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Free parking in council car parks over Christmas

Make the most of your local shops this December, and take advantage of free parking in the run up to Christmas.

Parking is free at the car parks listed below (no pay and display/pay by phone parking charges), either all day, or between the hours shown, on the dates listed. Please note:

  • all other car park terms and conditions still apply, including the maximum stay restrictions and 'no return within' limits
  • normal pay and display/pay by phone charges and ‘free’ parking periods apply on all other days and on all other car parks
  • on-street parking charges still apply during these times

Beaminster

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Thursday 12 December
  • Friday 13 December
  • Thursday 19 December
  • Friday 20 December
  • Friday 27 December

Car parks

  • The Square
  • Yarn Barton (both sections)

Blandford

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Saturday 7 December 
  • Wednesday 11 December
  • Saturday 14 December
  • Saturday 21 December

Car parks

  • Church Lane
  • Eagle House Gardens
  • Langton Road
  • Marsh & Ham
  • Sheep Market Hill 
  • Station Court
  • The Market Place

Bridport

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Wednesday 4 December
  • Saturday 7 December
  • Wednesday 11 December
  • Saturday 14 December
  • Wednesday 18 December
  • Saturday 21 December
  • Wednesday 25 December
  • Saturday 28 December

Car parks

  • East Street
  • Football Club
  • Hope Terrace
  • Rope Walks
  • South Street
  • West Street
  • Wykes Court

Corfe Castle

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Saturday 7 December
  • Saturday 14 December
  • Saturday 21 December

Car park

  • West Street Car Park

Dorchester

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Saturday 7 December
  • Saturday 14 December
  • Saturday 21 December
  • Tuesday 24 December

Car parks

  • Acland Road
  • Durngate Street
  • Fairfield
  • Old Market
  • Top O Town
  • Trinity Street (south)
  • Wollaston Field

Gillingham

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Friday 29 November
  • Saturday 7 December

Car parks

  • Chantry Fields
  • Gas lane
  • High Street

Lyme Regis

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Saturday 14 December
  • Sunday 15 December
  • Saturday 21 December
  • Sunday 22 December

Car parks:

  • Broad Street

  • Cobb Gate

  • Holmbush

  • Woodmead Hall (Town Council car park)

Shaftesbury

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Saturday 7 December
  • Saturday 14 December
  • Saturday 21 December
  • Tuesday 24 December
  • Tuesday 31 December

Car parks

  • Angel Lane
  • Bell Street

Sherborne

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Monday 2 December
  • Monday 9 December
  • Monday 16 December
  • Monday 23 December
  • Monday 30 December

Car parks

  • Acreman Street
  • Coldharbour
  • Culverhayes
  • Digby Hall
  • Newland North
  • Old Market Yard

Sturminster Newton  

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Saturday 30 November
  • Wednesday 1 January

Car parks

  • Church Street
  • Station Road

Wareham

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Saturday 7 December
  • Saturday 14 December
  • Saturday 21 December

Car parks

  • Bonnets Lane Car Park    
  • Connegar Lane Car Park
  • Howards Lane Car Park 
  • Rempstone Car Park
  • Streche Road
  • St. John’s Hill
  • Wareham Quay

West Bay

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Wednesday 4 December
  • Saturday 7 December
  • Wednesday 11 December
  • Saturday 14 December
  • Wednesday 18 December
  • Saturday 21 December
  • Wednesday 25 December
  • Saturday 28 December

Car parks

  • Bridport Arms
  • East Beach
  • Esplanade
  • Quayside
  • Station Yard
  • The George
  • The Mound
  • West Bay Road

Weymouth

The following car parks will be free all day on:

  • Saturday 7 December
  • Sunday 8 December
  • Saturday 14 December
  • Sunday 15 December
  • Saturday 21 December
  • Sunday 22 December 
  • Thursday 26 December
  • Saturday 28 December
  • Sunday 29 December

Car parks

  • Cosens Quay
  • Council Offices
  • Governors Lane
  • Harbourside
  • Melcombe Regis
  • Park Street
  • Pavilion
  • Pavilion Forecourt
  • Royal Yard
  • Swannery

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