Where should I park?

Driving all the way into town can be a risky business; not so much getting in as getting out again. If you want to park in the town centre, you can find more details on car parking here

Are there any road closures I need to be aware of?

The East Overcliff is closed to public access and if you are a resident you will be aware of the closures in place.  You can see a map of road closures here 

What about a park and ride service?

The Park and Ride service costs varies daily but Thursday & Sunday £10 per car, Friday & Saturday £12 per car with a maximum of seven passengers.

Where are they?

Kings Park BH7 7AF - Open Thursday - Sunday

Redhill BH9 2SW - Open Friday, Sat and Sunday

Littledown BH7 7DX - Open Saturday

Royal Bournemouth Hospital BH7 7DW - Open Saturday when Littledown is full & on Sunday.

How much does the Park and Ride cost and when do they run?

Kings Park, £10 per car Thursday & Sunday and £12 Friday & Saturday

Thursday 9.00am – last bus at 11pm Friday 9am – last bus at 11pm Saturday 9am – last bus at 11pm Sunday 9am – last bus at 7pm

Redhill Park, £12 per car Friday and Saturday, £10 Sunday

Friday 9am – last bus 11pm Saturday 9am – last bus at 11pm Sunday 9am – last bus at 7pm

Littledown, Saturday only, £12 

Saturday 9am – last bus at 11pm

Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Saturday as an overflow when Littledown is full and Sunday (£12 Saturday and £10 Sunday)

Saturday 9am – last bus at 11pm, Sunday 9am – last bus at 7pm.

Is there disabled parking and viewing?

Yes, but it is limited - disabled parking drop-off point is at the bottom of Sea Road at Boscombe Pier. Accessible car-parks are at Sea Road (BH5 1BN) and the Winter Gardens (BH2 5AQ with 250 spaces).

There is accessible viewing available at Monkey Island, at the end of East Overcliff Drive (80 car parking spots).