Brits heading to beaches over the Bank Holiday weekend will have to dig deep into their pockets as car park charges have been hiked by up to 70 per cent with top destinations charging up to £35.
A new survey has revealed that that the price of parking at some of the UK’s favourite seaside destinations has increased by an average of 67 per cent since 2022.
Research by YourParkingSpace compared parking options at ten popular locations.
Visitors to Great Yarmouth in Norfolk face the biggest jump of 222 per cent, with the cost of an eight-hour day in the most expensive car park on the seafront up from £9 to £29.
Newquay saw its highest parking cost of the day rise from £12 to £35, becoming one of the most expensive destinations and beating last year’s ‘winner’ Brighton which only saw a six per cent increase to its parking from £33 to £34.95.
And in Bournemouth the price of a parking stay has gone from £10 to £24.20.
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