Car Boot Sales

Car Boot Sale Dates 2022

20th March

10th April

24th April

8th May

22nd May

5th June

19th June

3rd July

17th July

31st July

14th August

28th August

11th September

25th September

Key information 

Sellers

£15 for a car, £25 for a van, £25 for car with a trailer.

Please note that on the pitch, sellers are only allowed 2 tables per car.

Pay on entry.

08.00 am - 1.30 pm but come early, in mid season we could be full.

No pre-booking

Having the correct money ready helps get you on site more quickly.

Please leave your site tidy.

No tombolas

No food vendors

Any person suspected of selling illegal or counterfeit goods will be asked to leave and the Police will be called.

Coronavirus protocols for Car Boot Sales

Hand Sanitizer

Wearing of masks

Entry/Exit system

One way system

2m distancing

Parking

Visitors Parking on site is £1

Strictly no dogs allowed on site.  Please leave your dog at home.

Police strictly control on-street parking and will issue parking tickets to cars parked on double yellow lines.

Updates

To keep up to date with car boot sale news and updates follow the Tayport Car Boot Sale Facebook page.

www.facebook.com/tayportcarbootsale

If the boot sale is off on the day due to weather conditions it will be announced on the Tayport Car Boot Sale Facebook page.

You can also phone 07534966576 from 7.15am on day of sale if you are unsure whether the car boot sale is on due to weather.

Directions

The Car Boot Sales are held at the Canniepairt home of Tayport Football Club and is situated in

Shanwell Road, Tayport. Satnav DD6 9DX.

Whether travelling from North, South or West you should follow the signs for the Tay Road Bridge from where Tayport is well signposted (2 miles from the bridge south access)

If coming from the Cupar and St Andrews direction, Tayport is signposted from the St Michaels crossroads.

In Tayport follow yellow signs that indicate "football traffic", taking the third exit at the mini roundabout.

Travelling by Bus

Couldn't be easier. The Dundee, St. Andrews, Cupar and Glenrothes bus stop is adjacent to the Car Boot Sale site.  Bus numbers are No.42 Dundee / St Andrews and No.54 Dundee/Glenrothes via Cupar.

Note:- these are Sunday services. Please check current Stagecoach and Moffat & Williamson timetables. 

FAQs

Q         Can I pre-book?

A         No, it's first come first served.

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Q         Where do I pay?

A         At the gate as you enter the field.

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Q         Do I have to have the correct money?

A         No, but it does help.

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Q         When can I leave?

A         Anytime. As soon as you've made your fortune. If you need assistance to leave,   just ask a steward.

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Q         When's the best time to arrive?

A         It often will depend on the weather and the time of year. In good weather and high summer, you can get in to set up after 8 o'clock. Otherwise you can arrive anytime but there have been occasions when we're full by around 9.30am.

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Q        I'm selling,  can I bring my dog?

A         No, leave your dog at home.

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Q         Can I do a raffle or tombola for charity?

A         No, this isn't permissible.

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Q         What about doing a collection for charity?

A         That's ok, but you must be a registered charity and have made arrangements with us in advance.

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Q         My friends and I are raising money for charity and will have a few cars at the boot sale. Can we set up together?

A         Yes, that's ok. Try to arrive at the same time, though.

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Q         Is there any place I can deposit rubbish and stuff I've not sold?

A         We'd prefer if you took all unwanted material home but there is a skip on site.  You should be aware, however, it can sometimes be full if you are one of the last to leave.

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Q         I'm not selling, only buying. Is there parking on site?

A         Yes, there is parking on site. Use same entrance as cars which are selling. There's a £1 charge for on-site parking.

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Q         I've got a carload of stuff which I'm not selling but my friend is. Can I drive in with my friend, empty my car and drive away again?

A         No, this is not permissible. You would have to park and carry your stuff to where your friend is selling.

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Q         Can I hire tables?

A         Unfortunately not, this service is no longer available.

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Q         I would like to come by public transport?

A         Couldn't be easier. No 54 and 42 Bus Stop to and from Cupar and St Andrews to  Dundee via Tayport is adjacent to the car boot sale site and only  15 minutes from Dundee's Seagate Bus Station. 

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Q         Is there anywhere local I can go for a meal in Tayport after the Car Boot Sale?

A         Subject to CV-19 Regulations, Cobbies Inn and Bellrock Tavern, both situated near the Harbour,  do meals but booking is advisable.  The adjacent community run Larick Centre Cafe is adjacent to the football ground. Scotscraig Golf Club is just round the corner from the football ground.  St Michaels Hotel is outside Tayport on the Cupar/St Andrews Road. The View in Wormit, Boat Brae and The Newport in High Street, Newport are also recommended.