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Tuesday 30 April 2013

Shardlow Car Boot Sale this bank holiday, Monday 6th May 2013.

The next Shardlow Car boot sale takes place this Bank Holiday Monday, that's the 6th May 2013.
The next car boots after this are Monday 27th May, Sunday June 16th, and August Bank Holiday 26th.

This car boot takes place on Shardlow Village Hall playing field, The Wharf (Western side) Shardlow.
This car boot sale is organised by the Alvaston Baptist Scout Group and is a nice small to medium sized car boot sale. Parking is 50p, Booters are £5
It opens at 7am and runs until noon.

For more information or to book a place please ring 01332 792279

For SATNAV directions enter the postcode DE72 2GH or use my detailed map below on your smartphone.

This car boot sale only takes place on Bank Holidays spring to Summer so your best to come along as soon as you know about it.

I would describe this car boot sale as small/medium sized based on my experience of other local car boots here :
1) Measham car boot - The biggest!
2) Tansley car boot, biggest in Derbyshire.
3) Treetops Hospice, Risey
4) Shardlow Car Boot
5) Derby cattle market car boot
6) Willington Car Boot
7) Babington Hospital, Belper Car Boot
8) Belper indoor car boot.

My map location for Shardlow Car Boot Sale, use the link below the map for smartphone :

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Google Streetview of the entrance to Shardlow Carboot.
Use this to get an idea of where the entrance is located when you come off the A6 road. Great for planning your journey ahead.

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Shardlow Car boot sale used to take place on the land at the back of the former Grove Hospital but this was demolished in 2007, since then the car boot has taken place on Shardlow Village Hall field.

Show your support for the 131st Alvaston Baptist Scout Group by coming to this nice little car boot sale. The location is very nice, Once you have been to the car boot sale why not have a look around the village of Shardlow. Some nice walks along the Trent and Mersey canal here and some great pubs too.



  1. Thanks for this Andy, I've been to this bootsale before and its just the right size for me. Got some great bargains last time from a lady that was clearing out her house.
    Thanks, see you there perhaps.
    Tom, Alvaston.

  2. thanks andy. he next car boot sale is on 25 August 2014and is the last one this year. im a cub scout assistant leader and had no idea this site was here. will try and remember to put up 2015 dates as soon as I know them.