Parking

A small public pay and display car park is available between the hours the grounds are normally open. The maximum stay in the public car park is 4 hours with no permitted return.

Parking Charges 2016/17;

 
Month Up to 1 hour Up to 2 hours Up to 3 hours Up to 4 hours
February and March FREE FREE FREE FREE
April 1 to September 30 £1.30 £2.30 £3.80 £5.60
October 1 to March 31 FREE FREE FREE FREE

 

Parking meters are located at the entrance to the car park.  Alternatively, there is a 'Ringo' system which enables you to pay for your parking by credit/debit card via your mobile phone.  This is very useful if you have no change.

To access Ringo call 01202 232000 and quote your car registration number and our location: 1899

During summer months this car park often becomes congested from early in the day. Ample alternative car parking is provided nearby at Highcliffe Cliff Top car park in Wharncliffe Road (see map) or at Steamer Point car park in Mudeford.
From Highcliffe Cliff Top car park, Highcliffe Castle can be reached in 15 minutes by walking west along the beach road. Follow signs up to the Castle when you reach the zig-zag path.

From Steamer Point car park, Highcliffe Castle can be reached in 10 minutes by following the Coastal Path which follows a cliff top route through the nature reserve with stunning sea views of Christchurch Bay.

Coaches can drop visitors off at the Castle,  they will then need to make their way to the Highcliffe Cliff Top car park in Wharncliffe Road to park.