Motorhome Parking in Somerset.
The information is presented by local authority area.
Somerset County Council; Parking Page; There is no specific mention of Motorhomes within the council's on street Traffic Regulation Orders. The council is currently reviewing our Parking Services web page and will consider including motorhome parking information (Stated 14 November 2013). Park & Ride Page; The height barriers at both sites are 3.5 metres high so motorhomes under that limit can use the sites.
Axbridge Town Council; Home Page. Directions Page includes car park information. Information provided 9 January 2014: "Motorhomes are not currently permitted in either the Axbridge Town or Moorland Street car parks. However, if drivers wish to park up to visit the Town they should enter Axbridge from the east and park on Cheddar Road which would then involve only a short few minutes' walk to the Square".
Bath & North East Somerset Council; Main Parking Page; Coach Parking Page (coach parks are suitable for "Camper Vans"); Park & Ride FAQs. Landsdown Park & Ride is unrestricted so accessible by motorhomes.
Bath Race Course. An enquiry regarding motorhome parking was sent on 28 January 2014 but was deleted without being read.
Glastonbury Town Council; Home Page. An enquiry was sent to to the council on 8 January 2016, asking whether it is possible for daytime visitors in motorhomes to park in the St Dunstan's car park for which the council is responsible. The following response was received on 11 January 2016: "Unfortunately our car park is too small for motorhomes.".
Mendip District Council; Parking Page. Includes motorhome parking information.
Kilver Court Designer Village, Shepton Mallet, Somerset. Statement received 10 February 2014: "While owners of motorhomes are shopping/visiting the gardens here at Kilver Court they can park their motorhomes in the lower car park.".
Clarks Village, Street, Somerset. Statement received 10 February 2014: "We do have a car park 5 minutes away from the shopping centre where a small number of Motor Homes can be parked for free. Maximum 5 at a time. We also offer the service by previous arrangement that you can park overnight in this car park, however you will have to seek permission from the Clarks Village centre management team."
North Somerset Council; Parking Page; Parking Restrictions FAQs. Includes details of where motorhomes can park.
Sedgemoor District Council; Parking Page. The Off Street Parking Order 2013, accessible from that page as a PDF, specifies where Motor Caravans can park. The council has also stated (14 November 2013) that it has bays specifically sized for motorhomes in Pier Street car park in Burnham on Sea and Cliff Street car park in Cheddar which have proved particularly popular with tourists visiting these towns. The council will look at including this information on the web-site.
Cheddar Gorge & Caves, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3QF. Statement 5 February 2014: "We do allow motorhomes to park in the coach park, but payment for 2 parking spaces is required. No overnight parking is allowed, and we try to deter motorhomes from parking in the high season as it can be difficult to accommodate everyone.".
South Somerset District Council; Parking Page. Statement 6 September 2013: "No South Somerset District Council owned car parks allow motorhome parking at this present time. Motorhome parking will be looked into along with coach parking and if the situation changes the details will be updated.". A note to that effect was added to the web site.
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7LH. See the note under Car Parking on the Facilities page.
Wincanton Race Course. An enquiry regarding motorhome parking was sent on 28 January 2014.
Taunton Deane Borough Council; Parking Page Specific information provided for motorhome parking. See county council entry above for park & ride.
Taunton Race Course, Orchard Portman, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 7BL. Statement 3 February 2014: "Motorhomes are always welcome on racedays and by appointment on non racedays. Parking is in the centre of the course on both occasions.".
West Somerset District Council; Parking Page. Car Parks Page details under each individual car park page state whether it is suitable for motorhome parking.
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Last updated: 10 August 2017
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