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MyCarBooty - The Countryside Car Boot Sale

Open Sundays, Wednesdays and Bank Holiday Mondays

*** Car boot sales are now closed for the season ***

The above information is updated regularly.  Please check back.

Click here to get the weather forecast for our local area.

Last Sunday car boot sale for 2021 season was Sunday 5th December 2021. We restart February 2022 weather permitting.  Thank you for your interest and support.  We wish you a safe and happy Christmas.

Wednesday car boot sales have finished for 2021 season.

 

The following info applies to ALL days.

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Seller Entry Fees

Seller entry is from 6am to 10am.  Cash Only.

Please note: Seller entry from 6am. Buyer entry is from 7am. Sale closes at midday, with last buyer entry at 11.45am.  Toilets close at 12.30.  Buyer and Seller gates are now separate.

No pre-booking, all vehicles parked in strict order and all vehicles are parked side on to provide maximum selling space (at no extra cost).

  • Standard Car, Estate, SUV, MPV £10
  • Standard Panel Van or Pick Up £15
  • Combi or Camper Van £15
  • Large, Luton or LWB Panel Van £20
  • Horsebox & Lorries from £40
  • Walk Ins £10
  • Trailers from additional £5
  • Roofbox no additional charge. Awning no additional charge.
  • Please have correct money ready.  Cash payment only.

 

Charity Support. As an organisation we make an annual contribution to support chosen local charities and community projects with assistance from the entry fees that are charged.  We are unable to offer a discount rate to individual charity sellers or for fundraising activities.

 

Buyer Entry Fees

Buyer entry from 7am to 11.45am.  Cash only.

Please note: Seller entry from 6am. Buyer entry is from 7am. Sale closes at midday, with last buyer entry at 11.45am.  Toilets close at 12.30.  Buyer and Seller gates are now separate.

  • After 10am Free
  • From 8am to 10am £1 per Adult
  • Before 8am £2 per Adult
  • No charge for same day re-entry.  Under 14's are Free.
  • Last entry to sale is 11.45am.

Please make sure you bring plenty of change with you as there is very limited change on site.

For the general safety of visitors, vehicle movements are restricted within the sellers field while the sale is in progress.  Only participating sellers are permitted vehicle access to the sellers field.  Buyers may collect heavy or bulk goods by vehicle once conditions are safe to do so and at the discretion of the management.

 

Strict Conditions for Entry

Full cash payment is required on entry, there are no card facilities on site.  The fee covers the contents of one vehicle only, no second vehicle unloading is permitted without full payment on entry.  All vehicles are parked lengthways (side on) and in strict order.

Sellers may not trade or buy items from other stallholders before 7am.  Please focus on setting up your own stall.

The following items MAY NOT be sold at the Car Boot Sale:

Tobacco · Cigarettes · Drugs · Paracetamol · Fireworks · Crossbows · Air Rifles · Weaponry · Knives · Alcohol · New Toys without a CE safety mark · Giant Lighters · Live Animals · Plants · Flowers · New Garden Products · Pet Foods · Catering · Foods · Drinks · Confectionery · Unsafe or incorrectly labelled electrical goods · Age related items to underage persons · Counterfeit or Copied Goods · Any item not within the sellers legal ownership

All items sold at car boot sales, new and old, are required to comply with the Consumer Rights Act 2015.  Full information & advice on selling at car boot sales can be obtained from the Hampshire Trading Standards Service at www.hants.gov.uk  Click here for link to Hampshire Trading Standards info on Car Boot Sales

We do not permit selling, touting, trading, advertising or hawking outside of the designated car boot sellers area.

We do not permit leafleting of vehicles or individuals on any part of our farm, property or car park.

We do not permit overnight camping in the car park or car boot areas, or the lighting of fires.

All items including unsold goods & refuse must be removed from site at the end of sale and taken away with you.  It is a criminal offence to publicly discard rubbish and a statutory fine of £50 will apply up to the maximum limit of £2,500.

The car boot sale is a popular family event that is accessible to all. We welcome all visitors to our farm and expect individuals to behave respectfully and responsibly, and are grateful for your co-operation.  We do not accept antisocial, drunken, rude, improper or aggressive behaviour, damage or theft of property or littering.

Dogs are permitted subject to observing the Countryside Code  Please do not bring dogs on a hot day as there is little shade in the field.  Never leave a dog in a hot vehicle, even for a short while.  Please see RSPCA recommendation  Please do not permit dog fouling on the site.

The car boot sale is held on private property.  We reserve right of admission and visitors not complying with terms of entry will be denied entry, vehicle registration recorded on camera and police contacted.

 

Hints & Tips for Sellers

The best advice is to be prepared..

Read our Terms & Conditions above before selling items at the car boot sale for any item restrictions.  Once you’re ready, sort out your goods ready for sale, consider the values and ideally price them up before you arrive.  If safe and practical, load up your car the night before and remember to put your table or groundsheet in last.

Watch the weather forecastand prepare for your day ahead. There is no shade or shelter from rain or sun in the field so a handy umbrella is a useful addition.  If there is a chance of rain, a plastic cover would be handy to cover your items too.  Click here to get the weather forecast for our local area.

Some sellers like to use a gazebo, canopy, awning or umbrella if the forecast is unsettled.  We do not make an additional charge to add one above your stall but you will need to consider the space in your vehicle and the time to erect it.

Bring PLENTY of change with you and please have the correct entry money ready when you arrive. A money belt, 'bum bag' or belt pack can be a good idea to keep your money secure.  Do not use a cash tin or leave cash unsecured. 

Do make sure that your boot is locked when you arrive and until you are ready to set up.  Please note that trading is not permitted before 7am.

We recommend that you bring a friend or relative to share the day. You'll appreciate the help to mind your stall when you need the loo or a coffee break, and help watch over your goods if you are engaged with a buyer.

You are very welcome to bring non-alcoholic drinks, foods or sweets for your own consumption but you cannot sell these items at the car boot sale as there are strict regulations controlling the sale of foods.

If you're still unsure, come along as a buyer first and see what works.

*Peak times travel advice*

The car boot sale is a popular destination and this can mean a longer waiting time for entry earlier in the morning.  We do operate an onsite queue system off the main road for safe access with all spaces fairly allocated to the sellers field.  Please note that gates do not open before 6am.

From 10am onwards can be a peak time for vehicles leaving the car boot sale. Please consider this within your travel schedule.  Sellers are free to leave at any point during the morning up to the close of the sale at midday.

 

Covid Security

We confirm we have complied with the government's guidance on managing the risk of Covid-19.

If you have symptoms of Covid-19 please do not visit.

New times: Seller entry from 6am. Buyer entry is from 7am. Sale closes at midday, with last buyer entry at 11.45am.  Toilets close at 12.30.

New entry points: Buyer and Seller gates are now separate, and there is a one way system at the entry gate.

We recommend bringing your own hand sanitiser, wipes, face covering/shield, gloves as required with you.  Please handle only the items that you are purchasing or intend to purchase.  Toilets are open and it recommended that face covering is worn within enclosed spaces, please wash your hands regularly (and before handling food) and sanitise hands before using toilets.

Please do not bunch, and please respect the space of other visitors.

There are no card payment facilities at the car boot sale.

Links to Government Guidance

Government Roadmap Spring 2021

Public guidance on Coronavirus restrictions

Face covering and exemption guidance.

NHS Test & Trace

QR codes for NHS Test & Trace are placed at entrance points.

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