Bridport has five Long Stay and four Shoppers’ (Short Stay) car
parks. West Bay has one seafront, two harbourside and three Long Stay car parks. All car parks are operated on a Pay and Display basis.

Pay and Display tickets are not transferable between car parks. You are advised to read the charges board in each car park you visit as these vary depending on whether the car park is designated Short Stay or Long Stay.

3 – 8 day Parking Permits: Permits covering all West Dorset District Council’s car parks are available from the car park meters and the Tourist Information Centre.

Season Tickets: These are available from the Council Offices in Dorchester either on a quarterly or yearly basis, to enable the regular user to park cheaper in our Long Stay car parks throughout the West Dorset area.

Disabled Badge Holders:
Please refer to the disabled parking notices on display in each car park. Parking permits are available from the TIC for those in receipt of the Higher Rate of Mobility allowance or equivalent.

The permits entitle holders to 3 hours free parking per day. Larger Vehicles: Lorries, coaches, motorhomes, caravans, caravanettes, trailers etc can be accommodated at the West Street coach park, Bridport and the West Bay Road car park, West Bay. Regular users may benefit from commercial season tickets, available from Parking Services.