Free Parking in Newquay, UK

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.

What you can find in this guide

  • What to know about free parking in Newquay
  • Where to park for free in Newquay
  • Free parking near Newquay Beach
  • Free parking near Newquay Zoo
  • Cheap parking options in Newquay
  • Free council car parks
  • Motorhome parking in Newquay
  • Coach parking in Newquay
  • Residents parking in Newquay
  • About Newquay

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

Here are our list of available free parking in Newquay, whether you need just a couple of hours, or a few days. Click on the maps below and the location will open in Google Maps.

Where to Park for Free in Newquay, UK

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

  • Carminow Way
  • Bonython Road
  • Arundel Way
Free Parking Newquay
Carminow Way/Bonython Road, 0.5 Miles

There are adjoining residential streets that offer free parking spots near to Newquay beach. The roads are not too tight so ideal for parking up between houses, without blocking anyone entering their houses.

Free Parking near Newquay Beach

If you’re visiting Newquay Beach 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

Cheap Parking in Newquay

If you don’t want to leave your car at one of our suggested free parking spots, there is cheap parking available in Newquay and these spaces are available to book in advance.

Free car parks in Newquay

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

  • Albany Road, Newquay, TR7 2NQ
  • Atlantic Road, Newquay, TR7 1QJ
  • Belmont, Newquay, TR7 1HG
  • Dane Road, Newquay, TR7 1HL
  • Harbour, Newquay, TR7 1HR
  • Porth Beach, Newquay, TR7 3LU

Is Motorhome parking available in Newquay

The best option for Motorhomes is Tregunnel Car Park (TR7 1TS) as there are no height or weight restrictions. Motorhomes are permitted from parking between the hours of 11pm and 8am. For pricing, check the Newquay Council website.

Coach parking in Newquay

There is a dedicated coach car park located on Tolcarne Road, Newquay, TR7 2NQ. Overnight parking is free (4pm to 9am) but charges apply at other times. You can expect to pay around £1.50 per hour or 24 hours of parking will be £24.

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: