Change of venue for the popular nautical jumble sale

This Sunday’s Kent Boat Jumble is being held at its

former home for the first time in six years.

The autumn event, held on 13 October from 10am to 3pm, is returning to The Hop

Farm, Maidstone, Paddock Wood, near

Tonbridge in Kent.

Chaddock & Fox Promotions, the company behind the boat jumble, said after six successful years at Kent Showground at Detling, they had made the move as successive rent hikes had made the

showground site ‘commercially non-viable’.

Kent Boat Jumble was previously held at The Hop Farm site from

2002 until 2008, where it built up a good reputation as a source of new

and used nautical bargains

With a coastline of more than 200 miles, Kent has a large boating fraternity.


are predicting a bumper crowd who will enjoy a large selection of exhibitors

including dealers in: boats, chandlery, engines, paint, fibreglass, fittings

and fishing tackle.

Entry is £4 for adults while accompanied

children under 14 years are free.

Businesses or individuals interested in exhibiting at the Kent

Boat Jumble can pay on

the day or save £5 off the stand price by pre-booking online at