FREE Parking this Christmas in Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole

This year BCP Council are offering free parking in the build-up to Christmas to help support local businesses. Please check where and when you can park for free. Please see further down the page for specific locations.

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Town Centres

Thursdays – 4pm to 10pm

  • 2, 9, 16 and 23 December

Sundays – 10am to 6pm

  • 28 November
  • 5, 12 and 19 December
 Area Car Park
BournemouthAvenue Road
BournemouthBraidley Road Bridge
BournemouthBournemouth Central (Upper Hinton Road)
BournemouthEden Glen
Bournemouth Richmond Hill
Bournemouth Richmond Gardens
BournemouthTown Hall Annexe 
BournemouthTown Hall Extension
BournemouthTown Hall Forecourt 
BournemouthWest Hill 
BournemouthWinter Gardens
ChristchurchBank Close
ChristchurchBridge Street 
ChristchurchChristchurch Quay
ChristchurchLeisure Centre
ChristchurchMayor’s Mead 
ChristchurchPit Site
ChristchurchSaxon Square
ChristchurchWick Lane 
PooleChapel Lane 
PooleDear Hay Lane
PooleDolphin Centre
PooleHigh Street
PooleNew Orchard
Poole Prosperous Street
PooleQuay Visitors 
PooleSerpentine Lane
PooleSerpentine Road
Poole Shoppers 1 and 2 
PooleSwimming Pool

District car parks

Saturdays – midday to 6pm

Outside of the town centres, the council have also arranged for free parking on Saturdays across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole on:

  • 4, 11 and 18 December
DistrictCar Parks
BoscombeCommercial Road
BoscombeHawkwood Road Main, 1 & 2 
SouthbourneWoodside Road 
WestbourneAlumhurst Road, Landseer Road, Milburn Road
WintonCramner Road, Leslie Road
BroadstoneStation Approach, Story Lane
Canford CliffsRavine Road
ParkstoneAlbert Road, Commercial Road, Jubilee Road, Norrish Road, Penn Hill

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