Parking in Lyme Regis

There are lots of places to park in Lyme Regis for cars, motorbikes, motorhomes, coaches and caravans. 

Ticket machines will accept cash, however you can also pay at most of the car parks with Just Park by mobile phone or smartphone App. 

All car parks are open 24 hours a day and and none have height restrictions. There are 2 car parks with wide bays for motorhomes and long bays for coaches, caravans, large vans and motorhomes longer than 6 metres. 

If you are staying for longer than 24 hours, you can buy a three or seven-day ticket at Woodmead car park. Alternatively, you can use the JustPark app to add more time to your car park ticket without having to go back to the car park each time.

For those using Sat Nav systems, the nearest postcodes for each car park are shown in brackets. 

Lyme Regis Park and Ride 

The 2024 park and ride will be operated from the usual site off Charmouth Road, on the A3052, east of Lyme Regis by First on the following dates:

  • May bank holiday weekend (4-6 May inclusive)
  • Whitsun week (25 May-2 June). 
  • Every weekend in June and July
  • 24 July to 2 September, inclusive

There will be two double deck buses running between 10am and 7pm. 

Dogs are allowed on the park and ride bus.

The fares are as follows:

  • Adult single - £2.00
  • Adult return - £3.50
  • Child single - £1.50
  • Child return - £2.50
  • Group return (up to four people, not more than two adults) - £10
  • Group return (up to five people, not more than three adults) - £12
  • Concessionary passes NOT accepted

As the park and ride operates from a grassed facility, the service may not be able to operate in extreme wet weather. 

Long stay parking

There are two long-stay car parks in Lyme Regis; Charmouth Road in the east of the town and Holmbush car park in the west. Both car parks are a 10-minute downhill walk to the town centre and seafront. 

Charmouth Road car park (DT7 3DR) has 386 spaces (including 1 for motorcycles) and accepts cars, motorhomes less than 6 metres and motorbikes. Overnight sleeping is not allowed. There is one 50kw electric vehicle chargepoints at this car park, as well as free public toilets.

Holmbush car park (DT7 3HX) has 393 spaces (including 1 for motorcycles) and accepts cars, motorhomes less than 6 metres and motorbikes. Overnight sleeping is not allowed. There are two 22kw and one 150kw electric vehicle chargepoints at this car park, as well as free public toilets.

Seafront parking 

If you would like to park near the seafront and beaches, Cabanya and Monmouth Beach car parks are located at the harbour end of the seafront and are very convenient for the beaches. 

Cabanya car park and Monmouth Beach (DT7 3LE) are located next to each other and between them have 282 spaces (including 2 for motorcycles). There are two 7kw electric vehicle charge points at Monmouth Beach car park, as well as free public toilets.

Cobb Gate car park (DT7 3QD) is a small car park with 17 spaces located in between the shops and the seafront. 

These car parks are more expensive for longer stays. 

Town centre parking 

Woodmead car park (DT7 3PG) car park has 239 spaces (including 1 for motorcycles) and is within a five-minute downhill walk of the town centre. There is one 7kw electric vehicle charge point at this car park. 

There is a small NCP car park (DT7 3QH) with 70 spaces at the top of Broad Street – the main shopping street – and a further 36 spaces (including 1 for motorcycles) at the bottom of Broad Street (DT7 3QR). Free public toilets are located near the entrance to Broad Street car park.

Parking for coaches, towed caravans, large motorhomes and trailers

There are 10 parking spaces available at Holmbush car park (DT7 3HX) and 5 spaces at Charmouth Road car park for coaches, towed caravans, motorhomes over 6 metres, large vans and vehicles with trailers. Both car parks have free public toilets and involve a 10-minute downhill walk to the town and beaches. 

Accessible parking 

For information about accessible parking for wheelchair and mobility scooter users, go to our Accessible Lyme Regis webpage.

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