Free Parking in Torquay

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

What you can find in this guide

  • What to know about free parking in Torquay
  • Where to park for free in Torquay
  • Free council car parks
  • Free on-street parking in Torquay
  • Cheap parking options in Torquay
  • Overnight parking in Torquay
  • Motorcycle parking in Torquay
  • Motorhome parking in Torquay
  • Residents parking in Torquay

What to know about parking free in Torquay

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

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

Where to park for free in Torquay

You can park for free in Torquay on the following streets near to the town centre:

  • Rousdown Road
  • Chelston Road
  • Solsbro Road
  • Croft Hill
  • Scarborough Road
  • Croft Road
  • Warren Road
  • Bampfylde Road
  • Hennapyn Road (closest to Torquay train station)

Free car parks in Torquay

You can park for free in Torquay at Daddyhole Plain car park (TQ1 2EF) which is located around 0.8 miles from the centre of Torquay and ideal for walking the South West coast path.

Free street parking in Torquay

You can park for free at marked on-street parking locations in Torquay including Belgrave Road, however, there are plenty of free parking spots in surrounding streets which are also close to the town centre.

Cheap Parking in Torquay

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 Torquay from as little as just £3 per day, which can reduce the cost drastically, particularly if you are looking for monthly parking.

Overnight parking in Torquay

Overnight parking is available at any of our recommended free parking spots in Torquay. These include:

  • Rousdown Road
  • Chelston Road
  • Solsbro Road
  • Croft Hill
  • Scarborough Road
  • Croft Road
  • Warren Road
  • Bampfylde Road
  • Hennapyn Road (closest to Torquay train station)

Alternatively, car parks in and around Torquay have a set overnight charge of £3.50 between 6pm and 8am for cheap but secure overnight parking. These car parks include:

Car ParkAddress£3.50 Overnight Parking
Abbey Park Car ParkBelgrave Road, Torquay, TQ2 5HZ6pm – 8am
Beacon Quay Car Park (top deck)Torquay Harbourside, Beacon Hill, Torquay, TQ1 2BG6pm – 8am
Brunswick Square Car ParkBrunswick Terrace, Torquay, TQ1 4UT6pm – 8am
Chilcote Close Car ParkChilcote Close, Torquay, TQ1 4QT6pm – 8am
Hampton Avenue Car ParkHampton Avenue, Torquay, TQ1 4PR6pm – 8am
Harbour Car ParkMontpellier Road, Torquay, TQ1 1DD6pm – 8am
Kilmorie Car ParkIlsham Road, Torquay, TQ1 2HX6pm – 8am
Lower Union Lane Car ParkLower Union Lane, Torquay, TQ2 5PN6pm – 8am
Lymington Road Car ParkLymington Road, Torquay, TQ1 4BD6pm – 8am
Meadfoot Beach Car ParkDaddyhole Road, Torquay, TQ1 2LH6pm – 8am
Meadfoot Road Car ParkMeadfoot Road, Torquay, TQ1 2JP6pm – 8am
Melville Street Car ParkMelville Street, Torquay, TQ2 5TB6pm – 8am
Princes Street Car ParkPrinces Street, Torquay, TQ1 3LW6pm – 8am
Shedden Hill Car ParkShedden Hill, Torquay, TQ2 5TY6pm – 8am
Shopper Car ParkLower Union Lane, Torquay, TQ2 5PN6pm – 8am
St Marychurch Car ParkSt Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 3LA6pm – 8am
Torre Valley Car ParkTorre Valley, Torquay, TQ2 5JY6pm – 8am
Town Hall Car ParkTown Hall, Torquay, TQ1 3DT6pm – 8am
Union Square Car ParkUnion Square, Torquay, TQ1 3UT6pm – 8am
Walls Hill Car ParkWalls Hill, Torquay, TQ1 3LZ6pm – 8am

Free motorcycle parking in Torquay

Motorcycles can park free of charge in Torquay car parks when using the dedicated motorcycle bays. Car parks include:

Car ParkAddressMotorcycle Spaces
Beacon Quay Car ParkTorquay Harbourside, Beacon Hill, Torquay, TQ1 2BG1
Brunswick Square Car ParkBrunswick Terrace, Torquay, TQ1 4UT1
Chilcote Close Car ParkChilcote Close, Torquay, TQ1 4QT2
Hampton Avenue Car ParkHampton Avenue, Torquay, TQ1 4PR2
Lower Union Lane Car ParkLower Union Lane, Torquay, TQ2 5PN7
Meadfoot Road Car ParkMeadfoot Road, Torquay, TQ1 2JP1
Princes Street Car ParkPrinces Street, Torquay, TQ1 3LW1
Shedden Hill Car ParkShedden Hill, Torquay, TQ2 5TY1
Shopper Car ParkLower Union Lane, Torquay, TQ2 5PN2
Town Hall Car ParkTown Hall, Torquay, TQ1 3DT3
Union Square Car ParkUnion Square, Torquay, TQ1 3UT2

Motorhome parking in Torquay

If you travel to Torquay by motorhome, you can park at the following car parks, which have no height restrictions, although camping is not allowed. Motorhomes must also be parked clearly in the marked bays.

Car ParkAddress
Abbey Park Car ParkBelgrave Road, Torquay, TQ2 5HZ
Brunswick Square Car ParkBrunswick Terrace, Torquay, TQ1 4UT
Chilcote Close Car ParkChilcote Close, Torquay, TQ1 4QT
Hampton Avenue Car ParkHampton Avenue, Torquay, TQ1 4PR
Kilmorie Car ParkIlsham Road, Torquay, TQ1 2HX
Lymington Road Car ParkLymington Road, Torquay, TQ1 4BD
Meadfoot Beach Car ParkDaddyhole Road, Torquay, TQ1 2LH
Melville Street Car ParkMelville Street, Torquay, TQ2 5TB
Princes Street Car ParkPrinces Street, Torquay, TQ1 3LW
Shedden Hill Car ParkShedden Hill, Torquay, TQ2 5TY
St Marychurch Car ParkSt Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 3LA
Town Hall Car ParkTown Hall, Torquay, TQ1 3DT
Walls Hill Car ParkWalls Hill, Torquay, TQ1 3LZ

Residential parking permits in Torquay

If you are a resident living in one of Torquay permit parking areas, you can apply for a residents parking permit which costs around £30. 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 which cost £10 for a book of 10.

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 Torquay: