Information about Parking in Newport
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Newport is the capital town of the Isle of Wight and is located in the centre of the Island.
The historic town has two main squares with stunning Georgian and Victorian architecture surrounding them.
The town’s lively quay is located nearby, and Newport High Street and the side streets offer an array of shopping and dining options.
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Use our simple online platform to browse through all the options for parking in Newport, Isle of Wight. Long-term and short-term off-street parking options include driveways and lock-up garages.
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Newport Parking Statistics
4.5 out of 5 stars
Average parking rating for Newport
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Parking in Newport
Tourist parking permit
An all-island tourist parking permit is available and covers all on- and off-street parking managed by the Isle of Wight Council.
The permit can be purchased for periods from 2 days to 14 days. These permits are only available through PayByPhone or by telephone (01983) 331331. There is also an app to download for iPhone, Android and Blackberry.
Long stay car parks are located throughout Newport. Payment can be made for periods of between 30 minutes up to 10 hours.
- Coppins Bridge (PO30 2AQ)
- County Hall (Sat/Sun) (PO30 5BL)
- Medina Avenue (PO30 1DX)
- Medina Campus (PO30 2DX)
- Newport Harbour South (PO30 2EB)
- Newport Harbour North (PO30 2EB)
- Riverway (PO30)
- Seaclose (PO30 2QS)
Short stay car parks are suitable for stays from 30 minutes to 3 hours. As soon as you leave the carpark, return is prohibited for a further three hours.
- Chapel Street (PO30 1PU)
- Church Litten (PO30 1JQ)
- Lugley Street (PO30 5EL)
- New Street (PO30 1PU)
- Sea Street (PO30 5BS)
Payment for long term and short term parking can be made at the ticket machines using cash, credit/debit card (at selected machines) or by the PayByPhone system.
Free Car Parks
The council operates a number of free to use car parks throughout Newport. Restrictions apply. View a list of free car parks.
For an easy to use and straight-forward Newport parking solutions, download our free app for iOS and Apple.
Some of the most popular attractions in the Isle of wright are located within a short drive of Newport. These include:
Carisbrooke Castle: a 12th-century fort most famous for imprisoning Charles I after his defeat in the English Civil War.
Robin Hill Country Park: set in 88 acres of beautiful countryside, this stunning green space offers experiences for people of all ages.
Getting to Newport
By Ferry: Car ferries leave from Southampton, Portsmouth and Lymington. Fast services include the Red Jet from Southampton into Cowes, the Wightlink catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde or the Hovertravel hovercraft from Southsea also to Ryde.
Getting around the island: There are regular bus services running from Newport travelling across the Island. There are also miles of cycle paths and walking routes.
Disabled Parking in Newport
The Blue Badge scheme is operational throughout Newport. To see a map with all disabled bays close to Bow Road Station, visit the Blue Badge Parking website.
Need a boost? Electric vehicle charging stations are available at the Asda Superstore, Isle of Wight College and the Chapel Street Carpark.
Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Most council-run car parks have chargeable hours in operation from 8am to 6pm seven days a week, including bank holidays. Some car parks charge £1 to park overnight.
Always check the restrictions applicable for the specific car park at the payment machine and surrounding signage.
Do you own an empty parking space in Newport? Turn your vacant driveway, parking space, or lock-up garage into income with YourParkingSpace. List your space for free.
Is it free to park on council-run car parks on Sunday?
No, in most cases charges apply seven days a week, including Sundays and bank holidays.
How can I apply for a tourist permit?
You can buy one online via the council website.
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Latest Newport parking reviews
Easy as pie. I arrived and there were spaces at the Premier Inn. I parked straightaway.David
OK...just surprised by hidden charge for paying online!Tracy
Had a problem logging on and app excepting my payment. The support person dealing with my issues got back to me promptly and checked later that my issue was resolved, great customer serviceYvonne
Great central place to park with lots of spaces also feels safe as has CCTVCathy