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Other Car Boot Sales

Obviously, we don't organise all the car boots in Cornwall and the surrounding Counties, so here's our list of others we've found for the avid car booters out there. Times, dates and prices may change without our knowledge and this information is provided in good faith, so before you make a long trip, we advise you contact the organiser where possible to check the sale is still going ahead.

If you know of any which aren't on our list, or details that are incorrect, please use the contact form to submit the information and we'll add/amend our list.

  Cornwall - Sundays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Bodmin
Priory Park
All Year
7.30am
---------- 100+
Bude Pendeen - A39 Bude Junction April - September 1.30pm 07814 668567 --------
Bude Cricket Club 1st and 3rd Sun May/Sept 8am ---------- 80/100
Bude Community School Season - Every Sunday
from Sept
8am 01288 352786 50
Bude Community School 2nd, 4th and 5th Sun
May/Sept
8am 01288 352786 80/100
Charlestown St Pauls Church Hall, Church Road All Year 1pm 07748 325300 40
Frogpool Between Peranwell & St Day April - September 7.30am   --------
Hayle Rugby Club, Marsh Lane All Year 8am 01736 757157 150
Launceston Launceston College Please call for dates
May to October
9am 07795 024442 40+
Lostwithiel Community Centre All Year ---------- 01208 872207 40
Pool Carn Brea Leisure Centre All Year 7.30am 01209 714766 60
Pool Pool Market All Year 9.30am 07971 485181 40
Saltash Saltash Community School Grounds 1st Sun until Autumn. 10am to
12 noon
01752 843715
website
50/60
St Austell St Pauls Church Hall All Year 1pm 07748 325300 20/30
  Cornwall - Mondays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Bude Community School Summer 8am 01288 352786 100
Liskeard Recreation Club, Cleer Road Summer Bank Holidays 7.30am ---------- --------
  Cornwall - Tuesdays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
          --------
  Cornwall - Wednesdays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Rosudgeon Between Praa Sands and Penzance April / October 11.30am 01736 783773 200
St Ives Guild Hall ---------- 9am 01736 757625 --------
 Cornwall - Thursdays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Bude Pendeen - A39 Bude Junction July - August 1.30pm 07814 668567 --------
Penzance & Newlyn RFC Alexandra Lane April - October 12pm 01736 364044 20/30
Porthleven AFC - Gala Park, Mill Lane April - October 8.30am 01209 612568 10/20
St Merryn St Merryn Parish Hall, Nr Padstow July - September 2pm 07956 648097 --------
 Cornwall - Fridays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Liskeard Recreation Club, Cleer Road June - September 4pm ---------- --------
Penzance Gluval Cricket Club, St Ives Road June - October 9am ---------- --------
St Blazey Alexander Hall, Middle Way All Year 7.30am 01726 70450 --------
  Cornwall - Saturdays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Bodmin (Tregainlands) April - August 9am 07970 118757 100
Liskeard Sterts - Upton Cross March - September 11.30am 01579 362382 --------
Padstow Culew Holiday Park Summer 10.30am 07968 861855 --------
St Blazey Alexander Hall, Middle Way All Year 8.30am 07814 647756 --------
St Ive Higher Keason Farm,
between Liskeard & Callington
16th April - October 2.00pm 01579 383137 --------
Tregony Tregony Village Hall
(£4 per stall)
Starts 26th January 10am to 1pm (sellers from 9am) 07530 554493 to book a table 14 Stalls
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  Devon - Sundays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Ashburton Summerhill Farm, Peartree Cross July - October 1pm 01626 200010 --------
Barnstaple Pottington (Between Barnstaple & Braunton) April - September 1pm 07878 034683 --------
Barnstaple Landkey Show Ground April - September 1pm 07878 034683 --------
Exeter Westpoint April - September 1pm 07802 176993 400+

Exeter

Matford Park & Ride Car Park
Marsh Barton
All Year 6.30am 01392 665480 200

Hatherleigh

Cattle Market All Year 1pm 07900 115529 100

Newton Abbot

Cattle Market All Year 6am 01626 215427 --------

Newton Abbot

Race Course All Year

6am

---------- --------
Plymouth Colebrook Community Centre, Plympton May - September 8.30am 01752 200046 --------
Plymouth Central Park, Plymouth Argyle All Year 7.30am 01752 562561 --------
Stonehouse Community Centre, Stonehouse, Plymouth All Year 7am 01752 606722 --------

Tiverton

Pannier Market April - December 2pm 01884 258968 60
Torrington Torrington Commons April - September 8am ---------- --------

Totnes

Bowden House April - October 8am 07875 709528 --------
  Devon - Mondays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces

Exmouth

Littleham Sandy Bay Summer 10am 07790 908548 80/100
  Devon - Wednesdays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Brixham Brixham Road, Torbay June - September 10am 07802 176993 --------

Exeter

Marsh Barton Summer 11am 07790 908548 200
  Devon - Thursdays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Dawlish Warren Warren Road July - August 4pm 07790 908548 --------

Lympstone

Exeter Road, Exmouth July - October 10am 07790 908548 120/180
  Devon - Fridays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces

Plymouth

Elburton Villa Football Ground, Haye Rd, Elburton, PL9 8HS ---------- 4pm ---------- --------

Totnes

Fleamarket Civic Hall ---------- 9am 01803 526214 30
  Devon - Saturdays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Bickley Bickley Recreation Ground

March - September
1st Saturday

9am 01884 855357 --------
Bideford Bideford Football Ground April - September 8am ---------- --------
Crediton Queen Elizabeth's Community College May - July 10am 01363 774455 --------
Dartmouth The Sportsmans Arms, Hemborough Post All Year 8am 01803 712231 --------
Stonehouse Community Centre, Stonehouse, Plymouth All Year 7am 01752 606722 --------
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  Somerset - Sundays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Bath Lansdown Hill, Lansdown ---------- -------- ---------- --------

Brean

Leisure Centre All Year 9am 01278 751595 200
Bridgwater Plum Lane, Bridgwater April - September 7.30am 07971 974616 --------
Bridgwater Dunwear Lane, Bridgwater May - September 7.30am 07971 974 616 --------

Cheddar

Winchester Farm All Year 7am 07831 277327 300

Frome

Standerwick Cattle Market All Year 7am 01225 764890 160
Hewish A370 Near Weston-Super-Mare June - September 12pm 07813 854541 200+
Ilchester Ilchester Sports Field April - October 7.30am 07967 280754 --------
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton Rugby Club April - September 9am 01761 472646 --------
Minehead Near Minhead Rugby Club March - November 8am ---------- --------
Standerwick Standerwick Market, A36 All Year 6.30 01225 764890 --------

Taunton

Bishop Fox Community School

Winter Only 10am 07900 621199 75

Taunton

Race Course All Year 7am 07778 275998 200

Taunton

Prockters Farm Summer 9am 07900 621199 100
Wraxall Opp. Wraxall Manor Hotel, Bristol Road July - September 9.30am 07900 055266 --------

Yeovil

Showground, A37 ---------- 1pm 07979 345914 300
  Somerset - Tuesdays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces

Wellington

Rugby Club, Rockwell Green All Year 9am ---------- 80
Bridgewater Car Boot Summer 9am 07790 908548 80
  Somerset - Wednesdays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces

Taunton

Creech St Michael ---------- 9am 07900 621199 100
Bath

Antique Market
Bladud Building

Phone for dates 9am 01225 463175 ----------
  Somerset - Thursdays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Burnham On Sea Oakmead Farm, Edithmead May - October 7.30am ---------- --------
  Somerset - Fridays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Highbridge British Legion, Opp Wood Pile April - September 3pm 07919 441425 --------
Taunton St Augustines School, Priorswood May - September 6pm 07900 621199 100
Taunton Taunton RFC, Hyde Park June - September 5pm ---------- --------
Weston-Super-Mare Ancor Inn, Ancor Road April - October 7.30am ---------- --------
  Somerset - Saturdays
Town Location Season Start Telephone Spaces
Burnham-on-Sea Sports Ground May/Sept 1pm 07900 621199 50
Bridgwater Puriton Horse Rescue, Batch Road July - October 8am 07731732907 --------
Bridgwater Noth Petherton Cattle Market All Year 8.30am 07907 955611 --------
Bridgewater Cannington May/Sept 9am 07790 908548 150
Bridgewater Indoor car boot All Year 9am 07790 908548 40/60
Burnam On Sea BASC Sports Ground, Stodden Rd May - August 2pm 07900 621199 200+
Weston-Super-Mare Ancor Inn, Ancor Road April - October 7.30am ---------- --------
Whitchurch Whitchurch Sports Centre, Bristol March - October 12pm ----------- --------
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PERRANPORTH last SUNDAY end of season!
End of Season at PERRANPORTH this is the last SUNDAY Car Boot Sales for this season. We will return in 2017 at the end of their Rugby season.
More...
 
 
 
 
 
 
B HOLIDAY MONDAYS
@ TRURO Bank Holiday Mondays 1.30 pm
Starts - 1.30pm
B HOLIDAY MONDAYS
@ Falmouth BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY at 10.00 am
Starts - 10.00am
TUESDAYS
@ Newquay Car Boot starts @ 12.00 noon
Starts - 12.00pm
THURSDAYS
@ PAR MARKET on THURSDAY at 12.00 noon PL25 3RP
Starts - 12.00am
THURSDAYS
@ NEWQUAY every Thursday @ 12.00 noon
Starts - 12.00am
FRIDAYS
@ Falmouth Rugby Club TR11 3QQ
Starts - 12.30pm
SATURDAYS
@ Mitchell at 12.00 noon
Starts - 12.00pm
SATURDAYS
@ WADEBRIDGE; Royal Cornwall Showground; TODAY!
Starts - 3.00pm
SUNDAYS
@ PENRYN Rugby Club TR10 8NT at 3.00 pm
Starts - 3.00pm
SUNDAYS
@ TRURO SUNDAYS 1.30pm
Starts - 1.30pm
SUNDAYS
@ PERRANPORTH the last SUNDAY (end of season)
Starts - 10.30pm
 
 
 
 

 

 

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YOU MUST NOT SELL any of the following at out Car Boot Sales

WINES, SPIRITS, CIGARETTES, TOBACCO, ANIMALS, FAKE DVD's, CD's or VIDEOS, GUNS, KNIVES, FOOD, CAKES, SANDWICHES, DRINKS, FRUIT, VEGETABLES, CRISPS and SWEETS of any kind, without the express permission of CARBOOTSCORNWALL and with the approval of CORNWALL COUNCIL HEALTH AUTHORITES and TRADING STANDARDS!

 
 
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FRIDAY 28th September

Dear Marge,

It is a shame that Falmouth Rugby Club has lost is popularity like in the old days one of the reasons being that the areas allowed for us to sell are in a deplorably dangerous condition with heavy stones pebbles galore and on dry days the dust that gets on our sellers stock makes for hard work meaning packing up the car and going home to wash all your unsold items! On the plus side the locals have supported Car Boot Sales here for over 25 years and the 40 odd sellers on Friday traded well one stall taking over £260.00 which is not bad going for a couple of hours work. The Club cannot afford to have the hard standing areas of the car park and surrounding areas cleared and new tarmac for old, over the years CARBOOTSCORNWALL have had work done to repair the potholes which fill with rain on every occasion but at least we can say if you sell at Falmouth you can have a ‘waterside view’ dear!

We have known so many of the families over the years and the kids of the early days (much better behaved than some of today’s little brats) are now parents with young families of their own. We, like some of our customers get sick of hearing snotty nosed kids screaming and lashing out at their parents because either Mum or Dad has refused to buy something from one of the stalls, some of them that do not get their own way go back to the toy pick it up and walk away without paying for the items with the sellers bemused ‘Now what do I do’? Several times this year I have taken unpaid for toys off kids to return to the owners the little buggers occasionally trying to lash out at me and resorting to spitting as the final straw! Then we get some old fart expert on bringing up kids who offers “That little sod needs a bloody good hiding” What a brilliant idea lets have the little buggers screaming some more shall we! Beating kids is not the right answer nor is it legal and it only builds up a bitter resentment which results in more misbehaviour and friction between kids and their suffering parents!

Many years ago Lou and I used to be registered Childminders and were chosen by Carrick Social Services to look after ‘at risk’ children rejected by their parents and society. We had great fun teaching them right from wrong one particular little boy Scott aged 3 a twin pushed his luck so far that I upped him from his chair took him and his lunch into the garden and sat him down to eat his dinner alone in the rain whilst from the comfort of the playroom the other kids and his twin brother poked fun taking the piss out of him eating their dinner in warm surroundings. The language towards me was unbelievable as he shouted and screamed and cried but he eventually realized right from wrong and never elected for his dinner to be swamped with rain again! Great days!!

Saturday 29th September
Truro at 5.00am is the right time to put the signs out with no other traffic apart from the major stores huge lorries thumping through the City Centre delivering stocks to Sainsbury’s, Marks & Sparks, ASDA and the dreaded Tesco’s. At 5.45am I arrived at the Cattle Market to be met by a couple who had travelled from Plymouth desperate to sell at today’s sale. Like the rest of the sellers who turned up they were delighted with their morning’s takings as the public our wonderful buyers took advantage of some great bargains! One regular lady buyer nick-named B J who tells everyone ‘No, I don’t do eBay I just buy for my family’ which is a load of baloney (balls) and she puts on such an act to the seller with her voice mildly sounding like Mrs Minnie Mouse they discount the real price just to get rid of her from the stall. Some of the other buyers including my 4th wife get really pissed off with her as she grabs absolute bargains that will be listed on eBay the same day! The nickname of B J is strange, I do not know what it means but then my filthy mind has a pretty good idea.

Mitchell is all ready and set up by the time Lou and I get there to conduct our busiest Car Boot Sale of the weekend, my mate and team leader Arlin does all the signs and sets the field up after Landlord David has prepared the grounds to a pristine condition widely responsible for our success and we are guaranteed there will be lots of sellers and buyers and BARGAINS believe me! After the Sale started one of our gypsy families (great spenders) handed me a set of car keys they had found in the field and I joked if they are not claimed we would wait to the end see which car was left then sell it and we would split the money. More naughty kids with one little girl who was about 4 years old actually kicking and screaming at her Mummy because Mummy had said “NO” to the little moo! What an embarrassment she caused to herself with most onlookers feeling sympathy for the parents who could only ignore the little monster. Don’t get me wrong about kids I really like well behaved youngsters and we meet thousands and thousands of them during the season it is the tiny minority who spoil it for the others.

Lou had left Mitchell for the Royal Cornwall at Wadebridge last Car Boot of the season when a Mother and her most attractive daughter asked me “Has anyone handed in any keys” I replied “Is there a reward” mother says “If you have found them you can sleep with my daughter” Could this be wife number five I thought because she was stunning, what an offer! I took the keys out of my pocket put them into mother’s hand and said “No, I don’t want to learn another woman’s dirty habits so I will settle for a cuddle” I got my cuddle witnessed by all and sundry they had their keys and the relief for them both was obvious, it was quite nice for me as well!
Believe it or not by the time I arrived at the Royal Lou met me with “And who have you been cuddling with now”? Some miserable sod had actually told her I was snogging on with a young lady at Mitchell! Fortunately there is not an ounce of jealousy in Lou, we love and trust each other 100%....Well that’s probably exaggerating the truth a bit lets settle for 50/50 ish!
Thank you to all for supporting Car Boots Cornwall and please look after yourselves and get plenty of exercise and fresh air! We need your money! Its only 50 p What a BARGAIN! Loves...Geoff x

POSTED01/10/2012
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