Free Parking in Newquay

free parking Newquay

Newquay attracts millions of visitors each year due to the stunning beaches and warm weather (in Summer of course!), so finding a free parking spot in Newquay without restrictions can be difficult if you aren’t familiar with the town. We show you where to park for free in Newquay.

3 places to park for free in Newquay (2024)

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

Carminow Way
Bonython Road
Arundel Way

You should always check for any newly installed restriction signs before leaving your car.

What to know about parking free in Newquay

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

Free parking near Newquay’s beaches

Newquay Beach

If you’re visiting one of Newquay’s beaches for the day, we recommend using one of the free parking spots below to save on pay and display charges:

  • Carminow Way
  • Bonython Road
  • Arundel Way

Free parking near Newquay Zoo

Newquay Zoo is one of the town’s premier attractions, offering a fun filled family day out for all. There’s a wide range of animals to see, all within their own exhibit areas, which include African Savannah, Madagascan Walkthrough, Village Farm and Gems of the Jungle.

You can use one of these free parking spots near to Newquay Zoo, so you don’t need to keep your eye on the clock:

  • Carminow Way
  • Bonython Road
  • Arundel Way

Free car parks in Newquay

Newquay Parking

Council car parks in and around Newquay are free of charge between 1st November – 31st March and 4pm – 9am all year round. These include:

  • Albany Road, Newquay, TR7 2NQ
  • Belmont, Newquay, TR7 1HG
  • Dane Road, Newquay, TR7 1HL
  • Porth Beach, Newquay, TR7 3LU
  • Tregunnel, Newquay, TR7 1TS

Free motorhome parking in Newquay

You can park your motorhome for free between 4pm and 11pm at Albany Road, Newquay, TR7 2NQ as there are no height or weight restrictions at his car park.

Motorhomes are not permitted to park in council run car parks around Newquay between the hours of 11pm and 8am.

Coach parking in Newquay

Coach parking is available on Tolcarne Road Car Park, Newquay, TR7 2NQ and at Tregunnel Car Park, Newquay, TR7 1TS. Overnight parking is free (4pm to 9am) but charges apply at other times.

You can expect to pay around £1.80 per hour or 24 hours of parking will be £11.50.

Residential parking in Newquay

If you are a resident in Newquay where permits are required, you can apply for a residents parking permit.

In order to apply, you will need to prove you are a resident, so will be required to provide proof of address and proof of vehicle. You can expect a cost of around £50 per year for a residents parking permit.

About Newquay, UK

Newquay is one of Cornwall’s most visited seaside towns. With glorious views, stunning coastline and a laid back charm, Newquay has something for everyone, whether you are visiting with a young family or as a couple.

Located on the Atlantic Coast, Newquay is home to some popular attractions, including Newquay Zoo, Blue Reef Aquarium and plenty of water sport options, including Kayaking, Sailing and of course, Surfing!

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 Newquay:

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.


Information was last updated on January 10th, 2024