Car Parking in the Park

Car parks are plentiful in and around the National Park.

Please park responsibly, within marked bays if they exist. Keep away from verges and leave enough room for other cars to manoeuvre.

You can purchase an Annual or One Day Hadrian’s Wall Car Parking Pass from The Sill. This allows unlimited car parking in all NNPA operated Hadrian’s Wall car parks.
One Day Hadrian’s Wall Car Parking Pass – £10
Annual Hadrian’s Wall Car Parking Pass – £40

Car Parking

There are several types of car parks in the National Park.

Car Parking Charges

We operate Automatic Number Plate Recognition Systems  (ANPR) at The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre and Housesteads Car Parks.
The Sill (ANPR)

1st 15 mins.                 Free

Up to 2 hours             £2.00

Additional time £1.00 per hour thereafter up to a maximum of £5.00.

£10.00 overnight (Cars and Motorhomes may be parked and left overnight but camping and overnighting in motorhomes is not allowed)

Housesteads (ANPR)

1st 15 mins.                 Free

Up to 3 hours              £3.00

Additional time – £2.00 per hour thereafter to a maximum of £10.

No overnight parking.

Visitors wishing to pay for parking after their visit to the Sill or Housesteads can visit the Park with Ease website, click ‘Make a Payment’ and follow the instructions online.

 

Brocolitia

40 spaces. Short grid reference: NY 860 713

£1.00 per hour up to £5.00 all day

No overnight parking

 

Cawfields Quarry

40 spaces. Picnic tables. Toilets. Short grid reference: NY 712 665

£1.00 per hour up to £5.00 all day

£10.00 overnight (Cars and Motorhomes may be parked and left overnight but camping and overnighting in motorhomes is not allowed)

 

Steel Rigg

32 spaces. Short grid reference: NY 751 677

1st 15 mins.                 Free

Up to 3 hours              £3.00

Additional time – £2.00 per hour thereafter to a maximum of £10.

No overnight parking

For longer stays please park at The Sill: National Landscape Discover Centre. Charges can be found above.

 

Walltown Quarry

55 spaces. Toilets. Picnic tables. Short grid reference: NY 669 659

£1.00 per hour up to £5.00 all day

£10.00 overnight (Cars and Motorhomes may be parked and left overnight but camping and overnighting in motorhomes is not allowed)

You can also buy either a One Day Hadrian’s Wall Car Parking Pass (£10) or an Annual Hadrian’s Wall Car Parking Pass (£40) from reception at The Sill.
This provides unlimited car parking in all of our car parks along Hadrian’s Wall including The Sill and Housesteads.

 

Alwinton

18 spaces. Toilets. Short grid reference: NT 919 063.

£1 per up to 2 hours

£2 all day

Free Council Parking

Some short stay parking is now free is places like Hexham and Morpeth. All you have to display is a disc in the window. These are available from local businesses, libraries and information centres. Pick one up and keep it in the car just in case.

Larger Free Car Parks

Billsmoor Foot – 10 spaces.

Harbottle, Elsdon, Northumberland, NE65 7AY

Short grid reference: NY 943 968

W3W: wool.flick.ozone

Buckhams Bridge – 15 spaces.

Alwinton, Northumberland, NE65 7BX

Short grid reference: NT 824 107

W3W: miracle.custodial.verse

Bulby’s Wood – 18 spaces. Toilets.

Ingram, Northumberland, NE66 4LT

Short grid reference: NU 007 164

W3W: unhappy.caskets.bulldozer

College Valley Hillforts – 20 spaces.

Kirknewton, Hethpool, Northumberland, NE71 6TW

Short grid reference: NT 894 281

W3W: unopposed.variety.taken

Harehaugh Picnic Site – 20 spaces. Picnic tables.

B6341, Hepple, Northumberland, NE65 7AP

Short grid reference: NY 970 995

W3W: selling.builder.heckler

Hareshaw Linn – 12 spaces. Picnic tables.

Hershaw Linn, Armstrong Square, Bellingham, Northumberland, NE48 2BZ

Short grid reference: NY 840 834

W3W: computers.payer.mailer

Ingram Bridge – 20 spaces.

Ingram, Northumberland, NE66 4LT

Short grid reference: NU 018 163

W3W: shapeless.puddings.calculate

Ingram Cafe and Visitor Centre – 12 spaces. Toilets. Picnic tables.

Ingram, Northumberland, NE66 4LT

Short grid reference: NU 020 163

W3W: accompany.canny.royal

Lordenshaws Hillfort – 30 spaces.

Whitton and Tosson, Forestburn Gate, Northumberland, NE61 4PU

Short grid reference: NZ 052 988

W3W: scream.dabbing.agreeing

Wedder Leap – 20 spaces. Picnic tables.

Wedder Leap Picnic Area, Wedder Leap, Alwinton, Northumberland, NE65 7BP

Short grid reference: NT 866 104

W3W: bloom.confetti.motoring

Smaller Free Car Parks

Chew Green Roman Fort – 5 spaces.

Chew Green, Dere Street, Rochester, Northumberland, NE65 7BX

Short grid reference: NT 788 085

W3W: keyboards.flow.stared

Crindledykes Lime Kiln – 3 spaces.

Bardon Mill, Thorngrafton, Northumberland, NE47 7AG

Short grid reference: NY 781 670

W3W: tripped.senders.groom

Dally Castle – 2 spaces.

Chirdonburn Bridge, Greystead, Lanehead, Northumberland, NE48 1LA

Short grid reference: NY 775 844

W3W: shutting.rhino.tonsils

Dardon Layby – 5 spaces.

Hepple, Elsdon, Northumberland, NE19 1AB

Short grid reference: NY 958981

W3W: lure.inversely.mural

Falstone Tea Rooms – 7 spaces.

North Haul Road, Falstone, Northumberland, NE48 1AE

Short grid reference: NY 724 875

W3W: engulfing.sleep.rare

Greystead Car Park – 8 spaces.

Greystead, Lanehead, Northumberland,  NE48 1LE

Short grid reference: NY 770 858

W3W: ponies.spill.crinkled

Harbottle Castle – 5 spaces.

Harbottle, Northumberland, NE65 7AB

Short grid reference: NT 930 047

W3W: cyclones.finely.crisp

Low Cleughs Bastle – 8 spaces.

Corsenside, West Woodburn, Northumberland, NE48 2SD

Short grid reference: NY 881 864

W3W: workloads.umpires.severe

Sharpeton Layby – 5 spaces.

Harbottle, Holystone, Northumberland, NE65 7AJ

Short grid reference: NT 956 033

W3W: crafted.universally.spouting

Thirlwall View – 5 spaces.

Greenhead, Northumberland,  CA8 7HL

Short grid reference: NY 658 659

W3W: tradition.tribune.renders

Tosson Lime Kiln – 5 spaces.

Tosson Lime Kiln, Carterside Road, Whitton and Tosson, Newtown, NE65 7NJ

Short grid reference: NU 027 009

W3W: shameless.uppermost.serenade

Tosson Tower – 4 spaces.

Tosson Tower, Carterside Road, Whitton and Tosson, Newtown, NE65 7NJ

Short grid reference: NU 029 005

W3W: sprawls.mops.cocoons

Woodhouses Bastle – 5 spaces.

Harbottle, Hepple, Northumberland, NE65 7AW

Short grid reference: NT 967 002

W3W: liquids.tightrope.charted

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Where does the money go?

A. All our car park charges go towards keeping the National Park special for future generations.

Q. How can I pay for my parking?

A. You can pay online, using your mobile or using cash or credit card.

Q. How long do I have to pay for my parking?

A. You have up to 48 hours after your visit to pay for your parking.

Q. Do I have to pay on the day of my parking?

A. No, you can pay up to 48 hours after your visit.

Q. Can I pay online?

A. Yes, simply visit www.parkwithease.co.uk and follow the simple instructions.

Q. What happens if I do not pay?

A. If you do not pay within 48 hours for your parking then Northumberland National Park Authority reserves the right to issue a Parking Charge Notice, currently £60 to be paid in 28 days of being issued but reducing to £35 if paid within 14 days of being issued.

Q. Do I need to display a ticket?

A. No, Park with Ease do not produce tickets to display.

Q. Do I get a receipt when I pay my parking tariff?

A. Yes, you get the option to request a receipt after paying your tariff.

Q. Is overnight parking or camping allowed?.

A. Overnight parking is permitted both our Walltown and Cawfields Car Parks.