Wellfields Car Park

We are responsible for the running and upkeep of the Wellfields Car Park (located next to Penlee Park)

Long stay parking in Penzance

Our car park has 162 spaces, including 4 spaces for Blue Badge holders.  Blue Badge holders – please see the signs displayed in the car park for more information.

Parking Charges

A 24hr ticket currently costs £2.50

(charges are subject to annual review)

Our payment machines only take the correct change (5 pence and up). We have two ticket machines: one is located at the entrance of the car park and the other on the lower level outside Penzance Tennis Club.

Parking charges apply Monday to Saturday (inclusive) to all vehicles (including motorcycles).

Parking is free from 16:00 – 09:00 Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday.

All income from the car park is used to maintain the gardens and buildings within Penlee Park as well as the car park itself.

Please note: users of our car park do so at their own risk. We cannot accept liability for any accidents, damage or loss to vehicles or other property. 


Use TR18 4HE for sat navs

  • Approach Penzance via the A30, at the first roundabout after Sainsbury’s (Tesco will be on your right) take the second exit (Penzance bypass), signposted ‘A30 Lands End’
  • At the next roundabout go straight across
  • You will come to another roundabout, take the first left, signposted ‘Penzance, West Cwll Hospital’
  • About a half mile further on, past Penwith College, you will come to a mini roundabout – turn right (West Cornwall Hospital will be on your right)
  • Carry on down the hill, past St John’s Hall (on your left) and follow the road round to the right – you will see a pub called the First and Last
  • Wellfields Car Park is about 30 metres on your left (there is clear signage)

Quarterly Parking Permits

Our parking permits provide cost savings for those parking regularly in Penzance.

Permit Charges

A quarterly permit currently costs £100.00. We encourage the use of BACS Bank Transfer or online payments but can also take payment by card or cheque.

Quarterly periods

Quarterly periods run from:

  • 1 January – 31 March
  • 1 April – 30 June
  • 1 July – 30 September
  • 1 October – 31 December

Parking Permit Application Form:

Please ensure you complete and return an application form to our offices (by email, post or in person).

Parking Permit Application Form (Open Text Doc)

Parking Permit Application Form (PDF)

Paying for your permit:

You can pay for your permit by BACS, Online, or by Cheque (cheques should be made payable to Penzance Town Council).

Collecting your permit:

You can visit our reception desk in the Penlee Centre to collect your permit (our opening hours are Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm).

If you would prefer for your permit to posted to you, please let us know when you submit your application.

Please note: a parking permit does not guarantee you a space in the car park or give you priority over other car park users.

Other car parks

The majority of other car parks within the Parish are owned and operated by Cornwall Council – Cornwall Council car parks information.

There are also some privately owned and operated car parks in Newlyn and Mousehole – please check their information boards for details on parking charges.


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