High Street Clacton on Sea Car Boot Sale, Essex

Day: Every Sunday | Time: 4:00pm - 8:00pm | Entry: Free | Pitch: £10.00 | Parking: TBA

Clacton on Sea is a busy sea-side town with a pier, marine parade and excellent beaches.  Accessed from the A12, A120 and then A133, the car boot sale is easily found in the town centre next to Sainsburys.  The car boot sale area is indoors, with out-side parking for visitors.

Throughout Sunday Sainsburys is open, along with many shops, cafés and pubs, all within easy reach of the car park. Parking is all day, times to be announced. Although sellers must pack up before they may leave their car in the car park. The indoor Boot sale area will be cordoned off, and no access will be allowed before 4pm. You may park in another part of the car park and move to the sales area when it opens. Selling will commence at 5pm, with no access allowed to the public before this time. No vehicular exit from the selling area is allowed before 8pm. Sellers must bring their own tables. The maximum height is 1.9m, so do take this into account, especially if you have a roof rack.

This is an excellent venue, and moreover, before and after the event there is a perfect opportunity to explore the sea views, do some shopping, or indulge in a bite to eat in one of the eateries or pubs around the town. The bootsale is in the afternoon, so there is plenty of time to visit the town or do your shopping at Sainsburys.

Nearest postcode CO15 1NU

Please read the terms and conditions for vendors as these explain comprehensively what you can sell, and what you cannot. Below are 10 basic outlines of the main do’s and don’ts. The attendant’s directions must be followed, and they will assist you with any information you need. Please note we do not at yet have table to rent, so please bring a table, about the size of a wallpaper pasting table. These will leave space for buyers to circulate around the sale area safely.

  • You must book in advance on the website – no cash is taken by attendants
  • Please arrive before 4.45pm – There will be no refund for being late
  • Your car has to stay until 8pm – you can lock it car and come back later.
  • No dangerous, stolen, counterfeit, pornographic, alcoholic or tobacco goods
  • No smoking – please go outside, there are plenty of cafes and bars nearby
  • Sorry, no dogs this keeps your dog safe from other dogs in a confined space
  • Home produced fruit and vegetables are allowed – otherwise no selling food
  • Height restriction 1.9 meters
  • Take all your litter and packaging home – You will be charged for littering


If you would like to sell at one of our events please reserve your pitch now, spots are limited and you have to book in advance.