Free Parking in Falmouth

free parking Falmouth

If you are visiting Falmouth, either for a short break or just a day trip, you can find a free parking spot in Falmouth without restrictions before you set off for a stress free trip.

6 places to park for free in Falmouth (2024)

You can park for free in Falmouth on the following streets near to the city centre:

Emslie Road
Marine Crescent
Wodehouse Terrace
Marlborough Road
Budock Terrace
Clare Terrace

What to know about parking free in Falmouth

When parking, ensure you park your vehicle considerately:

  • Ensure you don’t block any driveways
  • Park across one bay only
  • Don’t double park
  • Look out for newly installed parking signs

Free car parks in Falmouth

You can park for free in Falmouth at Pendennis Point Car Park (TR11 3EQ) which is located around 1.2 miles from the centre of Falmouth so it’s worth hopping on the local bus service if you can’t manage a 30 minute walk.

You can also park for free between 1st November and 31st March at the following car parks in Falmouth:

Car ParkAddressFree Parking
Pendennis Point Car ParkTR11 4NQFree Daily
Gyllyngvase Car Park (closed from 8pm)TR11 4DPMidnight – 9am (1 April – 31 October) and between 4pm- 9am (1st November – 31st March)
Gyllyngvase Beach Coach Park (closed from 8pm)TR11 4DPMidnight – 9am (1 April – 31 October) and between 4pm- 9am (1st November – 31st March)

Free overnight parking in Falmouth

Free overnight parking is available at any of our recommended free parking spots in Falmouth or between midnight and 9am (10am on Sundays) at the following council run car parks:

Car ParkAddressFree Parking
Pendennis Point Car ParkTR11 4NQFree Daily
The Dell Car ParkTR11 3HPMidnight – 9am (1 April – 31 October) and between 4pm- 9am (1st November – 31st March)
Gyllyngvase Car Park (closed from 8pm)TR11 4DPMidnight – 9am (1 April – 31 October) and between 4pm- 9am (1st November – 31st March)
Gyllyngvase Beach Coach Park (closed from 8pm)TR11 4DPMidnight – 9am (1 April – 31 October) and between 4pm- 9am (1st November – 31st March)

These car parks in and around Falmouth have a set evening charge of £2 between 5pm and midnight if you need to park earlier:

  • Church Street Car Park
  • Gyllyngvase Car Park
  • The Dell Car Park
  • Town Quarry Car Park
  • Grove Place Car Park
  • The Moor Car Park
  • Well Lane Car Park

Free motorcycle parking in Falmouth

Motorcycles can park free of charge in Falmouth car parks when using the dedicated motorcycle bays. If you park in a car parking space, charges will apply. Car parks include:

  • Church Street Car Park
  • Gyllyngvase Car Park
  • The Dell Car Park
  • Town Quarry Car Park
  • Grove Place Car Park
  • The Moor Car Park
  • Well Lane Car Park

Motorhome parking in Falmouth

If you travel to Falmouth by motorhome, you can park at the following car parks, which have no height restrictions, although overnight camping is not allowed.

Motorhomes must also be parked clearly in the marked bays and charges apply.

Car ParkAddressFree Parking
Pendennis Point Car ParkTR11 4NQFree Daily (no motorhomes from 11pm)
Gyllyngvase Car ParkTR11 4DP1st November – 31st March
Gyllyngvase Beach Coach ParkTR11 4DP1st November – 31st March

Residential parking permits in Falmouth

If you are a resident living in one of Falmouth permit parking areas, you can apply for a residents parking permit which costs around £50.

To apply for a resident parking permit you will need proof of address and proof of vehicle ownership. You can also apply for a visitor permits.

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 Falmouth:

About the Author

Hi, my name is Amber and I’m here to help find you suitable free parking in towns and cities across the UK.

When I visit new towns and cities, I always take note of where you can (legally) park for free, whether this be on-street parking bays or council run car parks, which offer free parking during certain hours of the day.

Although I take every effort to ensure this information is up to date and correct, if you notice an issue, please get in touch so I can rectify it for everyone.

Amber

Information was last updated on January 10th, 2024