Trading at the market

Due to Covid-19, Lymington Market is currently only open to permanent traders while we try to accommodate their stalls on one side of the High Street. We are hopeful that when the layout returns to both sides we can welcome back casual traders, but unfortunately at the moment we don’t know when that will be. Keep an eye on this page for more details as & when they become available

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   

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. 

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



£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 weekly by cash directly to 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.