Free Parking in Blackpool, UK

There is plenty of free parking available in Blackpool so you don’t need to spend lots of money on private car parks. There is free parking without restrictions near to Blackpool attractions such as the promenade so it’s ideal for those with young children.

What you can find in this guide

  • What to know about free parking in Blackpool
  • Where to park for free in Blackpool
  • Free Parking near Blackpool Pleasure Beach
  • Cheap parking options in Blackpool
  • Free council car parks
  • Motorhome parking in Blackpool
  • Coach parking in Blackpool
  • Free disabled parking in Blackpool
  • Free motorcycle parking in Blackpool
  • Residents parking in Blackpool
  • About Blackpool

What to know about parking free in Blackpool

When parking, please be considerate of others:

  • Ensure you don’t block any driveways
  • Tuck your car as close to the kerb as possible.
  • Don’t double park as you may be parked on a bus route

Here are our list of available free parking in Blackpool, whether you need just a couple of hours, or a few days.

Where to Park for Free in Blackpool, UK

The following streets offer un-restricted FREE parking spots in Blackpool:

  • Balmoral Road
  • Bentinck Avenue
  • Harrowside
  • Arnold Avenue
  • Broadway

Free Parking near Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is quite possibly the towns biggest attraction for families, especially in the Summer months. If you’re looking to visit, take note of the free parking spots near Blackpool Pleasure Beach:

  • Balmoral Road
  • Bentinck Avenue
  • Harrowside
  • Arnold Avenue
  • Broadway

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Free car parks in Blackpool

There are unfortunately no council car parks that offer free parking, at any point in the day, although Blue Badge Holders can benefit from 3 hours free parking in certain car parks, including:

  • Bank Street Car Park
  • Bethesda Road Car Park
  • Bonny Street Car Park
  • East Topping Street Car Park
  • Lonsdale Road Car Park

Cheap Parking in Blackpool

Whilst there are plenty of free parking options, you may feel more comfortable parking somewhere with added security, especially if you are leaving your car for a longer period of time. Luckily, there are other options, such as booking private car parking spaces in and around Blackpool for as little as £5 per day, which can reduce the cost drastically, particularly if you are looking for monthly parking.

Motorhome parking in Blackpool

Motorhomes are not permitted to park in any on-street parking spaces. There are dedicated coach bays that Motorhomes can use in Glynn Square Car Park, Lytham Road Car Park and Foxhill Village Car Park. Parking for Motorhomes is not free, but these car parks do allow overnight parking starting at £10 for 12 hours. Camping is not permitted, which includes washing lines and barbecues. 

Coach parking in Blackpool

There are several council car parks that offer coach parking, including:

  • Blackpool South Car Park
  • (Pleasure Beach) North Car Park
  • Blackpool Zoo Car Park
  • South Car Park

In the Winter months, some car parks are restricted to vehicles under 1.9m.

Free disabled parking in Blackpool

If you have a Blue Badge, you are entitled to park in the following car parks in Blackpool free of charge for up to 3 hours:

  • South Car Park
  • Lytham Road Car Park
  • South Beach Car Park
  • Bloomfield Road Car Park
  • Bolton Street Car Park

Free Motorcycle parking in Blackpool

If you are visiting Blackpool by motorcycle or moped, you might want to plan where you are going to park. The following car parks have dedicated motorcycle parking bays that are free of charge:

  • West Street – FY1 1EP (First floor)
  • Lytham Road – FY4 1HT*
  • Chapel Street – FY1 5AW (Ground floor under the stairs)
  • Clifton Street – FY1 1LY
  • South King Street – FY1 4AX
  • South Beach – FY4 1BB
  • East Topping Street – FY1 3AS
  • Central car park – FY1 5QE
  • Gynn Square – FY1 2JR

Residential parking in Blackpool

If you are a resident in Blackpool and live in an area where designated parking permits are required, you can purchase a residents and visitors permit for £12.50 which lasts for 12 months.

You will need to provide proof of residence as well as forms of identification and a utility bill in order to apply for a residents parking permit.

Things To Do in Blackpool, UK

About Blackpool, Lancashire

Blackpool is one of the most famous seaside towns in the UK. It oozes entertainment and brings back family memories for lots of people.

When it comes to Blackpool, there are a host of attractions that come to mind, from Blackpool Pleasure Beach to Madame Tussaud’s. If you’re planning on visiting for the day, or even longer, you may want to plan your visit by finding free parking spots before you set off. 

Free parking can save you plenty of money, especially if you are taking a short break in Blackpool as well as saving you time when you arrive, looking for somewhere to park.

Hotels in Blackpool

If you’re heading to Blackpool, you’ll likely need a hotel for your stay. When travelling by car, it’s important to find somewhere to park your car, so why not consider a hotel that has parking included? We’ve put together a list of some of the hotels in Blackpool that have parking available.
Hotels in Blackpool with Parking

Other towns and cities nearby

If you’re visiting the area for a short trip or just looking for things to do nearby, you can explore these towns and cities that are near to Blackpool: