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Parking Rates

PLEASE NOTE: Our parking charges have been changed to summer rates as of 25/7/22.

Cars and Vans under 3.5 tonnes: £2.50 per hour.
Campervans and Motorhomes: £4.50 per hour.

If your stay is under 30 minutes, there is no charge.

We do not allow HGV's in either car park. The only exceptions to this are pre-arranged
contractors or park vehicles. Coaches are allowed to park at Car Park (East)
by pre-arrangement only.

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Car Park (East)

There is a pay and display machine in the car park where you can pay on departure. Please do not pay on arrival.

The machine accepts notes, coins, cards, and contactless payments. Parking in Car Park (East) is chargeable over 24 hours. For example, if you park at 8.00pm and leave at 2.00am the next day, you will be charged for 6 hours (minus the 30 minutes free).

Car Park (West)

Please use your phone to scan the QR code and pay via your mobile. The QR code is displayed on the notice board which is located on the green container on the left hand side of this area, near the lake shore. Please ensure you enter your full vehicle registration to avoid a parking charge being issued by the parking & security contractors:

Parking and Security Solutions Ltd.

Please note that if your car is in Car Park (West) after 8.00 pm you will receive a parking charge as the system is set to take payment between 8.00 am and 8.00 pm only.

For example - if you arrive late in the day at 6.00 pm you should only pay for 2 hours. 

If you receive a parking charge after parking in Car Park (West),

Bawsey Country Park cannot assist you.

Please email


Vehicles must not obstruct roadways, access points as they are required for

emergency and estate vehicles.

This car park is controlled by automatic number plate recognition and CCTV. 

Images of your vehicle and its occupants may be recorded for the purposes of managing

the car parking areas.


All vehicles are parked at the owner's risk and neither Parking and Security Solutions Ltd

nor Bawsey Ltd take any responsibility for any damage or injury howsoever caused.

Parking in Car Park (West) is controlled by Parking and Security Solutions Ltd on behalf of Bawsey Ltd.

CCTV is in operation for the purposes of crime prevention and public safety as well as management of the parking areas.

Images recorded on-site may be disclosed to the police or law agencies in line with legislation.

Any vehicle parked in an incorrect manner will incur a parking notice.

The registered keeper's details will be requested from the DVLA and a charge will be sent in the post.