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Free parking in council car parks over Christmas

Make the most of your local shops this December, and take advantage of free parking in the run up to Christmas.

December and January

Blandford Forum

All council owned car parks will be free all day on:

  • Saturday 8 December
  • Wednesday 12 December - Blandford Yuletide festival
  • Saturday 15 December

Bridport

All council owned car parks will be free on:

  • Wednesday 5 December

And there is 2 hours free parking from 2pm throughout December, in short stay car parks only.

Corfe Castle

West Street car park will be free all day on:

  • Saturday 8 December
  • Saturday 15 December
  • Saturday 22 December

Please note charges apply as usual at Norden car park.

Dorchester

Free parking in council owned car parks all day on:

  • Saturday 8 December
  • Saturday 15 December
  • Saturday 22 December
  • Monday 24 December

Ferndown

Pennys Lodge car park has free parking all day on:

  • Saturday 15 December
  • Monday 17 December to Saturday 22 December
  • Monday 24 December
  • Christmas Day
  • Saturday 5th January 2019
  • Saturday 12th January 2019

Gillingham

Free parking in council owned car parks all day on:

  • Friday 30 November - Festival of lights
  • Thursday 13 December 

Shaftesbury                     

Free parking in council owned car parks all day on :

  • Saturday 8 December
  • Saturday 15 December
  • Saturday 22 December

Sherborne          

Free parking in council owned car parks every Monday in December (except 31 December)

Sturminster Newton  

Free parking in council owned car parks on:

  • Saturday 1 Dec - Christmas lights switch on
  • Tuesday 1 January

Swanage

Swanage Town Council will be providing parking for £1 per day at its Broad Road and Main Beach long stay car parks during December.

Its North Beach car park is free to use from 1 November to 31 March.

Wareham

Council owned car parks in Wareham will be free on:

  • Saturday 22 December
  • Sunday 23 December
  • Monday 24 December

Please note charges apply as normal at the Quay and St Johns Hill.

Weymouth

Weymouth’s town centre council-owned car parks will be free from 3pm onwards every day during December.

Wimborne

All council owned car parks in Wimborne Minster, and the High Street car park have free parking all day on:

  • Saturday 15 December
  • Monday 17 December to Saturday 22 December
  • Monday 24 December
  • Christmas Day
  • Saturday 5 January 2019
  • Saturday 12 January 2019

Please note: Waitrose and Co-op car park charges will apply as normal.

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