Car parking

Car parking at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard 

There are 295 car parking spaces at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Car Park, which is situated approximately 400 yards from the main entrance at Victory Gate. 13 of these are disabled parking spaces and there are now four electric vehicle charging bays operated by ‘bp ChargeMaster’ and accessible online. This undercover car park has toilets and a baby care suite for visitors. This car park has a height restriction of 2.1 metres (6' 10"). Open 7 days a week 24 hours a day. 

Charges for the car park are as follows...

Up to 2 hours - £2.60
Up to 4 hours - £5.00
Up to 6 hours - £7.00
Up to 8 hours - £9.00
Up to 24 hours - £12.00

Our car park accepts cash and card payment. Unfortunately, we do not accept AMEX, and the charge is a minimum of £2.60.

When using the car park visitors should pay on their return to the car park, either at one of the two payment machines or by card at the exit barriers.

Finding the car park
For those using satellite navigation devices, please use the postcode PO1 3GW and follow the brown tourism signs for the car park. The car park is located on Admiralty Road which is just off Queen Street.

Park and Ride
The Park and Ride is conveniently located on the M275 offering a fast and reliable service into the city. At peak times, the service runs every 12 minutes. It is open seven days a week and stops at The Hard which is a 5 minute walk from the Historic Dockyard. 

For more information on Portsmouth Park and Ride, please visit the Park and Ride website.

Alternative Parking
If on arrival you find that this car park is full, please follow the signs to the alternative car parks locally which are signposted from Queen's Street or at Gunwharf Quays, which is within five minutes walk of the Dockyard.

There is a designated area within the car park for 20 motorcycles. If you park within these designated areas, you will be eligible for 1/2 price parking (if you park in a standard car parking space this offer does not apply) and this must be claimed from the car park office during normal opening times.

Camper Vans
There is a Pay & Display car park situated on Havant Street which is suitable for camper vans. This is around a 5-minute walk from our main entrance.

General Information
The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard car park in Admiralty Road and that at Gunwharf Quays meet the most up to date standards and are manned and covered by extensive CCTV surveillance. However, as with all car parks, visitors are strongly advised not to leave any valuables in their vehicles during their visit to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.