Colchester Park and Ride, A12 Junction 28, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5YX



  • No bookings required, just turn up and pay on the day
  • Main sellers set up time is 8am, but welcome all day
  • Cars – £12
  • Small vans & Pickup trucks – £15
  • Large vans – £20
  • Extra space – £5 per bay
  • Early set up available from 7am for an extra £5


  • Main buyers opening time is 11am
  • 11am – 50p per person
  • Early buyers opening time is 9am
  • 9am – £3 per person
  • 10am – £1 per person
  • Under 16s go free at all times
  • Open every Sunday all year round at the hardstanding Colchester Park and Ride site

  • Buyers just 50p to enter from 11am, which is our main buyer opening time

  • Under 16’s enter free at all times

  • Sellers welcome from 8am and get an entire hour to set up in peace – No bookings, just turn up


  • We are disabled friendly and have both disabled parking and disabled toilet facilities

  • No wet and muddy feet here, we are on a completely flat, dry hardstanding surface

  • Nice variety of quality hot food and drink available on site, all with comfy seating areas

  • Dogs are welcome


“Biggest hardstanding car boot sale I have ever seen. Could be the biggest in the country, was crazy busy” – Darren R

“Nice to be able to visit a car boot sale that doesn’t start stupidly early. 8am for selling and 9am for buying at this one. Timings are spot on” – John L

“Love it. No wet and muddy and feet at this car boot sale. Brilliant solid surface. Easy to get around with a buggy or wheelchair. Highly recommend” – Debbie S

“One of the only GENUINE car boot sales left, loads of second-hand bits here which is what I like” – Timea O

“The best in Colchester – Done better selling here than I do at the field run sites. Great location too, the hardstanding ground is bliss. Well done team” – James B

“If you’re selling you get an hour to set up in peace here. Staff walk round monitoring the site to make sure this is the case Brilliant if you are on your own ” – Steph J

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