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5. Sunday Market & Car Boot Sale

The Sunday Market & Car Boot Sale is open every Sunday throughout the year.

The market and car boot sale is open for both sellers and buyers from 8:00am to 2:00pm (closing time is subject to weather conditions as this is an outdoor event).

The market can accommodate approximately 40 traders and 200 car boot sellers.

Please note: The Market is operated by Paul Carpenter who can be contacted on

The market and car boot is just ten minutes from the city centre at the Matford Centre, Marsh Barton and offers:

  • Free parking for buyers
  • Refreshments available
  • Hardstanding all weather
  • Dogs on leads permitted
  • Additional pitches at £5


Market Traders

  • Traders - £18 or £15 (with Public Liability Insurance proof)
  • Small Vans (including VW & Campervans) - £10


Car boot sellers

Payment required on entry from 8:00am (Public Liability Insurance is not required)

  • Cars (including a small trailer) - £7
  • Additional pitches for extra space - £5

All Pitches are allocated on the day by the Market Organiser.


Catering opportunities

If you would like to enquire about catering at the Sunday Market & Car Boot Sale please contact us online (select "Other service").


Charity & Local Community Groups

Every Sunday FREE pitches will be available for different charity or local community groups to have a fundraising opportunity to sell items and raise funds for their groups. We are taking applications for the free pitches, these will be allocated by market organiser with a maximum of 4 slots per year for each group. If you are interested in applying for these pitches, please contact the organiser on


Devon County Council Car Boot Code of Practice

The Matford Centre Sunday Market & Car Boot Sale is a member of the Trading Standards Car Boot Code of Practice. The Code of Practice ensures legitimate market traders can be clearly identified as they have a legal obligation to display their business name and address.


Counterfeit and illegal items

We take measures to prevent the sale of counterfeit and illegal items on the market. If you see a stall selling a product which you think is suspect take a note of the goods, the vehicle registration, the position of the stall and a description of the seller. Please do not approach the seller but report the details to Trading Standards or Devon and Cornwall Crimestoppers. Alternativelynotify a member of staff.