Trading at the market

Casual traders are now welcomed back to the market.  Please call or email if you would like to trade.

PLEASE NOTE - There is no casual trading on 11th December 2021, as all pitches are currently booked for the Christmas Themed Market on that date

Having a stall at the famous Lymington Charter Market is a great opportunity for a local business or small cottage industry.  Bespoke items, gifts, unique hand-made crafts and new food products are always welcome.

If you would like to trade at the Lymington Charter Market, please contact our MARKET SUPERVISORS, who will review your products to ensure a balance of trade on the Market.  A pitch cannot be guaranteed:

  • Fridays (6:00pm-8:00pm) 
  • Saturdays (6:00am-6:00pm)
m: 07585 607358   e:

All traders at the Market, whether casual or permanent, must adhere to the Lymington Charter Market Regulations.  

The Market Supervisors have hard copy available on the day of the market, should you wish to view them. 

Market Regulations Oct 2020 Approved P&R 13 Oct 2020.pdf

Copies of the following documentation must be provided BEFORE commencing trading at Lymington Market:-

 o   Public Liability Insurance (minimum of £5million)

o   Basic Food Hygiene certificate (if selling food/drink)

o   Local Authority with whom you are registered (if selling food/drink)

o   ‘Gas Safe’ certificate if using LPG to cook

All generators MUST be of the silent version only
We do NOT supply gazebos, weights, tables & lights for your stall. You are responsible for supplying these on the day


£2.50 per foot (30cm)* 

Premiums to pay per 10ft (3m) pitch:

£10         for the period 01 May – 30 September                  

£5           for the period 01 October – 30 April  

Casual stallholders pay on the day by contactless payment directly with the Market Supervisor.

* 10ft pitch minimum charge


  • To become a permanent trader, you are required to trade on the Market as a casual for 6 weeks.  
  • All payments are required by monthly standing order.

£2.50 per foot (30cm)* 

No premium to pay. 

Permanent stall holders pay for 44 weeks only.  

8 weeks are free of charge and can be used for holiday, inclement weather etc, this includes the 1st Saturday after Christmas 

* 10ft pitch minimum charge

Example of 10ft Pitch Calculation

£2.50 x 10ft = £25.00 x 44 weeks ÷ 12 months = £91.67.

£91.67 to be paid each month by standing order on the 1st of the month to Lymington & Pennington Town Council.