Car parks across Dorset can be easily located by following roads signs with a white letter P on a blue background. Car parks are plentiful and a list of well located council run car parks across Dorset can be found on the following websites.
Dorset councils run car parks covering West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland, North Dorset, Purbeck, East Dorset and Christchurch. Further information is also available about Bournemouth Council car parks and Poole Council car parks.
Please note that there are a lot more car parks which are not included on these lists to choose from that are run by town and parish councils or private businesses.
Roadside parking may at times be free but there may be a time restriction on how long or when you can park in that location. Wherever you choose to park, please be careful to look out for signs and meters before leaving your vehicle, some parking meters will all stipulate what type of vehicle can parked in that location.
Enjoy the flexibility of the park and ride schemes in Weymouth, Poole and Dorchester to help take the hassle out of your trip to town centres or festivals. You could also park at Norden and then take a scenic vintage train to Corfe Castle or Swanage.
Further information can also be found about parking with the use of a disability blue badge in Dorset.