Coast and countryside car parks

Comer Woods Dudmaston car park

Discover some of the National Trust's smaller coast and countryside car parks, off the beaten track.

You’ll find most coastal and countryside sites with car parks are featured in the National Trust Handbook, and on the webite and mobile app. But there are others – often smaller parking spots with no facilities – that lead to lesser-known stretches of the coast or quiet inland landscapes. Follow the links below to view the regional PDF lists for the car parks nearest to you.

Sunrise over the house and lake at the Vyne, Hampshire

Berkshire, Hampshire & Isle of Wight 

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Cornwall coastline


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The Parterre Garden on a frosty January morning at Cliveden, Buckinghamshire

Cotswolds, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire 

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The garden in June at Hardy's Cottage, Dorset

Devon & Dorset 

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Visitors in Walk Wood at Sheffield Park and Garden, East Sussex

Kent, Surrey & Sussex 

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Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland 

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Shortlisted entry for the 2020 Handbook competition

Somerset & Wiltshire 

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Visitors walking their dog at Tarn Hows, Cumbria

Lake District 

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Exploring the curious rock formations at Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses, Staffordshire

West Midlands 

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Girl sitting in a car boot at Ashridge, Herts

Car parking FAQs 

Here are the most frequently asked questions about parking at our places, including why it's important to scan your membership card for free parking and more.