Information about Parking in Minehead
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Minehead is a lovely coastal town in Somerset. It is situated on the south bank of the Bristol Channel and is in close proximity to the beautiful Exmoor National Park. The town is home to Somerset’s oldest golf club, the Minehead and West Somerset Golf Club, which was established in 1882 and has an 18 hole links course.
As with any popular seaside town, parking in Minehead can get very busy, particularly at peak times of the holiday season. It is recommended that drivers investigate their parking options in advance before driving to Minehead.
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Parking in Minehead
Parking in Minehead requires a little advance planning to ensure a stress free experience.
There are a number of car parks available in Minehead, operated by Somerset West and Taunton Council. Parking fees and opening times vary, so be sure to check signs for the car park you choose.
Alexandra Road car park has 90 parking bays as well as 3 designated disabled spaces. All day parking costs £5.50. Shorter stays range from £1.10 for 1 hour to £3.30 for 4 hours. It is a long stay Pay and Display car park, which is open 24 hours. Parking charges apply between 9am and 6pm daily, including weekends and Bank Holidays. Alexandra Road car park is close to the town centre and is surrounded by residential areas. It is accessed from Alexandra Road and exits on to Queens Road.
Clanville car park is a long stay Pay and Display car park that is open 24 hours a day. It has 38 parking bays as well as 2 designated disabled spaces. All day parking costs £5.50 or you can have a 2 hour stay for £2.70. Parking charges apply between 9am and 6pm daily, including weekends and Bank Holidays. Clanville car park is located on Martlett Road and is near to the town centre, surrounded by residential areas.
North Road car park is a long stay Pay and Display car park. It has 55 parking bays as well as 4 designated disabled spaces. All day parking costs £5.50. Shorter stays range from £1.50 for 1 hour to £3.30 for up to 4 hours. Parking charges apply between 9am and 6pm daily, including weekends and Bank Holidays. North Road car park is open 24 hours a day. It is situated close to the centre of Minehead’s shopping centre and is accessed via North Road. It is adjacent to the beautiful Blenheim Gardens, where there are many regualr events held. There are public toilets available at Blenheim Gardens.
Quay West car park is located off Quay West Street and is situated close to the harbour. It has 30 parking bays as well as 2 designated disabled spaces. It is open 24 hours a day. All day parking costs £6.60. Shorter stays range from £1.60 for 1 hour to £5 for up to 4 hours. Charges apply between 9am and 6pm, including weekends and Bank Holidays.
Station car park is located at the junction of The Avenue and Warren Road. It is a long stay Pay and Display car park. Charges apply between 9am to 6pm, including weekends and Bank Holidays. It is open 24 hours a day. All day parking costs £5.90. Shorter stays range from £1.50 for 1 hour to £4.40 for up to 4 hours.
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Minehead Airport parking
The nearest airport to Minehead is Cardiff airport, which is just over 20 miles away. There are a range of parking options on site, including long-stay and short-stay.
Parking at Cardiff 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.
There are plenty of things for all the family to see and do in the lovely town of Minehead. It is a fantastic destination for a seaside holiday with all the family. There are beautiful beaches to explore, a fishing quarter and a historic harbour. Other top attractions include the 14th century church, the excellent selection of tea rooms and restaurants, and the fabulous range of independent shops.
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Minehead railway station is the terminus and headquarters of the West Somerset Railway. This is a heritage railway, which operates a 20.5 mile service between Minehead and Bishops Lydeard.
There are regular bus services that run to and from Minehead and other local destinations.
Disabled Parking in Minehead
The Blue Badge scheme is for people with severe mobility problems or those who are registered blind.
There are designated disabled parking bays in many of the car parks in Minehead. It is important to note that there is no free parking for Blue Badge holders in Minehead car parks. However, Blue Badge holders can get 1 extra hour of free parking on top of the time allowed by the parking charge. You must ensure that your Blue Badge is clearly displayed.
There are 4 electric vehicle charging points available in and around Minehead. These are located at:
- The Quay Inn
- Minehead Premier Inn
- Rest and Be Thankful Inn
- The Exmoor White Horse Inn
A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Overnight stays are permitted in many of the car parks in Minehead. Parking is free of charge between 6pm and 8am. The parking charges are the same on weekends and Bank Holidays as they are during the week.
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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. You also need to remember to pay the standard parking charges as Minehead parking is not free of charge for Blue Badge holders.
Can I park overnight in Minehead car parks?
Yes, overnight parking is permitted in most Minehead car parks.
Is Minehead parking free on Sundays?
No, Minehead parking charges apply 7 days a week, including on Bank Holidays.
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Latest Minehead parking reviews
Fantastic service. Sych good value and so easy to use. Would definitely use againStephen
This was a very convenient long stay parking space for our intended long distance walk. Because it was a car park which was much of the time in use by Tesco’s customers, it felt a safe place to leave our car for the 6 days we needed to. Easy to find, would certainly recommend for this type of parking.Hazel
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