Car Parks Short-Stay

Co-Op Car Park

Co-Op postcode – BH19 1HP

Park for up to two hours in peak season at the centrally-located Co-Op or by the hour during low season.

This car park is great for a couple of hours’ shopping or bite to eat in town, catching an evening show at The Mowlem or checking out Swanage’s heritage railway station.

Parking prices

  • Low season price – 60p per hour; free
  • High season – One hour: £1.20 and £2.10 for two hours
  • Park for free – From 7pm – 8am throughout the year

JustPark location no: 5952

If you pay by card or cash you can use your refund voucher to get your car parking payment back in-store, however this doesn’t apply if you use the pay-by-phone app.

Car Parks Short-Stay

Mermond Place (Recreation Ground)

Postcode – BH19 1DQ

Mermond Place/Recreation Ground is a handy short-stay car park for popping to the shops or for a quick play at the park, a game of crazy golf, or meeting friends for a coffee.

It’s also a short stroll to the beach from here and the closest car park for Budgens supermarket, Boots and the Salt Pig.

(Note that there is a height restriction of 7ft 6in at this car park).

Parking hours & prices

Park from one to two hours.

Charges apply from 8am – 7pm. (No overnight camping or sleeping allowed).

  • High season (April – October) – £1.20 for an hour, or £2.10 for two hours
  • Low season (November – March) – 60p per hour

JustPark location number – 5953