Free Parking in Weymouth

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

5 places to park for free in Weymouth (2024)

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

Kempston Road
Marsh Road
Knightsdale Road
Holly Road
Abbotsbury Road

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

What to consider when parking free in Weymouth

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 Weymouth Beach

Weymouth Beach is located on the Jurassic Coast and has previously been awarded various accolades for its cleanliness and the range of facilities available.

Weymouth beach is easily accessible from the town centre. There’s plenty of free parking spots near to Weymouth beach, including:

  • Marsh Road
  • Knightsdale Road
  • Holly Road

Free car parks in Weymouth

There is only one car park (Lord Clyde Car Park) in the Weymouth area that offers free parking and that is located on Portland.

Alternatively, you can park for free in Weymouth between 6pm and 8am at the following car parks which are close to the beach and town centre:

Car ParkAddressSpacesFree ParkingDisabled Spaces
Pavillion Car ParkWeymouth, Dorset, DT4 8DZ479Between 6pm – 8am10
Harbourside Car ParkWeymouth, Dorset, DT4 8NA68Between 6pm – 8am6
Govenor’s Lane Car ParkWeymouth, Dorset, DT4 8DD55Between 6pm and 8am4
Nothe Car ParkWeymouth, Dorset, DT4 8UD184Between 6pm – 8am9

Free parking at Weymouth Park & Ride Sites

There is one park and ride site in Weymouth that offers free parking for those looking to visit the seaside town. 

Park and Ride SiteAddressSpacesUse For
Weymouth Park & RideMount Pleasant, Mercery Road, Weymouth DT3 5HJ1,000Weymouth Beach

Weymouth park & ride has 1,000 spaces, with 12 disabled spaces and 20 motorcycle spaces. The site is open between 6.30am and 10pm so there’s no need to cut your day at the beach short.

Buses from Weymouth park & ride run every 10/15 minutes depending on the day of the week.

Free overnight parking in Weymouth

For free overnight parking in Weymouth, you can use any of these council car parks that are free between 6pm and 8am:

  • Beach Car Park, DT3 6HS
  • Governor’s Lane Car Park, DT4 8DD
  • Melcombe Regis Car Park,
  • Park Street Car Park, DT4 7DQ
  • Pavillion Car Park, DT4 8DZ
  • Nothe Car Park, DT4 8UD
  • Harbourside Car Park, DT4 8NA

Free motorhome parking in Weymouth

If you are visiting Weymouth by motorhome, you can park for free at the following car parks between 6pm and 8am, however, no overnight camping is allowed:

  • Park Street Car Park, DT4 7DQ
  • Lodmoor Car Park, DT4 7SX (closes at midnight)
  • Pavillion Car Park, DT4 8DZ (no motorhome parking after 10pm)
  • Overcombe Car Park, DT3 6SX (no motorhome parking after 10pm)

If you want to park your motorhome in Weymouth during the day, Lodmoor Car Park costs around £3.80 per hour.

Free coach parking in Weymouth

If you are visiting Weymouth by coach, you will want to know where the most accessible coach park is so you can drop your passengers off and park up safely.

Coach parking is available at the following car parks and are free of charge between 6pm and 8am:

  • Pavilion car park, Weymouth – Forecourt, DT4 8DZ
  • Lodmoor Car Park, DT4 7SX
  • Chesil Car Park, Portland, DT4 9XE

If you are staying for the day, coach parking charges cost around £14 for 6 hours or £33 for 24 hours.

Free disabled parking in Weymouth

If you are a blue badge holder, you will receive 1 additional free hour of parking in Weymouth car parks. You must first pay the standard tariff to receive your 1 hour free parking at the following car parks:

  • Beach Car Park, DT3 6HS
  • Governor’s Lane Car Park, DT4 8DD
  • Melcombe Regis Car Park,
  • Park Street Car Park, DT4 7DQ
  • Pavillion Car Park, DT4 8DZ
  • Nothe Car Park, DT4 8UD
  • Harbourside Car Park, DT4 8NA

Residential parking in Weymouth

If you are a resident in Weymouth 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. The cost is around £70 for an annual permit.

Visitor parking permits can be purchased as yearly permits.

About Weymouth, UK

Weymouth Beach is an award winning beach located on the Dorset coast that is often packed with visitors during the Summer months. The beach itself is great for children to play and those who want to take a scenic stroll along the coastline.

There’s plenty of watersports and adrenaline activities to enjoy in and around Weymouth so if you’re visiting for a short break, you can get the chance to try new stuff.

The City Cruise is a great way to see the coastline from out at sea and breathe in the fresh air.

If shopping is more your bag, there is a wide range of options to keep you busy, especially on rainy days, as well as plenty of bistros and cafes to sample.

Hotels in Weymouth

If you are looking to book a hotel in or around Weymouth during your visit, we’ve compiled a list of hotels that have on-site parking to take the stress of finding a car park away. Most of the hotels offer free on-site parking included in the price of the room. 
Hotels in Weymouth with Parking

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 Weymouth:

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