Public Car Parking in Pickering
There are four main Pay and Display, public car parks in Pickering.
Parking charges are from about £1.30 per hour to £5.40 per 24 hours, based on signs at the sites January 2013. Please note: We will do our very best to keep this information up to date, we are not usually made aware of price increases.
Several of the hotels and guest houses in and around Pickering have their own private car parks, as do some of the visitor attractions.
Both the Eastgate (long stay) and The Ropery (short stay) car parks have free to use, public toilet blocks.
Vivis Lane Car Park
The least well known of the four car parks in Pickering, it is both a short and long stay car park, it is also adjacent to the Pickering Medial Practice. It is perfectly situated for visitors to the town centre of Pickering including all of the local visitor attractions, being particularly close to the railway station and Pickering Market Place. Visitors to Pickering Castle should be aware that there is a long upward hill to walk to reach the castle from this car park. The castle has it's own small visitor car park.
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The Ropery Car Park
A sort stay car park, limited to a maximum stay of 2 hours, it also the best known car park in the centre of Pickering, it is adjacent to the the river, to the side of the only traffic lights in Pickering. Access is from The Ropery, opposite the Tourist Information offices and Public Library, it very close to all of the local town centre shops.
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Eastgate Car Park
A long stay car park and is the only car park in Pickering that is also suitable for coaches, with special coach parking bays. Crossing the Whitby A169 road is best done by exiting the higher exit point where people will find crossing the road less of a challenge. A railing barrier blocks pedestrian access to the road lower down towards the roundabout.
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Undercliff Car Park
A long stay car park situated almost behind the railway station and perfect for visitors to the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway. There is a path directly from the car park onto the station platforms. Wheelchair uses may have difficulties as access is only to one platform, there is a footbridge.
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NB: All of the 'Pay & Display' car parks in Pickering are monitored by keen traffic wardens, they do issue penalties against cars that are parked in a manner that breaches the terms published on their notice boards.
Free Public Car Parks in Pickering
- The Beck Isle Museum has very limited free car parking for visitors to the museum.
- Pickering Castle has a small, free car park for its visitors.
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