Quorn Swap Meet


Please note for the meeting on Sunday 5th September, the following will apply with regards to vehicle parking.

On the day please follow signage and marshals as the event may be laid out  differently from previous events to aid in social distancing.

We look forward to seeing you.

If you are interested in items of railway memorabilia (railwayana) – whether locomotive nameplates, lamps, signalling equipment, silverware, enamel signs, buttons, badges, books, photographs or postcards etc visit Great Central Railway’s famous Swap Meet at Quorn & Woodhouse station. It’s one of the longest standing events of its kind in the country!

Swap Meet take place on:

  • Sunday 5th September 2021

Please note any stalls selling non railway memorabilia or associated items will be asked to shut immediately.

Quorn Swapmeet

Gates open at 7.30am.

Please note that the gates to the car park will be locked until 7:30am. No overnight parking will be allowed.
Please DO NOT arrive early and queue outside. The approach road must be kept clear.

Gate entry fee £5 per head (does not include travel on the trains, see below) - and everyone pays the same, whether buying, selling or just browsing.

Side parking for traders is £10 extra, this means you can park your car or van side on for a larger stall space.

You will be issued with a ticket on payment of your entry fee. You can use this ticket to get a discount of £3.00 of any train travel on the day of issue, please note "Short Hops" are not available at the September event.

Butler Henderson café will be open from 08:00 selling breakfasts, snacks and hot drinks. 



Tickets are available online and on the gate.




Quorn Swapmeet

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