Where are the best car boot sales in and around Leeds in 2019?

A bit of retail therapy is good for the soul, but the frequent splashing of cash can start to take its toll on your bank account.

Monday, 11th March 2019, 2:28 pm
Updated Monday, 11th March 2019, 2:33 pm
A bit of retail therapy is good for the soul

Shopping doesn’t always have to cost an arm and a leg – especially when there are plenty of bargains to be picked up at car boot sales in and around Leeds.

Whether you’re looking to pick up some rare finds, or sell on some of your own things, here are a few shopping events to add to your diary.

Known as the big one, this car boot attracts thousands of buyers and hundreds of sellers every Sunday morning from March through to November every year, offering a huge array of bargains. Visit: Greengates Farm, LS18 5HY.

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Held every Sunday from 12pm until 4pm all year round, this afternoon car boot is a popular haunt for bargain hunters, with something new to pick up on every visit. Visit: Wharfedale Farmers Auction Mart, Leeds Road, LS21 3BD.
Open from 7 April, this long established car boot between Leeds and Harrogate boasts a goldmine of unique trinkets to pick up. Entry for adults costs one pound and children go free. Visit: Junction of A61 and A658, HG3 1JE.
Held every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday from March until 27 October, this giant car boot at Wetherby Racecourse is a shoppers haven and also provide hot and cold food onsite. Open from 8am to 12.30pm. Visit: York Road, LS22 5EJ.
Held every month from April to September, shoppers are sure to bag some rarities at this free to attend car boot at Swithens Farm in Rothwell. The first event kicks off on 7 April from 10am. Visit: Swithens Lane, LS26 0BT.
Hosted every year on the playing fields to raise funds for the school, shoppers can browse the sales and tuck into hot food and drinks as they go. This year, events will run on 7 Apr, 12 May, 19 Jun and 7 Jul. Visit: Ilkley, LS29 8AW.
Attracting a mix of traders and buyers, this annual car boot boasts a variety of stalls, with all funds put towards the maintenance of the club. Six events will run from 22 April to 26 August. Visit: Middleton Avenue, LS29 0AD.