Parking in Whitstable
One of the most questions we’re most frequently asked is: ‘where can I park in Whitstable?’
It’s a simple question, with a simple enough answer.
Whitstable has a number of options for parking throughout town, as well as parking availability for disabled persons, andparking close to the beach and the harbour.
Where to Park
Whitstable Harbour Car Park
A small short term car park close to the harbour, the Whitstable Yacht Club and the Dinghy Store, the Whitstable Harbour Car Park is a great option for parking if you’re looking to get out and explore Whitstable.
Space is limited though, so best to arrive early. This car park also may not be the best bet for long stays.
Gorrell Tank Car Park
Just down the road from Whitstable Harbour Car Park, this is one of the town’s larger car parks. Ideal for those of you looking to get out and explore town, this car park is also close to the harbour.
Middle Wall Car Park
Another large car park, this time situated in the popular Middle Wall area, this car park almost always has spaces, even on the busiest summers day.
Gladstone Road Car Park
Short stay car park with 52 spaces, close to the historic St. Alphege church and some of the town’s great pubs.
Parking for Disabled Persons
Kent County Council is committed to making parking facilities as accessible as possible for all, to enable everyone to get out and enjoy everything Whitstable has to offer.
Blue Badge Scheme – The scheme is operated by Kent County Council (KCC). If you would like to apply or have any questions or comments, please visit their website. When issued, your Blue Badge will arrive with a booklet containing information concerning street parking in Whitstable.
Dedicated Car Park
Chapel Street Car Park is a dedicated exclusively for disabled parking. Kent County Council is committed to making Whitstable accessible to everyone
If you’re looking for more in-depth information on parking restrictions in Whitstable, The Canterbury District Transport Strategy is available here.