Information about Parking in Deal
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Deal is a coastal town about 20 minutes’ drive north of Dover. On clear days, you can look across the English Channel and see the coast of France. It is home to Deal Castle, built in 1540 by King Henry VIII. There is a popular cycle route along the coast, which takes you to the town’s second castle; Walmer Castle. Walmer Castle also has about 32 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland.
Deal’s pier is located right in the heart of the town, and offers a glass-walled café with fantastic views of the channel. You can also rent fishing rods to fish off the pier for a small fee. There is a fishing competition every month, as well as midnight fishing every Saturday until 8am. Deal Braderie is the annual street market, and it stretches from Deal High Street, selling clothing, jewellery, crafts, antiques, plants, books, and more.
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Deal Parking Statistics
4.5 out of 5 stars
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Parking in Deal
There are several spots to find council parking in Deal:
- King Street (9am - 5pm, £1.30 per hour, maximum stay of 2 hours, no charge on Sundays)
- Middle Street car park (9am - 5pm, £1.30 per hour, maximum stay of 4 hours)
- Prince of Wales Terrace (9am - 5pm, £1.30 per hour, maximum stay of 2 hours, no charge on Sundays)
- Deal Castle (9am - 5pm, maximum stay of 3 hours)
- South Street car park (9am - 5pm, £1.30 per hour, maximum stay of 4 hours, no charge on Sundays)
- Stanhope Road car park (9am - 5pm, £1.30 per hour, maximum stay of 4 hours, no charge on Sundays)
- Tides car park (a maximum of 4 hours free parking, must use a pay and display ticket, no return within 2 hours)
- Town Hall car park (9am - 5pm, £1.30 per hour, maximum stay of 2 hours, no charge on Sundays)
- Victoria Road (9am - 5pm, £1.30 per hour, maximum stay of 2 hours, no charge on Sundays)
- Beach Street South (9am - 5pm, £1.30 per hour, maximum stay of 2 hours, no charge on Sundays)
- Beach Street (£1.30 per hour for up to 5 hours, or £6.50 per day)
- Beach Street car park (£1.30 per hour for up to 5 hours, or £7.80 per day)
- West Street car park (£1.30 per hour for up to 5 hours, or £7.80 per day, no charge on Sundays)
- Union Road car park (9am - 5pm, £1.00 per hour for up to 5 hours, or £6.00 for 8 hours, no charge on Sundays)
- Walmer Castle (9am - 5pm, £3 for up to 24 hours)
All of the above car parks accept cash for payment. At some parks, you can use the RingGo app on iOS and Android phones to pay online.
Free deal parking:
Free Deal parking is available at the places below:
- Borrow Pit
- Marke Wood Recreation Ground (Granville Road)
- Marke Wood Recreation Ground (Warwick Road)
- Royal Marines Memorial Garden
- Granville Road
- Victoria Park
- Tides Leisure Centre (for 4 hours max, no return within 2 hours, you must still obtain and display a ticket to use the car park)
On-street parking permits for residents are available from between £65 to £100 per year, depending on your location. Once you have a permit, you may park in a marked bay without a time limit. You may not park on yellow lines. You can have two registration numbers on one permit, however only one vehicle can make use of the permit at a time.
Please note that more specific and detailed information is available on the Deal council website.
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Deal is about 20 minutes’ drive from Dover. There, you can see the iconic White Cliffs of Dover, or catch a ferry across the channel to Calais, France. Dover Castle is open daily from 10am to 5pm, and you can explore 80 acres of castle grounds, enjoy stunning views of the English Channel, or learn about the history of the site. The castle itself was built in the 12th century, but there is also a Roman lighthouse, which is one of only three surviving Roman-era lighthouses in the world.
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By Train: Deal train station is located 5 minutes’ walk from the seafront and services the southeastern line.
By Bus: Deal is serviced by multiple bus lines, including 80, 81, 82, 82A, 84, 541, 542, 544, X1 and X2.
By Car: Deal is about 20 minutes’ drive north of Dover, and a 2 hour drive from London.
Disabled Parking in Deal
Blue badge holders can park for free for up to 3 hours on the street, or for the maximum time period in all of Dover District Council’s car parks. You must display your blue badge so that the expiry date is showing. You can park on a yellow line for up to 3 hours, so long as it is safe to do so and you do not obstruct the road.
There is disabled parking available at the following council car parks:
- Middle Street car park
- South Street car park
- Stanhope Road car park
- Tides car park
- Beach Street car park
- West Street car park
- Union Road car park
If these parks aren’t available, you are free to park in any other type of park, so long as it isn’t a specific loading bay for police, taxi, etc.
To search for the disabled car park that is closest to Deal, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
Deal has one electric charging station available outside of the Aldi on West Street.
A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
All council car parks offer free parking on Sundays, except for Middle Street.
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Where is Deal located?
Deal sits on the east coast of England, just 20 minutes’ north of Dover. On clear days, you can even see the French coastline across the water.
What is there to do in Deal?
Deal is a coastal town, so there is plenty of beachfront to explore. The pier has a great café to visit, and you can even rent fishing rods for a small fee. Each month, the pier hosts a fishing competition with the chance to win tickets for a free full day of fishing. For a little history, be sure to check out Deal Castle and then bike along the waterfront to Walmer Castle.
Can I bring my dog to the beach?
Yes, although there are some restrictions: between 9am to 8pm, dogs are not allowed from the stretch of beach between Deal Castle and Sandown Castle. Dogs are allowed on the pier and the promenade between Deal Castle and Sandown Castle, so long as they are kept on a lead.
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Latest Deal parking reviews
Easy to find and plenty of room to park. Great location for the centre of Deal and a short walk from where we were staying. Would definitely recommend and use again!Sorrell
Perfect for a weekend at the Open, with no desire to drive once there. With parking restrictions a stress free way to enjoy a mini break. Simple booking and easy to find in a safe area. Thank you.Brian
Great position next to the train station . Staff at sainsbury and in the ticket office very helpful and used to dealing with questions. BrilliantMichael
Safe and secure space which is located at the owners property being at the end of small and quite lane. It is a few minutes walk from the centre of Deal and I would definitely recommend it to anyone needing a convenient place to park.Keith
Easy to find, helpful owner, safe spot.Rhys
Very easy to find this space in a quiet area a short walk from the town and beach. Clean and safe. Nice, polite text back from owner when I texted to say we had arrived. Our car is a Toyota Corolla and the width was a bit tight. It would have been difficult if a third car had parked next to us, which it didn't. Definitely recommend this space and all communication with owner very good.Veronica
This was such a great parking space. A central location so close to our hotel and only a short walk to the beach. Easy to find and access and so many spaces to choose from so never a worry we couldnt park. Good value too. We shall be parking here again when we next visit Deal.Laura
Very easy, very safe and the owners were very friendly. Location was perfect. Would certainly park here again. Thanks againJoe
Great parking space, very central and close to the seafront. Superb communication, thank you Paul. Will park there again!!!Tigrans
Ive parked in lots of Parking spaces throughout my life time but this one really did something for me. We just seemed to click, as soon as parked i instantly felt at home and to be honest i was sad to leave this space! will definitely be coming back and parking here again! xxMatt