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Updated: 12th September 2017...

BOOTSALE: Founded May 1992
WEBSITE: Founded Feb 2000

LAST SALE THIS SEASON
14th October 2017

FIRST SALE NEXT SEASON
First Saturday after Easter

BOOT SALE
25th Season!

EVERY SATURDAY
GATES
OPEN
7am


BUYERS PARK FREE
BUYERS ENTER FREE

Please note SATURDAYS
Not Sundays or Bank Holidays!
Sorry, but you can have too much
of a good thing!

DRONE FOOTAGE!
'Topdown' drone footage (taken with DJI Mavic-Pro) from the bootsale 29th April 2017 is available on YouTube NOW!
https://youtu.be/qJW94iqH-SU

COME AND SEE US IN OUR 25th Year!

Bootphone (are-you-open and enquiry line!)

(manned from 0530 on Saturday mornings
during the season and other random times)
07852 70 70 74



Why is Mrs Meerkat looking so happy?

Is it because she meets all her friends at the Baldock Car Boot Sales? She has been depressed lately as her old man, who seems to have moved into the Hen and Egg just down the road, stated on his way out of the door that he'd be back when the seventeen kids had got jobs and left home!
Oh! and another thing, she's just realised that her secret stash of vodka has been found and emptied. She suspects the kids and will be replenishing it with funds from their piggy-banks.
Or is it because now the kids have gone to school she can slope around the house all day in her altogether? She's already treated the postman and milkman to a glimpse before slamming the door in their faces (and it's not yet 9am!)
Last week she lay sunbathing on the gravel and gave the workmen on the building site opposite a view they'll not forget in a hurry, causing one to fall off the scaffolding and another walk into a cement mixer. She has since been declared a Health and Safety hazzard, made an appearance on seven risk assesments and screens have been erected to save the workforce from further injury.

I think it's because her favourite bootsale is on every Saturday morning and she can leave the kids a note on the table: 'Get Your Own 'Effin Breakfast!' and rush off to a field outside Baldock to drink tea with her friends and treat herself to a bargain or two.

She knows that the Bootsale motto is:
"We all have sh*t through the week and none of us want it at weekends!" She also knows that nobody else can possibly have as much of it as she does through the week!

(She'll not be telling her old man that the car is in the body-shop again. She'll blame the lack of a garden fence on the bin-men or the neighbours or even you! You have been warned...)



WARNING: This is the ONLY official website for the Baldock Boot Sale.

Listing sites do sometimes publish false information (as do some of our competitors!)
BALDOCK BOOT SALE


WHAT CAN YOU DO AT THE BOOT SALE?


SELLERS
As a seller you can benefit from our STANDARD ONE PRICE MENU*
(served every Saturday from 7am - 12.00pm):
This gives entry to the selling arena, one of our unique Anysize-pitches* (you choose how much room you'd like!) along with FREE fresh countryside air! Also the use of our compliment-winning CLEAN LOOS!
*excludes fries and a fizzy drink but includes fresh air!

AN APOLOGY We apologise to all those car boot sale operators who restrict the space that a seller is allowed before being shouted at. We will do our best to even up the competition for you by publicising your micro-pitches on our very popular website free of charge.

*Anysize-pitch: This is suitable for: small cars, medium cars, large cars, cars with trailers, small vans, large vans, articulated lorrys but excludes aircraft due to flight restrictions.


Yes! Your eyes didn't deceive you, we said "You choose the size of pitch you need!"
We believe that as we all endure hassle in our daily lives throughout the week, the last thing we need is some little jobs-worth telling us what to do and how to do it at the weekend!

and...
WE GIVE DISCOUNTS!
Look for the discount in our weekly newsletter - BOOTNEWS

BUYERS

It is well known that buyers park and enter the Baldock Car Boot Sale
FREE!

Yes, your eyes didn't deceive you.

Buyers park and enter
FREE

Our buyers are the friendliest in the land. I'm not just saying that because they have paid me to say it (did I mention that they pay NOTHING TO ENTER?), but they are just born that way.
Everyone says:
"This is the friendliest boot sale we've ever been to!"
I'm not joking!
Ask any one of my customers!
WARNING! You'd be better not ask about the bloke who runs the boot sale, because they may give you the truth about how he is slightly crazy and lives in a cave in the hills outside Baldock. They may also say how his family despair and have tried to catch him in a net in order to have him looked at by men in white coats!

AN APOLOGY
We apologise again to all those car boot sale operators who charge their buyers up to £2 to enter their boot sales. We will do our best to even up the competition for you by publicising your entry fees on our very popular website free of charge.


OUR LOOS!

Before you wonder if we have taken leave of our senses and need stonger tablets to retain a hold onto reality, we are very proud of our loos.



We keep them clean, they are checked through the course of the morning and they are clean!

Last season a visitor discovered Farmer Giles mending a pipe in one of the toilets. He remarked: "It's not often that you see a bootsale operator in his loos, let alone with his hands inside the gubbbins doing a mending job!"
p.s. I was wearing thick gloves and a clothes peg on my nose! - A farmer's gotta do what a farmer's gotta do!

(Did we mention that they are clean?)

After the boot sale they are taken away to a secret laboratory deep in the hills where white-coated scientists give them a thorough cleaning so they are ready for the following week.
Others may say they indulge in 'Deep
Cleaning', we just do it!



AT OUR BOOT SALE...

We welcome Dogs, Children, Grandchildren, Cowboys and Princesses!

We also treat our customers like adults!
(obviously we also treat children like children, dogs like dogs, princesses like princesses and cowboys like cowboys...)

Now where were we?

Oh yes!

We want you to have fun at our
car boot sales...

...we do!


and...
Buyers STILL FREE!

and...
Still no restrictions on pitch size!
(How are you keeping up so far?)

and...
Our loos are clean!

Tell your partner
Tell your friends
Tell your workmates
Tell the dog!

The Baldock Boot Sale
is open every Saturday morning at 7am.


(Did we tell you that you can choose the size of pitch and that we have clean loos?)




In the meantime, enjoy this morning's verse at http://www.u-boot.co.uk/baldockbardblog/
It's fresh from the oven and still warm!



HAVE FUN
&
ENJOY LIFE

Best wishes from Farmer Giles and the team.



Click Here for Baldock Bard

WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!

Ring the Bootphone (not the BAT-PHONE)
on

07852 70 70 74
Sorry: No Vacancies for Catering Units!

Bootsale E-mail enquires:
simon.holtom(at) btconnect.com
(please replace (at) with @ when sending!)

We try our very best to answer all E-mails within the shortest possible time. However at certain times in the year we are very busy on the farm so would ask you to be patient.
Thank-you.