Free Parking in Truro

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Finding free parking in Truro can be difficult, but thanks for Free Parking Spots, we show you exactly where to park without restrictions when visiting Truro.

3 places to park for free in Truro (2024)

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

Carew Road
Dobbs Lane
St George’s Road

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

What to consider when parking free in Truro

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

Cheapest all-day parking in Truro

The cheapest car park in Truro is Sainsbury’s Truro Car Park which you can pre-book to secure your space.

You can also choose to book this car park all day (9am – 5pm) for just £3.75, so it’s a great option for commuters or those visiting Truro for the full day.

Cheapest monthly parking in Truro

We found the cheapest car park for monthly parking in Truro to be Sainsbury’s Truro car park which costs £50 per month making it ideal for commuters.

You can use this car park 7 days a week, including overnight, and leave and re-enter the car park as many times as you need to, although you must pre-book.

Free car parks in Truro

You can park for free in Truro after between midnight and 9am at the following car parks:

  • Edward Street, Truro, TR1 3AJ
  • Garras Wharf, Truro, TR1 2TN
  • Moorfield, Calenick Street, Truro, TR1 2QD
  • Moresk, Oakway, Truro, TR1 1DW
Car ParkAddressSpacesFree ParkingDisabled Spaces
Edward Street Car ParkEdward Street, Truro, TR1 3AJ83midnight – 9amYes
Garras Wharf Car ParkGarras Wharf, Truro, TR1 2TN366midnight – 9amYes
Moorfield Car ParkMoorfield, Calenick Street, Truro, TR1 2QD681midnight – 9amYes
Moresk Car ParkMoresk, Oakway, Truro, TR1 1DW118midnight – 9amYes

Truro Park & Ride Sites

There are two park and ride sites around Truro, Langarth and Tregurra. There is no parking charge but you must purchase a bus ticket to get into Truro.

The bus route actually goes between the two park and ride sites so it doesn’t matter which one you use, it covers the same areas.

Park and Ride SiteAddressSpacesUse For
Langarth Park & RideThreemilestone, Truro, TR4 9AN1,209Truro College, Truro Railway Station
Tregurra Park & RideNewquay Road, Truro, TR1 1RH1,379Royal Cornwall Museum

Park and ride sites in Truro close at 8.30pm to avoid a parking ticket.

A day ticket into Truro from the park and ride sites costs £2.20 Monday to Friday and just £1.10 on Saturdays.

Free overnight parking in Truro

For free overnight parking in Truro, you can use any of these council car parks that are free between midnight and 9am:

  • Edward Street, Truro, TR1 3AJ
  • Garras Wharf, Truro, TR1 2TN
  • Moorfield, Calenick Street, Truro, TR1 2QD
  • Moresk, Oakway, Truro, TR1 1DW

Free coach parking in Truro

If you are visiting Truro by coach and looking for somewhere secure to park, you can park at Fairmantle Street Car Park (TR1 2LW) Truro which offers free parking between 4pm and 9am.

If you are parking outside of these hours, the charge is £1.80 per hour or £11.50 for up to 24 hours.

Free motorcycle parking in Truro

Motorcycles are permitted to park for free in Truro in designated motorcycle parking spaces in pay and display car parks, including:

Car ParkAddressFree Parking
Edward Street Car ParkEdward Street, Truro, TR1 3AJAll day
Garras Wharf Car ParkGarras Wharf, Truro, TR1 2TNAll day
Moorfield Car ParkMoorfield, Calenick Street, Truro, TR1 2QDAll day
Moresk Car ParkMoresk, Oakway, Truro, TR1 1DWAll day

Free disabled parking in Truro

Blue badge holders who are looking to park in Truro can benefit from 1 additional hour of free parking when using pay and display car parks.

If you pay for 1 hour of parking, you will be permitted to park for 2 hours. Car parks include:

Car ParkAddressFree Parking
Edward Street Car ParkEdward Street, Truro, TR1 3AJ1 additional hour free
Garras Wharf Car ParkGarras Wharf, Truro, TR1 2TN1 additional hour free
Moorfield Car ParkMoorfield, Calenick Street, Truro, TR1 2QD1 additional hour free
Moresk Car ParkMoresk, Oakway, Truro, TR1 1DW1 additional hour free

Residential parking in Truro

If you are a resident in Truro 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.

About Truro

Truro is set in picturesque Cornwall, where there is a wide range of walks to enjoy, coastal views to take in and friendly folk to meet

There’s some great family attractions to enjoy if you are visiting for a short break, including Llama Land, Royal Cornwall Museum and Cornwall’s Scenic Railways which takes you from St Ives to the Tamar Valley Line.

It’s recommended you sample some of the local restaurants and cafes if you’re visiting Truro to sample some of the locally sourced food. There’s plenty of independent shops and eateries to support.

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 Truro:

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 13th, 2024