Alnmouth Beach car park in Northumberland

Parking in Northumberland

With many locations across the county offering free parking with a parking disc, you have endless opportunities to see Northumberland’s beautiful landscapes, tranquil coastlines, and historic landmarks.
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Exploring Northumberland by car offers you history soaked views, dramatic coastlines with spectacular castles, historic sites, magical gardens and pretty towns and villages to explore. A journey by car through Northumberland offers peace and tranquillity as you travel on some of the most scenic roads in England.

Parking couldn't be easier, with many locations across the county offering free car parking with the use of a parking disc. You can pick up a disc from lots of places in Northumberland including retailers, Tourist Information Centres and libraries. You can also use a disc from another council if you already have one. 

Always check signs in the car park for guidance on how long you can stay and if the car park is disc & display or pay & display. 

For further information regarding parking in the area, please refer to the *Northumberland County Council Website, where you can find more details about parking in some of the most popular locations from parking in Bamburgh, to Alnwick town centre and Seahouses.

Need more tips on getting around Northumberland or advice on travelling to Northumberland? Head to our travel tips for more information.

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