Carlisle City Centre Car Parking

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Castle Car Park

Parking Spaces

  • General Use: 321
  • Disabled Spaces: 6
  • Motorcycle Spaces: 1
  • Coach, Caravan, Minibuses, Motor Caravan and Camper Spaces:16

The following vehicles are not permitted to use this car park:

  • Heavy / Light Commercial Vehicles
Charges apply: Monday to Sunday - 0830 to 1800.
Access to this car park is available between the hours of 6.30am and 8.00pm. No maximum stay.
Please note: Castle Car Park is closed overnight between the hours of 8pm and 6.30am. Closure times may vary for special events and on late night shopping Thursdays in November and December. A vehicle may be released during closure times at a charge of £45. This can be arranged by contacting Northern Security on 01228 547662.        Overnight coach parking is available in Viaduct Car Par between the hours of 7pm and 7am.

Charges effective from 1st April 2023

  • Up to 1 Hour - £1.40
  • 1 – 2 Hours - £2.20
  • 2 – 3 Hours - £2.60
  • All Day - £3.00
  • Minibuses, Caravans, Motor Caravans and Campers (All Day) - £3.80
Blue Badge Holders – Maximum 3 hours free when displaying a valid blue badge and clock disc. Pay and display charges apply for stays over 3 hours.
Motor Caravans, Campers and Minibuses - Please use Coach / Caravan bays. Pay and display charges apply.
Caravans - Designated bays only. Pay and display charges apply.
Coaches – Free in designated bays (Overnight coach parking is available in Viaduct Car Park between 7pm and 7am.
Motorcycles – Free in designated M/C bays only otherwise pay and display charges apply.

Payment Options

  • Contactless/Card Insertion
  • Apple Pay & Google Pay
  • Pay using your mobile – For more information call: 0345 520 7007 or visit
    Location Number
    Normal Charges (Cars & Motorcycles)
    Caravans, Minibuses, Motor Caravans and Campers
  • Coin

Note - Payment limits may apply to Contactless, Card Insertion, Apple Pay and Android Pay



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