Here is the Best Free Parking in Ashford, Kent – A Time-Saving Guide 2022


Hunting for a parking space in Ashford can be a tall order, let alone in the town centre. But we have done it for you, and are here to share with you just where in Ashford in Kent you can park your car for free.

Free Parking in Ashford – 2022

Where is there Free Parking in Ashford, Kent? Here are some streets with free parking in Ashford:

  • Free Parking on Restricted bays after 6 pm & all-day Sunday
  • Marlowe Road
  • Sussex Avenue
  • Linden Road
  • Turton Road
  • South Stour Avenue
  • Eastmead Avenue
  • Elwick Place Car Park – Free after 3 pm
  • Station Road – Free after 6 pm & from 3 pm Sunday
  • Lidl Car Park – Customers Only

We have found other free parking opportunities as well and so read on to discover more. If you don’t want to do the groundwork and just want the above, & more free roads clearly displayed on a map, you can buy our bespoke Google map here

What to Know about Parking for Free in Ashford, UK

Most of the suggestions I have made for parking free in Ashford are on residential public roads. Where the road taxpayer does have just as much right to park on these roads as a resident, please be polite to the locals. Here are a few simple tips to keep in mind so as to park legally and safely:

  • Park near to the kerb
  • Do not block entrances or driveways
  • Check the signage before leaving your car
  • Make sure you feel safe to leave your vehicle, if not, move!
  • Make sure you vehicle is locked before leaving it

Free Parking in Ashford Town Centre

Apart from the Ashford Lidl car park (that is heavily surveillance with cameras & is for customers only). There are no other free parking opportunities in central Ashford to speak off before 6 pm.

Can I park in Ashford Town Centre for free? After 6 pm all the restricted parking bays in Ashford town centre are free to park on, including in the town’s most central pedestrian zones such as North Street, High Street, and Bank Street.

Free On-Street Parking in Ashford, Kent

Marlowe Roadshows its free parking in the middle of the road.

But! Just a few minutes outside there are public roads with free on-street parking. I have listed them below in order of North, East and South Ashford.

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Free on Street Parking in North Ashford, Kent

Free Parking near the North of Ashford

Where can you park for free near the North of Ashford? We recommend the following public unrestricted roads near to the north side of Ashford to park on for free

  • Marlowe Road
  • Kent Avenue
  • Sussex Avenue
  • Saint Teresa’s Close
  • East Lodge Road
  • Hornbeam Close
  • Littlebrook Road
  • Repton Manor Road
  • Quantock Drive
  • Malvern Road

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Free on Street Parking in East Ashford, Kent

Where can you park for free near the East of Ashford? We recommend the following public unrestricted roads near to the East side of Ashford to park on for free

  • Mabledon Avenue
  • Dering Road
  • Birling Road
  • Star Road
  • Tufton Road
  • Mill Court
  • Pemberton Road
  • Henwood
  • Linden Road

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Free on Street Parking in South Ashford, Kent

Where can you park for free near the South of Ashford? We recommend the following public unrestricted roads near the Southside of Ashford to park on for free

  • Bond Road
  • Beaver Road
  • Eastmead Avenue
  • Francis Road
  • Whitfeld Road
  • Godfrey Walk
  • Providence Street
  • Lower Denmark (narrow)
  • South Stour

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Is there Free Parking by Ashford International Railway Station

Free Parking by Ashford International Railway Station

There is free parking just an 8-minute walk from Ashford International train station, and I have listed them below up to 20 minutes away.

Free Parking near Ashford
International Train Station
Approx
Distance
on Foot
Mill Court10 mins
South Stour Avenue8 mins
Eastmead Avenue9 mins
Lower Denmark Road
(Narrow)
8 mins
Birling Road10 mins
Tufton Road9 mins
Linden Road11 mins
Beaver Road9 mins
Francis Road12 mins
Bond Road15 mins
Henwood19 mins

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Cheapest Car Parks near Ashford Train Station

Cheapest Car Parks near Ashford Train Station 24 hour
Stay
Ashford International Station Car Park F
Elwick Road
Ashford
TN23 1EZ
£6.70
Ashford International Station – Car Park D
Newtown Road
Kent
Ashford
TN24 0PS
£8
Ashford International Station
Newtown Road
Kent
Ashford
TN24 0PS
£14

Free Parking around Ashford William Harvey Hospital

There is free on-street parking on side roads very near Ashford Hospital, but be careful around here, as there are a lot of restricted parking signs covered by overgrown foliage.

Here is a list of roads you can freely park on within an approximate walking distance to Ashford hospital.

Free on-Street Car Parking around
Ashford William Harvey Hospital
Approx
Distance
Lacton Oast7 mins
Lees Wood11 mins
Silver Hill Road13 mins
Cornes Close13 mins
Blackwall Road South15 mins
Lees Road11 mins
Abbey Way13 mins
Romsey Close19 mins
Wilson Close11 mins
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Parking at William Harvey Hospital, Car Park

William Harvey Hospital, Car Park
Pay and Display
Prices
Up to 1 Hour£2.00
1 to 2 Hours£3.00
2 to 4 Hours£4.00
4 to 5 Hours£5.00
5 to 6 Hours£6.00
6 to 7 Hours£7.00
7 to 24 Hours£8.00

For the above and more suggestions download our useful map of the Best Free Parking in Ashford

Is there Free Parking in Ashford Town centre on a Sunday?

Generally yes, parking in most places in Ashford, Kent Town Centre is free on Sundays. To make sure see the chart below with clickable links with directions.

Best Free All-day Parking in Ashford, Kent on Sundays

Hotels in Ashford with Free Parking

Here are some well-priced hotels in Ashford that offer free car parking with their accommodation.

Hotels in Ashford with Free Parking
Travelodge Ashford Town Centre
0871 984 6545
Elwick Place, Ashford TN23 1AX
Hayesbank B&B
01233 335938
18 Canterbury Rd, Ashford TN24 8JX
Ashford International Hotel
4 star
01233 219988
Simone Weil Ave, Ashford TN24 8UX
Holiday Inn Ashford – Central
3 star
01233 619600
Canterbury Rd, Kennington, Kent TN24 8QQ
Travelodge Ashford
2 star
0871 984 6004
Rutherford Rd, Ashford TN25 4BN

That should be your Ashford-related parking needs met. I do hope this article saved you some valuable time, and wish you a safe drive.

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I do this because I love helping save you time and money, by searching for free, or at least the cheap places to park.

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