Coach Parking

Kent has a wide variety of coach parking facilities for vehicles of all shapes and sizes. This information is regulalry updated however we recommend that you check the relevant websites before you travel for further information. 

Ashford

Tel: 01233 331111 Web:  http://www.ashford.gov.uk/ashford-town-parking
Coach parking at Civic Centre/Stour Centre Car Park (2 spaces plus free 15-minute drop off and pick up bays). 
Rates: £1.50 per hr. £10.00 for over 4 hrs (charges only apply 7am-6pm). Open: See tariff boards.

Broadstairs

Tel: 01843 577470   Web: www.thanet.gov.uk/your-services/parking/parking-charges/coach-and-hgv-parking/
Coach parking in Vere Road (11 bays) and Joss Bay.
Rates: Vere Road: 30 minutes drop off £1, £8 for up to 4 hrs and £15 for up to 24 hrs (Apr-Oct), £7 for up to 24hrs (Nov-Mar).  Joss Bay: £8 For up to 4 hrs (April-Oct) £15 for up to 24 hrs.
Open: 24 hrs. Please note there is no coach parking or drop off at Botany Bay, Broadstairs. 

Canterbury

Tel: 01227 862162 Web: www.canterburygroups.co.uk
Coach parking at Canterbury Coach Park, Kingsmead Road (48 spaces). Welcome Centre with information, refreshments, toilets and water point. Two bay drop-off/pick-up points also available in St George’s Lane.
Rates: £15.00 per coach per 12 hrs  Open: 7am-7pm.

Dover

Tel: 01304 872459 Web: www.dover.gov.uk/parking
Coach parking at Castle Hill Coach Park (7 spaces), Maison Dieu (3 spaces), Seafront (2-3 spaces).
Rates: £1.80 per hr - max 8 hours £14.40 (9am-6pm) Open: 24 hrs

Dymchurch

Tel: 01303 853000 Web: https://www.shepway.gov.uk/parking/car-parks-in-shepway
Coach parking in Dymchurch Central Car Park in Orgarswick Avenue (10 spaces).
Rates: Free. Open: 24 hrs.

Faversham

Tel: 01795 534542 Web: www.faversham.org
Drop off/pick up point is in Leslie Smith Drive limited to 15 minute waiting. Coach parking in Front Brents Car Park (2 spaces) and Macknade Fine Foods, Central Car Park (2 spaces).
Rates: Free. Open: 24 hrs.

Folkestone

Tel: 01303 853000 Web: https://www.shepway.gov.uk/parking/car-parks-in-shepway
Free coach parking in Sandgate Road (3 spaces) and The Leas 4 spaces). Folkestone Port (12 spaces).
Rates: Sandgate Road and The Leas free; Folkestone Port £15 for up to 24 hrs (call 01303 254957 to book).  Open: 24 hrs.

Hythe

Tel: 01303 853000 Web: https://www.shepway.gov.uk/parking/car-parks-in-shepway
On-street coach parking in Military Road (4 spaces). Please note these are not guaranteed to be available.
Rates: Free Open: 24 hrs.

Littlestone 

Tel: 01303 853000 Web: https://www.shepway.gov.uk/parking/car-parks-in-shepway On-street coach parking in Coast Drive car park (100 spaces, rough ground). Please note these are not guaranteed to be available. Rates: Up to five hours: £7.60; Up to 10 hours: £14. Open: 24 hrs.

Maidstone

Tel: 01622 602169 Web: www.visitmaidstone.com
Coach parking in Sittingbourne Road Car Park (4 spaces). Also drop-off points outside Archbishops’ Palace and in St Faith’s Street just outside Maidstone Museum. The Bus Station at The Mall, Chequers shopping centre (by prior arrangement on 01622 691130) can take coaches.
Rates: Free (Sittingbourne Road Car Park). Open: 24 hrs.

Margate

Tel: 01843 577470 Web: www.thanet.gov.uk/your-services/parking/parking-charges/coach-and-hgv-parking/
Coach parking at Dreamland (22 spaces).
Rates: Up to 4 hours £8, Up to 24 hours £15 (all year).
Open: 24hrs

New Romney

Tel: 01303 258594 Web: www.discoverfolkestone.co.uk
Coach parking in High Street (2 spaces). Please note these are not guaranteed to be available. 
Rates: Free Open: 24 hrs.

Rochester

Tel: 01634 338118 Web: http://www.medway.gov.uk/leisurecultureandsport/coachtrips/coachparking.aspx
Coach parking at Acorn Wharf (32 spaces). CCTV, toilet disposal point, coach washing facility and refuse point. Onsite drivers’ rest room* with TV, microwave, free refreshments, toilets and free internet.
Rates: Free. Open: 24 hr access (*open when attendant is on duty)

Royal Tunbridge Wells

Tel: 01892 515675 Web: http://www.visittunbridgewells.com/visitor-information/parking/coach-parks
Coach parking in Linden Park Road Coach Park (8 spaces). Coach drop-off point in Linden Park Road adjacent to Pantiles, a few hundred yards from the coach park. Coach standing also available in London Road. (not suitable to drop off, main A26 without pavement, 3 spaces).
Rates: Free. Open: 9am-6pm (coach park), 24 hrs (coach standing).

Sevenoaks 

Tel: 01732  227000 Web: www.sevenoaks.gov.uk/services/transport-and-streets/parking/car-parks-council
2 designated parking spaces for coaches at our Darent car park at Westerham (located just off the A25 to the east of Quebec Square - nearest postcode TN16 1TD).  The car park is pay and display but coaches can park free-of-charge.
Rates: Free.  Open: 24 hrs.

Sittingbourne

Tel: 01795 417399 Web: www.visit-swale.gov.uk
Coach parking in St Michaels Road (2 spaces)
Rates: Free. Open: 24 hrs.

Tenterden

Tel: 01233 330345 Web:http://www.ashford.gov.uk/tenterden-parking
Free parking for coaches (2 spaces) in the Station Road (East ) car park in Tenterden for up to three hours and coach companies should call the number above for more details.
Rates: Free for up to 3 hours, then charges apply. £1.50 per hour. 
Open: 24 hrs. April-October.
Also Toilet facilities in the car park which is opposite the Tenterden & District Museum, moments from the bustling High Street with its independent shops, restaurants and tea rooms and a short walk from the Kent & East Sussex Railway.