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Bowlee Car Boot Sale and Collectors' Markets

One of Greater Manchester’s most popular outdoor car boot events. If it’s time for a de-clutter you can easily offload your unwanted possessions in exchange for cash, or explore and bag yourself a bargain – there’s a huge range of goods available.

Where: Bowlee Community Park, Middleton

Time: All events officially open from 7am and close at 1.30pm


Month Date
April Monday 6
April Sunday 12, 19, 26
May Monday 4, 25
May Sunday 10, 17, 31
June Sunday 7, 14, 21, 28
July Sunday 5, 12, 18, 26
August Sunday 2, 23
August Monday 31
Crowd at Bowlee car boot sale

Car parking for buyers

The buyers' car park at Bowlee is located within the park. £2 per vehicle to park. Car park opens from 6.15 am on car boot days.

If you are selling

No need to book. Just turn up and pay at the gate!

Prices for selling:

  • Cars: £13
  • Estate vehicles, small vans, people carriers, 4x4s: £16
  • Large transit van upwards: £22

Site opens at 6am for sellers. Arrive early to get yourself a good spot!

Busy crowd at Bowlee car boot sale

Tried and trusted council run event

Because it's run by us, you can be sure we've done all the right checks so you know you're buying and selling in a legal, safe environment.

Your suggestions

If you can’t find the answer to your question here, or if you’ve got an idea or would like to give us feedback about the event, email or call 0300 303 8884.

Find out about changes

For last minute changes in the case of bad weather, please phone 07812 082826.

An updated message will be recorded at 5am on the day of the car boot sale to let people know whether it will be going ahead.

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