Information about Parking in Petersfield
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The ancient market town of Petersfield is situated in the glorious countryside of the South Downs National Park. It has a lively town square with regular weekly markets. There are plenty of great pubs, cafes and restaurants to choose from. Petersfield makes the perfect base for a walking or cycling holiday as it is surrounded by a network of lanes and public footpaths in beautiful countryside.
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Petersfield Parking Statistics
4.4 out of 5 stars
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Parking in Petersfield
There are over 300 parking spaces available in Petersfield. East Hampshire District Council operates several car parks. The Central car park and the Causeway car park both have a maximum stay of 3 hours. Parking charges are £1.40 for 2 hours and £1.90 for 3 hours. Swan Street car park is a long stay car park in Petersfield. Parking charges start from £1 for 1 hour and rise to a maximum of £7 for all day parking. Charges apply in these car parks from Monday to Saturday between 8am and 6pm, and on Sundays between 10am until 4pm.
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Petersfield Airport parking
The nearest major airport to Petersfield is Southampton Airport. This airport is just under 20 miles away from Petersfield. There are a range of parking options on site, including long-stay and short-stay.
Parking at Southampton 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.
Petersfield is a beautiful market town with plenty for visitors to see and do. The town was formerly an important coaching centre on the London to Portsmouth road. Popular attractions include the Petersfield Museum and Flora Twort Gallery, the Physic Garden, and the Norman Church of St Peters. There are also plenty of activities involving theatre, music, art and sport regularly taking place in the town. The beautiful surrounding countryside consists of the South Downs, including Queen Elizabeth Country Park and Butser Hill. Petersfield is also ideally situated for access to the South Coast and London. It is within easy reach of many other attractions, such as Winchester, Chichester, Portsmouth and its historic dockyards.
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There is a railway station in Petersfield, running local services with connections to further afield. Petersfield’s railway station is operated by South Western Railway. The station is less than five minutes’ walk from the town centre. There are also taxis available at the station entrance.
Petersfield is one hour from London Waterloo and only 30 minutes from Portsmouth Harbour by train. There are several trains an hour to London via Guildford and Woking and to Portsmouth via Havant for South Coast connections.
There are a number of local bus routes in Petersfield and the surrounding area. The bus service around Petersfield is very efficient. Brijan Tours runs bus route number 17 between Bishops Waltham and Petersfield. Xelabus run bus route number 67 between Winchester, Alresford, West Meon and Petersfield. Stagecoach Coastline also run several bus routes around Petersfield. There are Stagecoach services that run between Petersfield and Havant, Liss, Winchester, Alton, Midhurst and Bishops Waltham. There are onward connections available easily from all of these destinations. National Express also operate a coach service between Portsmouth and London, calling at Petersfield several times a day.
Disabled Parking in Petersfield
The Blue Badge scheme is for people with severe mobility problems or those who are registered blind. There are designated disabled parking bays available in Petersfield car parks. Ensure that your Blue Badge is displayed at all times.
There are electric vehicle charging points located in and around Petersfield. Some of these can be found situated at the following locations:
- Central Car Park Petersfield, Rams Walk
- Town Council Car Park, Heath Road
- Penns Place, East Hampshire District Council
A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Car park charges for Petersfield parking apply between 8am to 6pm from Monday to Saturday, and between 10am to 4pm on Sunday.
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Are there facilities to charge my electric vehicle in Petersfield?
There are electric vehicle charging points located in and around Petersfield. These can be found in the Central car park, Town Hall car park, and Penns Place.
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 railway station in Petersfield?
Yes, there is a railway station in Petersfield. It is only 5 minutes’ walk away from the town centre. The railway station in Petersfield is operated by South Western Railway.
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Latest Petersfield parking reviews
Easy to find, choice of spaces, visible cctv. Very close to other services - petrol, M&S store, McDonalds.Belinda
Smooth and easy. Exactly as advertised. Will use again.Wendy
Rocked up, found a space (there were plenty) parked and walked to the Station (a few minutes walk). Convenient and cheap. Will use again and will recommend.Brigitte
Plenty of spaces. Short walk to the railway stationDennis
Nice and simple find space park up and go couldn’t be easierGary
well laid out. Spaces are are an adequate sizeJOHN
This is a good place to park but not if you need to go to Heath pond as too far to walk!Tania
Ten minutes walk from Petersfield station. Good choice for me in Mazda 3 but driveway might be too narrow for wider car.Isabella