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Ayr Sunday Market and car boot sale is a very popular market, not only with the local community but for those thousands of visitors who flock to the Racecourse.
The market is situated within the ground of Ayr Racecourse, Whitletts Road, Ayr, (sat - nav KA8 0JE)
How to get here
From Glasgow take the M8 then the A77. From the South take the A74, A70, A713 onto the A77 into Ayr. The Market is just outside Ayr and easily accessible via the dual carriageway, or follow the numerous signs for the Racecourse.
The site is all hard standing. It is complimented by its large car parks. There are good toilet facilities and traders water available. All welcome.
The market takes place on a Sunday between the hours of 10 am and 4.00 pm, but is very popular with car booters earlier. To obtain a trading position simply turn up on site, as early as possible between the hours of 06.00 am - 09.15 am, and join our casual queue, there you will be allocated a position by the market superintendent on a first come first served basis. The cost of pitches will vary depending upon frontage occupied. Please see table below for cost.
Car Boot (used goods) - £16.00
Traders (new goods) - 6 foot area - £23
Traders (new goods) - 8 foot area - £27
Traders (new goods) - 13 foot area - £34
Traders (new goods) - 18 foot area - £42
Traders (new goods) - 26 foot area - £52
Traders (new goods) - 32 foot area - £56
Traders (new goods) - 39 foot area - £61
The ground stands in the beautiful countryside of Ayrshire and is home to the Coral Scottish Grand National Festival and The Ayr Gold Cup Festival. The market operates all year round, with the exception of one or two weeks when race meetings are held on a sunday or if Christmas or New Year fall on that day. Ayr is a resort on the Firth of Clyde at the mouth of the river Ayr and is a very popular tourist area.
(IMPORTANT INFORMATION) If you wish to trade on the market with a childrens ride, inflatables etc. prior to trading you must contact the Office and provide an up-to-date Public Liability Certificate and Risk Assesment. Subject to space availability.
For any FOOD VENDORS OR CATERERS ONLY. It must be noted that the Local Authority require checks to be carried out before you are allowed to trade at this venue. You can contact South Ayrshire Council on 01292 616060. Please do not just turn up without being passed as you will not be able to trade.
To download an application for approval to trade for food vendors and caterers click here. The completed form should be sent to South Ayrshire Council (Address on form).