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

If you’re looking to unwind with some food after a car boot sale, be sure to check out the best places to eat and drink in Essex.

Looking for things to do and places to stay this summer? Browse places to stay in Essex and outdoor activities in Essex.


Car Boot Sales in Essex (Updated for 2022)

Please check with the organisers of each event for up to date information.

 

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

 


 

Chigwell Rise Car Boot Sale

AddressCountry 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 Infohttps://en-gb.facebook.com/CountryGroupEvents/

 


 

Colchester Car Boot Sale

GIANT HARD STANDING site open every single Sunday from September through to April.

Address: Colchester Park and Ride, A12 Junction 28, Colchester, CO4 5YX

Sellers: No bookings to sell here, just turn up and pay on the day. Set up is from 8am. Cars £12. Small vans £15. Large vans £20. Extra space available at £5 per bay.

Buyers: MAIN opening time is 11am, 50p per person. You CAN enter early from 9am. 9am is £3 per person. 10am is £1 person. ALL under 16’s go FREE. Buyers money is taken immediately upon entering our site so please have the correct change ready. Please do not arrive to site before your entrance time.

*THERE IS STRICTLY NO BUYING OR SELLING BEFORE 9AM – SELLERS SET UP IN PEACE AND 9AM BUYERS WILL BE THE FIRST TO BEGIN BUYING*

Tel: 07932 065398

More Info: https://m.facebook.com/ColchesterCarBootSale/

 


 

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 www.lazybonesuk.co.uk/page/barleylands-boot-sale/

 


 

Braintree Car Boot Sale – Baytree Farm

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

Dates: Every Saturday from April to October 2022

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


Places to Stay in Essex

The Willows | Blackbrook Lodges

Blackbrook Stud Farm, Ivy Lodge Road, Great Horkesley, Colchester, Essex, CO6 4EN

The Stables | Blackbrook Lodges

Blackbrook Stud Farm, Ivy Lodge Road, Great Horkesley, Colchester, Essex, CO6 4EN

The Duckhouse | Blackbrook Lodges

Blackbrook Stud Farm, Ivy Lodge Road, Great Horkesley, Colchester, Essex, CO6 4EN


Late Risers Car Boot Sale– Clacton-on-Sea

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

Dates: Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays from April 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 | https://www.laterisercarboot.co.uk/

 


 

Dunton Car Boot Sale

Address: Dunton Rd, Dunton Wayletts, Billericay, Essex (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, Essex, CO16 0DB

Dates: Fridays from 15th April 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 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, Essex, 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


Places to Visit in Essex

Dedham Boathouse Boat Hire

Mill Lane, Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6DH

Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL

Colchester Climbing Project

Unit B&C Global Park, 12 Moorside, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2TJ


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: Sundays and bank holiday Mondays from April – October

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, Essex SS13 2HD

Dates: Every Saturday and Sunday from March to October

Start Time: Public – Saturdays 7am / Sundays 8am | Sellers – Saturdays 6am / Sundays 7am

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 March 2022 – November 2022

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/


Places to Eat in Essex

The Shepherd & Dog | Langham

Moor Road, Langham, Essex, CO4 5NR

The Three Horseshoes | Fordham

74 Church Road, Fordham, Colchester, Essex, CO6 3NJ


Weeley Car Boot Sale

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

Dates: Every Saturday from 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: Every Sunday (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/ | http://www.countrysidepromotions.co.uk/HarlowSundayandHolidayMondayCarBootSale.html


Businesses in Essex

The Only Way is Gin | Essex

1391 London Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex, SS9 2SA

The Proper Picnic Co. | Essex

The Anchor, 9 Station Road, Tiptree, Colchester, Essex, CO5 0AZ

East Coast Distillery

Landermere Farm Buildings 3A, Landermere, Thorpe-le-soken, Essex, CO16 0NH

Princes Theatre | Clacton

Clacton Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton on Sea, Essex, CO15 1SE

The Crown Wormingford | Pub

Main Road, Wormingford, Essex, CO6 3AB

The Willows | Blackbrook Lodges

Blackbrook Stud Farm, Ivy Lodge Road, Great Horkesley, Colchester, Essex, CO6 4EN

Luigi’s Al Fresco | Essex

21 Market Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4PZ

The Limes Hotel Maldon | Essex

21 Market Hill , Maldon, Essex, CM9 4PZ

Brantham Mill Crafts | Essex

Brantham Mill Industrial Estate, Bergholt Rd, Brantham, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 1QT

Castle Inn | Colchester Pub

92 High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TH

Chelmsford Escape Rooms | Know Escape

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

Colne Valley Railway

Colne Valley Railway, Yeldham Road, Halstead, Suffolk, CO9 3DZ