Information about Parking in Boston
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Boston is located in Lincolnshire on the east coast of England. It is a port and market town, and is the largest town in the Borough of Boston local government district. It has a particularly notable landmark with St Botolph’s Church. Known as ‘The Stump’, this is the largest parish church in England and it is visible for miles around from the flat land of Lincolnshire. The name of the town, Boston, is thought to be a contraction of ‘Saint Botolph’s town’.
As with any popular town, parking in Boston can get busy particularly at the time of the Hay Festival. It is recommended that drivers investigate their parking options in advance before driving to Boston.
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Parking in Boston
Parking in Boston requires a little advance planning to ensure a stress free experience. Boston Borough council operates 21 car parks, which offer 1330 parking bays altogether within the town centre. There are also an additional 1200 parking bays available from private car park providers.
There is a free parking initiative in place in Boston, which is intended to encourage people to visit the town to shop and eat out. Visitors can park for free for up to two and a half hours. Simply press the yellow button on the parking machine, followed by the green button to claim your free parking ticket. It is important that you display a ticket to benefit from the free parking period. The free parking initiative is available at a number of locations around Boston, including Bargate Green, Cattle Market, Botolph Street, Victoria Place, George Street, and West End.
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Boston Airport parking
The nearest major airport to Boston is East Midlands Airport. There are a range of parking options on site, including long-stay and short-stay. Parking at East Midlands airport can be expensive, and as such, travellers and airport employees like to use alternative options for airport parking. You may want to consider browsing the options available at YourParkingSpace. We have short term and long term options available within easy access of the airport.
The town of Boston has a wide range of sights to see and places to visit. St Botolph’s Church is a must see for any visitor to the town. This lovely church has stained glass windows and is a wonderful place to enjoy peace and quiet away from the hustle of modern life. St Botolph’s is the widest church in England. It also has one of the tallest church towers at over 83 meters high. Visitors can climb to the top of the tower, using 209 steps. After using all that energy, recharge in the Coffee Shop with a drink and a bite to eat. The church is open daily and is free to enter, although there is a charge for the Tower Experience.
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Boston train station is located just outside the town centre. It is the only rail hub in the town and serves over 200,000 passengers a year. The station is less than one mile away from popular Boston attractions such as the Blackfriars Theatre, Boston Guildhall and the town’s football stadium on York Street. Trains to Boston operate from Nottingham via Sleaford to the west, and the seaside resort of Skegness to the north west.
There are regular bus services that run in and around Boston, connecting the town with local rural communities.
Disabled Parking in Boston
The Blue Badge scheme is for people with severe mobility problems or those who are registered blind.
There are disabled parking bays provided in the car parks in Boston. You must ensure that your Blue Badge is clearly displayed. Blue Badge holders must pay to park in all car parks operated by Boston Borough council. However, there is an additional free period of 30 minutes which will be added to the expiry time of any ticket purchased. Whilst the free parking initiative is in place for Boston parking, Blue Badge holders can also benefit from the free two and a half hours’ of parking offered to all drivers.
There are a number of electric vehicle charging points located in Boston and the surrounding area.
A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
Overnight, Bank Holidays & Weekends
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Do I need to display a Blue Badge to park in a disabled parking bay?
Yes, you do. Remember to always display your Blue Badge clearly to avoid hefty fines.
Is there a train station in Boston?
Yes, there is. Boston train station is located just outside of the town centre. It is less than a mile away from popular Boston attractions.
What is the Boston Stump?
The Boston Stump is the affectionate name given to St Botolph’s Church in Boston. It is the largest parish church in England and is famously visible for miles around against the backdrop of the flat land in Lincolnshire.
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Latest Boston parking reviews
Fantastic driveway to park on,I never got blocked in You can come and go anytime definitely book this driveway very convenient to town and the hospitalJoanne
Fantastic spot for the Football and the shops and pubs. Huge Drive. Lady was very pleasant. RecommendedSteve