Inside a car boot sale in Cornwall during a pandemic

For car boot fanatics, there is little that brings more glee than finding yourself a bargain amongst a pile of otherwise unwanted junk.

Treasure-seekers and selling enthusiasts across Cornwall have been rising at the crack of down for decades now to race to their nearest Car Boots Cornwall in the hope of making a pretty penny.

But in the era of COVID, how exactly does a car boot sale work when it’s a known fact that everyone gets touchy-feely with all the items – and cash payments are non-negotiable?

We took a trip to Newquay this week to see exactly how people have been navigating them in the middle of a pandemic, and what they think of the changes.

On the only sunny day of the week, hundreds showed up in search of the last bargains to be had for this season

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