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Tansley Car Boot Sale Guide

2016 Tansley Car Boot Sale and Sunday Market
- (This car boot restarted on Sunday 21st February

This car boot is one of the largest car boot sales that I know of in Derbyshire.

The car boot opens at 6:30am for booters to setup, Sellers from 8am and finishes at 4pm.
Of course as most people know often people tend to start leaving about noon if they have sold most of their stuff.

Contact phone number for this car boot
This car boot has toilets ! normally about 7 portaloos are located at the top of the hill. One of which is disabled and has a baby changing facility. These toilets are pretty basic so don't expect soap and an air freshener (you have been warned!).

Parking per car is £1.40 (price as of May 2011)
Tansley Car boot is every Sunday and Bank Holiday and normally starts near the end of February and runs to the end of November.
Check their road signs for full details. You will see their distinctive green car boot signs going up on lots of roads in Derbyshire before car boot season kicks off.

Location Maps and Smartphone GPS Location point.
Google Map showing the layout of the car boot:
I have marked out the exact layout of Tansley Car Boot showing the entrance, Exit, Booters area and car parkings. I have also marked on the location of the toilets.

View Tansley Car Boot Sale and Sunday Market. in a larger map

Smartphone mapping point :
With your smartphone, tap the link below
Exact location for Tansley Car Boot Sale smartphone drop pin.

When you tap the link above it will launch your mapping application and place a drop pin onto the map which indicates the exact location of the entrance to Tansley Car Boot Sale.
You can then simply click on the "directions" button and plan your route to Tansley car boot from your current location. This works on all smartphones (ie iPhone,HTC).
Example : Using iPhone 3GS. When you tap the link Safari will close and the "maps application" will show a map of the area around Tansley Car Boot. A red push pin will be in the centre labeled "Tansley Car Boot Sale". All you need to do is tap "Directions" at the bottom of the screen and it will pre-fill in start with "current location" and end with the entrance to the car boot sale. Just tap the "Route" button at the bottom and it will show you the driving route to take (or walking if you tap the by foot button at the top). I hope this helps!


Tansley Car Boot Sale Video:

Here is a video I made of a time-lapse drive from Derby to Tansley Car Boot. Its not the most direct driving route, its more of a scenic route taking in a lot of familiar locations.
But it does clearly give you an idea of where about the car boot sale is location. Set in stunning countryside offering great views towards Matlock.
This video is recorded in HD so has plenty of detail.
You may notice that I missed the left turn at 04:20 for the B6014, this would have taken me straight to Tansley Car Boot Sale. I just carried on a bit futher up Afreton Road and the car boot sale had signs at Lickpenny Lane so not a problem. This detour added 1.3Miles to the journey.

Tansley Car Boot Sale and Sunday Market

Either click the play button in the video above or click the link - Tansley Car Boot driving time-lapse video.


There are many other car boot sales that take place in the East Midlands every Sunday, perhaps you have heard of one thats bigger than this car boot.
Use the Google search box to find some other local car boots in the area...
Car Boots I have been to in this area are Derby Cattle Market Car Boot, Willington Car Boot, Shardlow Car Boot, Moira Car Boot, Measham Car Boot. I think there is also one in Summer weekends at the Treetops Hospice, Derby Road, Risley.

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