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Boat Jumble Page

I've tried to collate as many different resources as I can so that every boat jumble is on here.

If there's a small local event you think I've missed and should be on here, please email details to

January 2017

29th 10am   West Midlands Boat Jumble
                    Three Counties Showground 
                    Malvern, Hereford and Worcester, WR13 6NW £3.50 Admission

February 2017

5th 10am     Notts & Lincs Boat Jumble
                    The Newark & Notts Show Ground 
                    Newark on Trent, NG24 2NY.£4.00 Admission

 ??   10am  Ardingly Boat Jumble (Their website says 10th but That's a Friday. Sunday 12th??)
                    South of England Showground 
                    Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL £4.00 Admission

19th 10am   Gosport Boat Jumble
                    Haslar Marina, Haslar Road 
                    Gosport, Hants, PO12 1NU £4.00 Admission.
                    Pay & Display Parking 
                    My Verdict: One of the First Solent Boat Jumbles of the year.
                    Depending on the weather turnout can be low so there's a better chance of a bargain.

26th 10am   Essex Boat Jumble
                    Ardleigh Showground, Old Ipswich Road 
                    Ardleigh, Essex, CO7 7QR £4.00 Admission.

March 2017

5th 10am    Kent Boat Jumble
                   The Hop Farm, Maidstone Road
                   Paddock Wood, Kent, TN12 6PY £4.00 Admission

13th 10am  Northern Boat Jumble (advertised as 13th but probably 12th, please check first!)
                   Middlewich, Cheshire, CW4 7LN. 
                   350 yards from junction 18 of M6 £3.50 Admission

19th 10am  Suffolk Boat Jumble
                   Trinity Park Events Centre, (A1156)
                   Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 8UH £4.00 Admission

25th 10am  Craignish Boat Jumble
                   Craignish Village Hall, Ardfern,
                   Lochgilphead, Argyll. PA31 8QN £3.50 Admission

25th 10am  Dorset Boat Jumble
                   Canford Park Arena, Magna Road
                   Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3AP £4.00 Admission

April 2017

2nd 10am   Norfolk Boat Jumble
                   The Royal Norfolk Show Ground, Norwich
                   NR5 0TT.
                   On the A47 Norwich southern by-pass £3.50 Admission

9th 10am    Irish Boat Jumble
                   Carrickfergus Sailing Club, Rodger's Quay
                   Carrickfergus, County Antrim, BT38 8BE £4.00 / 5 Euro Admission

23rd 10am  Beaulieu Boat Jumble
                    The National Motor Museum, Beaulieu
                    Hampshire, SO42 7ZN Admission: Lots, but always worth it. :-)

                    My Verdict: THE best boat jumble, without a doubt. Pricey to get in,
                    but with hundreds of stands you should be able to find that rare flangewidget
                    you need for your 19th century schooner.
                    Lots of stands competing with each other so lots of bargains too!
                    Stands from all over the country too so you get to see different vendors.

30th 10am  West of Scotland Boat Jumble
                    Irvine Water Sports Club 
                    66 Harbour Street, Irvine,
                    Ayrshire, KA12 8PY £4.00 Admission

May 2017

1st 10am     Preston Boat Jumble
                    Hamilton House Farm 
                    Nr Garstang,
                    Lancashire, PR3 0TB £3.50 Admission

7th 10am    Solent Boat Jumble
                    Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley Abbey,
                    Southampton, Hants, SO31 5GA £4.00 Admission
                    My Verdict: Well worth a visit. Lots of stands although can be a bit samey
                    depending on which vendors attend.

14th 10am  Cardiff Boat Jumble
                    Cardiff City Football Stadium
                    Leckwith Road,
                    Cardiff, CF11 8AZ £3.00 Admission

27th 10am  Devon Boat Jumble
                    Newton Abbot Racecourse
                    Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF £3.50 Admission

27th 10am  Falmouth Boat Jumble
                    Falmouth,  TR11 3QQ £3.50 Admission

June 2017

11th 10am   South Essex Boat Jumble
                    Eastwood Nursery
                    A127, 6 miles east of Basildon, Essex,
                    SS6 7LR £4.00 Admission

11th 10am Arun Boat Jumble
                   Beach Road
                   Littlehampton, West Sussex,
                   BN17 5JH £2.50 Admission

July 2017

2nd 10am  Titchfield Boat Jumble
                  Hound Hill Farm 
                  Segensworth Road, Titchfield, Fareham,
                  Hants, PO15 5DY £4.00 Admission

August 2017

13th 10am Worthing Boat Jumble
                   The Promenade, Marine Parade
                   Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 3PX FREE Admission!

20th 10am Portsmouth Boat Jumble
                  Fort Purbrook
                  Portsdown Hill Road, Cosham,
                  Hants, PO6 1BJ.  £4.00 Admission
                  My Verdict: Handy for picking up cheap parts but not that big.

September 2017

3rd 10am    Essex Boat Jumble
                   Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, Battlesbridge
                   Essex, SS11 7RF  £4.00 Admission.

10th 10am East Sussex Boat Jumble                   
                   Bentley Park, Harveys Lane, Lewes
                   Sussex BN8 5AF £3.50 Admission.

16th 10am Devon Boat Jumble
                  Newton Abbott Racecourse, Newton Abbot,
                  Devon, TQ12 3AF  £3.50 Admission

25th 10am Humberside Boat Jumble
                   Carlton Towers, Snaith Goole
                   Yorkshire, DN14 9LZ  £3.50 Admission.

October 2017

1st 10am    West of Scotland Boat Jumble
                   Irvine Water Sports Club, 66 Harbour Street
                   Ayrshire, KA12 8PY  £4.00 Admission.

1st 10am    Solent Boat Jumble
                   Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley Abbey,
                   Southampton, Hants, SO31 5GA £4.00 Admission
                   My Verdict: Well worth a visit. Lots of stands although can be a bit samey
                   depending on which vendors attend.

8th 10am   Kent Boat Jumble
                   The Hop Farm, Maidstone Road
                   Paddock Wood, Kent, TN12 6PY £4.00 Admission

22nd 10am   South Wales Boat Jumble
                     Margam Country Park Port Talbot
                     Glamorgan, SA13 2TJ £3.50 Admission

TBA 10am   Suffolk Boat Jumble
                     Trinity Park Events Centre, Ipswich
                     Suffolk, IP3 8UH £4.00 Admission

November 2017

5th 10am    East Hampshire Boat Jumble
                   Havant Leisure Centre, Civic Centre Way,
                   Havant, Hants, PO9 2AY  £3.50 Admission.
                   My Verdict: Indoor venue so a bit small. But handy to pick up small bits
                   for winter projects. End of the season so haggling might work better!


TBA.I'll get me crystal ball out... :-)