The Sunday Market

The Sunday Market

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale is a popular destination for all. Whether you’re wishing to purchase a few hidden treasures, interested in selling or just wishing for an enjoyable day out, there is something for everyone at Ayr’s Sunday Market!

The Market is situated within the grounds of Ayr Racecourse. The site is all hard standing and is complimented by its beautiful location, onsite toilet facilities, free public parking and indoor/outdoor offerings, so come rain or shine our Sunday Market will be in full flow!

The Market operates all year round and takes place on a Sunday, between the hours of 8am and 4pm with all welcome.

Please see dates below that affect Sunday Market operation during 2020

April 19th - Market closed 
July 5th - Outside market only
September 20th - Market closed

Getting Here
Ayr Sunday Market,
Ayr Racecourse,
2 Whitletts Road,

The Sunday Market is easily accessible by road and rail.

By Road - The M77 links Ayr with Glasgow which is only 37 miles away and Edinburgh is a 83 mile drive. From South take the A74, A70 or A713 onto the A77 and then into Ayr and follow signs for Ayr Racecourse.

By Rail - There is a regular, reliable rail service from Ayr to all parts of the country and the station is less than 5 minutes by road or a 15-minute walk from the Market.

There is a large car park offering free parking adjacent to Tesco.

To obtain a trading position simply turn up on site, between the hours of 6.30am and 8.30am on the day and you will be allocated a position by the market superintendent on a first come first served basis, please arrive as early as possible to secure as place as during the summer months space can be limited. There are both indoor and outdoor facilities, again operating on a first come first served basis. The cost of pitches will vary depending upon frontage occupied. Pricing can be found below.


Trade Type



Car Boot  (used goods)


Car Boot Van (used goods)


Traders (new goods) – 6 foot area


Traders (new goods) – 8 foot area

Traders (new goods) – 13 foot area    £34

Traders (new goods) – 18 foot area


Traders (new goods) – 26 foot area


Traders (new goods) – 32 foot area


Traders (new goods) – 39 foot area    £61




IMPORTANT TRADERS INFORMATION –If you wish to trade at the Sunday Market and your offerings include children’s rides, inflatables etc... you must contact Ayr Racecourse Offices (01292 264 179) and provide an up-to-date Public Liability Certificate and Risk Assessment prior to trading. Please note such trading activities are subject to availability.

FOOD VENDORS OR CATERERS ONLY – Please note that South Ayrshire Council require checks to be conducted before food vendors and caterers can trade at the Sunday Market. South Ayrshire Council can be contacted on 01292 616060 to organise such checks, please click here to download an application form which should be sent to South Ayrshire Council (address on form). If you have not passed checks from the South Ayrshire Council you will not be able to trade.










For More Information Call 01292 264 179