


More Info: https://www.eppingbootsale.com/



Barleylands Car Boot Sale

Hard standing in the Winter, grass in the Summer

Address: Barleylands, Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD

Dates: Every Sunday and bank holiday Mondays throughout the year

Start Time: Sellers before 8am, Buyers from 9am

Sellers:  Cars £10, Small vans £15, Large vans £20

Buyers: Early buyers before 9am: £1, or after 9am it is 50p for adults or free for children

Facilities: Hot & cold food and drinks, flushing toilets, plenty of parking

More Info: 0795 682 6730 /  0747 835 0176 http://www.lazybonesuk.co.uk/page/barleylands-boot-sale/



Boreham General Farms Car Boot Sale

Address: Boreham roundabout, A12 junction 19 near Chelmsford

Dates: Sundays & bank holiday Mondays, from March – November

Start Time: 5am

End Time: Until lunchtime, around 1pm

Sellers: Cars £12, Small Vans £15, Large Vans £20.

Buyers: 50p per car, entry before 6.30am is £2

Facilities: Refreshments, toilets, disabled parking

More Info: 07779 948946/ 01279 871117

Buyers: 50p per car, entry before 6am £1.50



Braintree Car Boot Sale – Baytree Farm

Address: Baytree Farm, Coggeshall Road, Braintree CM77 8AE

Dates: Every Saturday from March to October

Start Time: Sellers & Buyers from 6am

End Time: 1pm

Sellers: £8

Buyers: 30p per person

Facilities: Free parking, toilets, refreshments, bouncy castle

More Info: 07848 004677 / 0845 1300002



Chigwell Rise Car Boot Sale

Address: Country Group Events, Chigwell Rise, Loughton, Chigwell Rise, Loughton IG7 6AB

Dates: Saturdays from April – November

Start Time: Sellers 5.30am, Buyers 7.00am

End Time: 2pm

Sellers: Cars £12, Small vans £15, large vans £20

Buyers: 50p

Facilities: Refreshments, disabled access, disabled parking, toilets

More Info: https://en-gb.facebook.com/CountryGroupEvents/



Late Risers Car Boot Sale– Clacton-on-Sea

Address: White Meadow, London Road, Clacton CO16 9RA

Dates: Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from March to November

Start Time: Buyers & Sellers welcome from 7am

End Time: 1pm

Sellers: Cars £7 Vans from £9

Buyers: Car Park 50p

More Info: 07581 795214 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Late-Riser-Car-Boot-Sale/203343209701468



Dunton Car Boot Sale

Address: Dunton Rd, Dunton Wayletts, Billericay (Sat Nav: CM12 9TZ)

Dates: Sundays, Wednesdays, and bank holiday Mondays from March – October (weather permitting)

Start Time: Sundays 5.30am, Wednesdays 6am

End Time: Sundays around 1-2pm, Wednesdays around 12-1pm

Sellers: Cars £10 (Sundays) £7 (Wednesdays)
Transit size vans £14 (Sundays) £10 (Wednesdays)

Facilities: Refreshments, toilets, ample parking including Disabled parking, Dogs allowed but must be kept on lead

More Info: 01277 624979  https://en-gb.facebook.com/pages/category/Market/Dunton-Boot-Sale-139964729381050/



Horsley Cross Car Boot Sale

Popular, friendly boot sale. Around 80-120 stalls on average each week.

Address: Little Bentley Road, Tendring, CO16 0DB

Dates: Fridays from March to October

Start Time: Gates open from 6.30am

Sellers: £10

Buyers: 50p

Facilities: Refreshments, toilets, wheelchair friendly, dogs allowed on lead

More Info: 07802 282193 https://en-gb.facebook.com/BootSaleHorsleyCross/



Leigh Car Boot Sale Fair

Hard standing site, open all year

Address: Belton Way, Leigh-on-Sea SS9 2ET

Dates: Every Sunday and Bank Holiday All Year

Start Time: Sellers before 7am, Buyers 8am

Sellers: Cars £12, Small vans £15, Large vans £20, Trailers £5

Buyers: Before 8am £1 per person, after 8am 50p per person, children free

Facilities: On site café, toilets, plenty of parking, No need to book

More Info: 07956 826 730 / 07478 350 176 http://www.lazybonesuk.co.uk/page/leigh-on-sea-boot-sale/



Marks Tey Car Boot Sale

Address: Next to Marks Tey Hotel, London Road, Copford, Colchester CO6 1LH

Dates: Every Wednesday from 11th March to December (weather permitting)

Start Time: 6am

End Time: 2pm

Sellers: Cars £12 Vans £15

Buyers: 50p per person max of £1 per car

Facilities: Refreshments, toilets

More Info: 01206 242409/07840 041880



Nevendon Car Boot Sale

Nevendon boot sale has been running since 1990.

Address: Entrance on the A132 Nevendon Road, Basildon (next to Dogs Trust)

Dates: Every Sunday & bank holiday Mondays from March – October (weather & field conditions permitting)

Start Time: Open to buyers & sellers from 6am (Sellers can set up earlier or later)

End Time: Around 2pm

Sellers: Cars £8, Transit size vans £10

Buyers: Free parking and admission

Facilities: Refreshments, toilets, dogs welcome but must be kept on lead, limited disabled parking

More Info: 01268 285145

Note: On site speed limit of 5mph.



Orsett Car Boot Sale

Family run boot sale, has been running since 1980.

Address: 100 yards from the roundabout. Loft Hall Farm, Brentwood Road, Orsett RM16 3BD

Dates: TBC, likely to be Sundays and bank holiday Mondays from April – October, but please check with the organisers first

Start Time: Sellers between 5.30am and 10.30am, Buyers between 6am and 1pm

End Time: 1pm

Sellers: Cars £8, Vans £10, Trailers are an extra £4 (no need to book, pay on arrival)

Buyers: Adults 40p, free entry for children and pensioners

Facilities: Refreshments, ample parking, toilets, disabled access is available, dogs allowed but must be kept on lead.

More Info: 07970 179 457 https://en-gb.facebook.com/orsettbootsaleessex/



Rainham – Willow Farm Car Boot Sale

This site has 300 pitches and extensive parking.

Address: Willow Farm, New Road, Wennington, Rainham RM13 9ED

Dates: Every Sunday from February to December (weather permitting)

Start Time: Sellers from 5am, Buyers 6am

End Time: 1pm

Sellers: Cars/ small vans £10, Large vans £15

Buyers: Free

Facilities: Refreshments, toilets, free parking

More Info: 0784 800 4440 / 0845 130 0002 http://www.country-club-group.co.uk/willow-farm-boot-sale



Sadlers Farm Car Boot Sale

Address: Sadlers Farm, Junction of A13 and A130, Basildon SS13 2HD

Dates: Every Saturday and Sunday from March to October

Start Time: Sellers from 5am, Buyers from 6am

End Time: 1pm

Sellers: Cars £12 Vans £15

Buyers: 50p per person, or £1,.50 per person for admission before 6am

Facilities: Refreshments, toilets, disabled parking

More Info: 0784 800 4500



Ardleigh Car Boot Sale

Address: Old Ipswich Road, Ardleigh, Colchester CO7 7QR

Dates: Every Sunday and bank holiday Mondays from 8th March 2020 – November 2020

Start Time: Sellers & Buyers welcome from 6am

End Time: Lunchtime

Sellers: Cars £12, Vans & 4x4s £14, Box Vans £16, Lorries £20, Trailers +£2

Buyers: 50p per person (Max £1 per car), pedestrians £1

Facilities: Refreshments, toilets, dogs allowed on lead

More Info: http://www.bootgroup.com/



Weeley Car Boot Sale

Address: Opposite Mcdonald’s on Colchester Road (B1033) Weeley, Colchester CO16 9AG

Dates: Every Saturday from 14th March to December

Start Time: 6am

End Time: 2pm

Facilities: Refreshments – Toilets

Sellers: Cars £7, Vans £9, Box vans £10

Buyers: 50p per car, 25p pedestrians

More Info: http://www.thebootgroup.co.uk/our-sites.html



Barrows Road Car Boot Sale

Address: Barrows Road Car Park, Pinnacles Industrial Estate, Harlow CM19 5FA

Dates: Sunday and bank holiday Monday (excluding around Christmas and New Year)

Start Time: 10.30am

End Time: 4pm

Sellers: Cars £12, Small Vans £14, Large Vans £16, Early/Trader Pitches unload between 9am – 10.15am pay £21 and given a large Van size pitch.

Buyers: Adults £3 after 10.30am, £2 after 11am, 50p after 12pm

Facilities: Toilets and catering on site

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/countrysidepromotions.co.uk/



While you’re in the area why not explore…

Audley End House & Gardens

Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF

Bishop’s Stortford Escape Rooms

Woodside, Bishop's Stortford, Essex, CM23 5RG

Chelmsford Escape Rooms

Moulsham Mill Centre, Parkway, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 7PX

East Anglian Railway Museum

Chappel Station, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DS

Downham Hall

Downham Hall, Castledon Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 1LG

Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

Hall Road, Kesgrave, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP5 2PU

Maison Talbooth

Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6HN

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa

Keepers Lane, Stoke by Nayland, Dedham, Suffolk, CO6 4PZ