Free Parking in Poole, Dorset in 2022 – A Time-Saving Guide


Updated: 23rd January 2022

What an amazing and stunning place Poole is. It is spacious, well ordered, and said to be the second safest town in the UK as well. Car parking is very well managed here, and on this note, finding the best free parking has been a challenge. But we still did it.

Free Parking in Poole, UK – 2022

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

  • Harbour Hill Road
  • Dingley Road
  • Felton Road
  • Highmoor Road
  • Minterne Road
  • Inverness Road
  • Saint Clair Road
  • Albany Gardens
  • Purbeck Avenue
  • Flaghead Road

Keep reading, though, as it’s not that straightforward. Where in Poole, do you want to park for free? That is the real question, and what this article answers for you. You can even save time and effort by letting my bespoke Google map navigate you straight to Poole’s Best Free Parking Spots



Where is the Free Parking near Poole High Street & Dolphin Centre?

We have worked hard to find you the nearest free parking to Poole High Street and the Dolphin centre, and we have found you the nearest free parking. But we’re sorry to say Poole have their streets very well coveted and the nearest free road is a whopping 27 minutes.

There is 2-hour free parking on most restricted roads much nearer the city centre, but otherwise, in this case, Road Trip heroes have to admit defeat and suggest a paid car park.

Here are roads you can park on for free nearest to Poole High Street &
Dolphine Centre:

Free Parking nearest to
Poole High Street &
Dolphine Centre?
Walk to the
Dolphine
Centre
Mellstock Road24 mins
Shottsford Road25 mins
Seliot Close24 mins
Harbour Hill Road20 mins
Verulam Road17 mins
Fernside Avenue17 mins
Constitution Hill Road24 mins
Milestone Road25 mins
Simmonds Close24 mins
White Horse Drive29 mins
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Free Parking near Poole Railway Station?

If you are going on a train trip overnight, a 20 to 25-minute walk to get free parking isn’t so bad, but if it’s just a day trip, you may prefer to park in the nearby Poole Station Car Park for a whopping £9.90 for up to 8 hours. I know what my choice would be.

Here are roads you can park on for free by Poole Railway Station:

Free Parking Spots
nearest to
Poole Railway Station?

Approx walk
time to the
Station
Palmer Road21 mins
Connell Road21 mins
Mellstock Road21 mins
Shottsford Road23 mins
Stanley Green Road23 mins
White Horse Drive25 mins
Hiley Road24 mins
Simmonds Close22 mins
Milestone Road22 mins
Darbys Lane24 mins
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Where is the Free Parking near Poole Hospital & IBM Harbour Hospital?

There are free parking options near both Poole General Hospital and IBM Harbour Hospital, Poole, and they are listed below.

BMI Harbour Hospital, Poole UK

Here are roads you can park on for free near BMI Harbour Hospital, Poole UK:

Best Free Parking near
BMI Harbour Hospital
Approx Walk Time
Seliot Close16 mins
Kingsbere Road17 mins
Gorse Hill Road17 mins
Jellicoe Close16 mins
Constitution Hill Road18 mins
Fernside Avenue13 mins
Felton Road19 mins
Bond Road17 mins
Old Farm Road20 mins
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General Hospital, Poole UK

Here are roads you can park on for free near to General Hospital, Poole UK:

Best Free Parking near
to General Hospital
Approx Walk Time
Seliot Close17 mins
Kingsbere Road18 mins
Gorse Hill Road18 mins
Jellicoe Close16 mins
Constitution Hill Road18 mins
Fernside Avenue14 mins
Felton Road20 mins
Bond Road18 mins
Old Farm Road21 mins
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Best Free Parking to Poole Ferry Terminals & Port

There are streets near to Poole Ferry Terminal and port that are free to park on. the nearest is Shapwick Road, just 12 minutes.

Here are roads you can park on for free near Poole Ferry Terminals & Poole Port.

Free Parking near
Poole Ferry Terminals
& Poole Port
Approx Walk time
to the Ferry
Shapwick Road12 mins
Jefferson Avenue13 mins
Ivor Road14 mins
Tuckers Lane22 mins
Albany Gardens22 mins
Hounslow Close23 mins
Rockley Road26 mins
Lulworth Avenue
Halfway down, one side only
24 mins
Hinchliffe Close24 mins
Hinchliffe Road25 mins
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Free Parking near Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset

There is no free parking on Sandbanks itself, and the arm that takes you there from Poole city Center (Banks Road & Shore Road) have pay and display parking all along the bayfront.

But Inland from that, there are some great free opportunities, some as close as just a 13-minute walk like Chaddesley Glen. See the chart below and the map below that for more details

Here are roads you can park on for free near Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset:

Free Parking near Sandbanks,
Poole, Dorset
Approx Walk
to Sandbanks
Brownsea Road13 mins
Chaddesley Glen13 mins
Brudenell Road20 mins
Canford Crescent23 mins
Nairn Road23 mins
Inverness Road24 mins
Flaghead Road25 mins
Imbrecourt26 mins
Cliff Drive28 mins
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Free Parking near Branksome Chime Beach, Poole

Branksome chime Beach is one of the best beaches according to locals, and it is fine golden sand on the beach for good measure. But free Parking would only make this beach better, and here it is.

See below for 10 great roads you can park on for free near Branksome Chime beach, Poole.

Here are roads you can park on for free near Branksome Chime beach, Poole, Dorset:

Free Parking near Branksome
Chime beach, Poole
Approx Walk to the Beach
Pinecliff Road3 mins
Dalkeith Road6 mins
Westminster Road8 mins
Lakeside Road8 mins
Buccleuch Road8 mins
Pinewood Road9 mins
Oratory Gardens9 mins
Ettrick Road9 mins
Martello Road South10 mins
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Free Parking near Parkstone Railway Station, Poole

Suppose you’re driving to Poole and want to leave your car for free for a few days. Parking up by Parkstone railway Station and jumping on a train one stop to Poole station is a great way to go.

Here are roads you can park on for free near Parkstone Railway Station, Poole, Dorset:

Free Parking near Parkstone
Railway Station, Poole
Approx Walk to
the Train station
Windsor Road5 mins
Balmoral Road5 mins
Highmoor Road7 mins
Powell Road7 mins
Kimberley Road7 mins
Corfe View Road8 mins
Warwick Road9 mins
Sandecotes Road9 mins
Durrant Road10 mins
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Free Disabled Parking in Poole City Centre

Don’t forget your blue badge and t have it clearly displayed on your dashboard with the clock properly set. Then you are good to park in all the below car parks as well as many on-street parking disabled bays though the city.

Here are roads with disabled bays that you can park on for free in Poole city centre:

Free Disabled Parking in
Poole City Centre
PriceApprox Walk
Time to High st
High Street ShopsFree0 mins
New OrchardFree2 mins
Prosperous StreetFree3 mins
Chapel LaneFree5 mins
Quary VisitorsFree6 mins
Lifeboat quayFree12 mins
Shoppers 1 & 2 car ParksFree12 mins
Serpentine LaneFree13 mins
Swimming Poole Car ParkFree22 mins
Poole Hospital Free25 minutes
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Free Motorcycle Parking in Poole

Below is a list of motorcycle bays where you can park your motorcycle for free. Cause this isn’t your only option. Take a look also at the roads with free parking as they may be nearer your destination.

Here are roads with free motorcycle parking bays in Poole, Dorset:

Free Motorcycle Parking in PooleNear to
Newfoundland DriveCity Centre
Chapel Lane 1 and 2 surface car parkCity Centre
Panorama RoadSandbanks
Banks RoadSandbanks
Seacombe RoadSandbanks
Brownsea RoadSandbanks
Salter RoadSandbanks
Ferry WaySandbanks
Brudenell RoadShore Road bay
Chaddesley GlenShore Road bay
Ravine RoadBranksome beach
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Best Priced Car Parks near Poole City Centre

If all these free parking opportunities aren’t enough and you still would instead park in a pay and display car park, see the three charts below.

We have listed Poole’s best car parks in order of the cheapest 4 hours, 8 hours and also 24 hours if you’re in for a long stay.

Cheapest 4 Hour Car Parks In Poole, Dorset

Cheapest 4 Hour
Car Parks
In Poole
PriceApprox
Walk Time
to High st
Harbourside Car Park 2£1.8025 mins
Harbourside Car Park 1£3.5023 mins
High Street Shops £4.000 mins
Chapel Lane£4.005 mins
Quay Visitors£4.006 mins
Shopper 1 & 2 Car Parks£4.0012 mins
Pitwines£4.0014 mins
Seldown£4.0017 mins
Swimming Poole£4.0022 mins
Dolphone Shopping Centre£4.0016 mins
Quayside£6.5012 mins
Sourced from Paropedia

Cheapest 8 Hour Car Parks In Poole, Dorset

Cheapest 8 Hour
Car Parks
In Poole
PriceApprox
Walk Time
to High st
Harbourside Car Park 2£3.4025 mins
Holiday Inn Express£7.0020 mins
Harbourside Car Park 1£7.2023 mins
High Street Shops£8.0022 mins
Quay Visitor£8.000 mins
Shoppers 1 & 2 Car Parks£8.0012 mins
Dolphin Shopping centre£8.0016 mins
Seldown£8.0017 mins
Swimming Pool£8.0022 mins
Poole Station£9.9013 mins
Sourced from Paropedia

Cheapest 24 Hour Car Parks In Poole, Dorset

Cheapest 24 Hour
Car Parks
In Poole
PriceApprox
Walk Time
to High st
Holiday Inn Express£7.0020 mins
Quay Visitors£12.006 mins
Quayside£12.5012 mins
Shoppers 1 & 2 Car Parks£13.0012 mins
Poole Station£19.8013 mins
Dolphin Shopping Centre £12.0016 mins
Seldown£13.0017 mins
Swimming Poole £13.0022 mins
Poole Hospital£10.0030 mins
High Street Shops£12.000 mins
Sourced from Paropedia

Wow, Well that’s Poole for you, it was a tough one to crack, and I hope the researched info finds you all safely parked near to where you want.

Drive safe, and have a great Time in Poole.

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Charlie

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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