Information about Parking in Felixstowe
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Felixstowe is a charismatic little Edwardian coastal town in the county of Suffolk, with history dating as far back as the Romans. The busy town is a marvellous blend of activities and attractions, with plenty of restaurants, bars and shops, to make it the perfect spot for families, couples and solo travellers.
Felixstowe, is home to the biggest Port in the entire UK and possesses water so deep, it is able to provide dock to the worlds most recent generation of deep draughted Ultra post-Panamax vessels. The port even possesses its own personal police authority and Port police, as well as their own collaborative fire and ambulance services, it is a town within a town.
Felixstowe is the home of the Landguard fort, which played major roles throughout history. In both of the world wars, the Fort was used countlessly as the HeadQuarters of the Harwich Harbour coast, the control station for entrance to the harbour, a radar and radio station and for anti-aircraft defences. Landguard Fort is looked after by the Landguard Fort Trust and English Heritage association, which allows it to be open for the public to explore.
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Felixstowe Parking Statistics
4.6 out of 5 stars
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Parking in Felixstowe
Felixstowe has 20 car parks, most including disabled parking for blue badge holders.
These charges apply for the following car parks:
- Up to 2 hours - £1.50
- Up to 4 hours - £2.00
- Daily - £4.00
- Monthly - £65.00
Arwela Road Car Park (IP11 2DG) – 68 spaces
Beach Station Car Park
Brackenbury Fort Car Park (IP11 9PG) – 40 spaces
Clifflands Car Park
Convalescent Hill Car Park (IP11 2AQ) – 67 spaces
Garrison Lane Car Park
Golf Road Car Park (IP11 7NB) – 75 spaces
Landguard Car Park (IP11 3TW) – 90 spaces
Manor Terrace Car Park (IP11 2EL) – 138 spaces
Martello Park North Car Park
Martello Park South Car Park
Ranelagh Road Car Park (IP11 7HA) – 215 spaces
The Promenade Car Park
The following car parks only have parking for:
- Up to 2 hours - £1.50
- Up to 4 hours - £3.00
Spa Pavilion Car Park (IP11 2AG) – 27 spaces
Undercliff Car Park
Crescent Road Car Park (IP11 7PB) – 155 spaces
Felixstowe Pier Car Park
Highfield Road Car Park (IP11 7BZ) – 109 spaces
The two car parks below are free of charge (only designated for cars and motorcycles):
The Grove Car Park
Searson’s Farm Car Park (IP11 OUD) – 30 spaces
A Full table can be found by following the link:
And further information on finding car parks from the East Suffolk Council page.
Or email: [email protected]
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Felixstowe has a lot on offer and is a blend of old and new. One of the best attractions in Felixstowe is the Landguard Fort, which is steeped in a rich history as well as the nature reserve, a stone's throw away. The Fort resides on the site, where the last contested invasion of England occurred in 1667 and the first battle (Duke of York) on land. The Fort seen today was built in the 18th Century and altered in the 19th and 20th century greatly. Now the Fort sees frequent re-enactment of Military kind, as well as the still celebrated Darrell’s Day, which marked the last invasion, open air theatres and children’s events.
For those after a beach day out, Felixstowe has a sandy and pebble stone beach on offer from north and south of the pier. The Pier itself is a place full of fun and excitement, with rides for children and amusement fun on the slot machines for all the family. Or maybe a little bite on the ocean in the café followed by a parent versus children crazy golf.
You may even get a peek at low tide at The Dip, where the remains of Walton Castle, a Roman Saxon shore fort, that was constructed as far back as 276 to 285 AD and was lost to the sea at some point in the 18th century.
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Felixstowe Train Station (IP11 9UD) is at the very end of the Felixstowe Branch line.It provides local services from the Greater Anglia line to the city of Ipswich, where you can pick up connections that take you to places such as Norwich, London and Cambridge. The Greater Anglia website has details on arrivals, departures and details on purchasing tickets.
Ipswich Buses and First Norfolk and Suffolk are the two main bus operators in Felixstowe, the following buses provide services to and from Felixstowe in and around the Suffolk area:
X7, 75, 77 and 76 (First Norfolk and Suffolk Buses) and 173, 174 (Ipswich Buses) as well as open top bus only in service during the Summer.
More information and bus time tables are obtainable from https://www.suffolkonboard.com/
Felixstowe sits at the end of the A14 (which runs all the way West to Cambridge and to the Midlands), it is reachable from many of the key motorways that run through the country such as the M1, M6 and M25 via the A12.
Sat Nav postcode: IP11 2AG (Town hall)
The only public ferry service that connects Suffolk and Essex is the Harwich Harbour Foot and Bicycle Ferry. This runs from John Bradfield view point in Felixstowe, across to Shotley and Harwich.
For all details on fares and timings, visit the following website: http://www.harwichharbourferry.com/
or call 01728 666329
Another service between Felixstowe and Bawdsey (foot and bicycle ferry), runs daily between May and September from 10am to 5pm (weather permitting). During October the ferry only runs on the weekend.
Check out http://www.felixstoweboats.co.uk/ for all the needed information or alternatively call 01394 282173/07709411511.
Disabled Parking in Felixstowe
Electric vehicle charging stations are available at several locations in Felixstowe. The closest ones are:
- Co-Op Felixstowe (IP11 7DT)
- Morrisons Felixstowe (IP11 2XD)
A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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What is Felixstowe famous for?
Felixstowe is most known for having the UK’s largest container port.
Where is Felixstowe?
Felixstowe is a seaside town in Suffolk off the East coast of England.
Is there a beach in Felixstowe?
Yes, there is a mixed sandy and pebble beach.
Is there free parking in Felixstowe?
Yes, there are two free car parks in Felixstowe that do not charge for parking: The Grove and Searson’s Farm.
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Latest Felixstowe parking reviews
Easy to find. Near the sea front. Just parked, locked car, and went off to enjoy our day.Karl
Easy to find and park. Close to the venue we were going to, would use againSusan
Would recommend as only 5 min walk to beach, however you can park all day for £4 right on the sea front.Alison
This is a parking space in the Premier Inn car park which was straightforward to find, easy to use and always had several spaces available. It's in a convenient position for hotels on the sea front which don't have dedicated parking. It was very inexpensive and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend.Carolyn