Braithwaite Fold car park

Last Updated: 18 April 2023

Multi-tariff and long stay car park situated in Bowness, LA22 3HB.

Map showing the location of Braithwaite Fold car park

Parking spaces

General: 400
Disabled spaces: 11
Electric charging point: 0
Motorcycle parking: Can use any spaces, with consideration to other vehicles.
No height restrictions

Chargeable times

Open 7 days a week including bank holidays from 8am to 8pm.


Up to 3 hours: £4.70
3 to 4 hours: £6.00
4 to 6 hours: £7.30
6 to 12 hours: £8.80
Up to 3 days: £19.80
Up to 7 days: £38.50

Park & Explore: £19.80 combined bus & parking for up to 5 people valid on day of purchase.

Motorcycles: Free parking. Charges only apply for overnight parking.

Blue Badge: One hour free on top of time purchased when displaying a valid blue badge and clock disc.

Motorhome overnight parking

There is a separate fee of £11.00 which is chargeable from 8pm until 8am. Three and seven day passes do not suffice for the overnight charge, the separate overnight fee must be paid.

Owners can then stay in their motorhomes overnight but must move on first thing. Motorhome users must not erect any temporary structures for example awnings.

Civil Enforcement Officers will carry out checks every morning to ensure compliancy.

We will continue to monitor and review throughout the season.

Payment options

You can pay by:

  • cash: with the following coins: 5 pence, 10 pence, 20 pence, 50 pence, £1 and £2. The old £1 coin will not be accepted. Please note that the ticket machine does not give change
  • card: pay with Visa and MasterCard debit and credit cards, as well as contactless card payments.
  • pay by phone: Braithwaite Fold location number: 9575
  • Three and seven day passes
  • SLDC parking permit

If you have problems paying due to an issue with the ticket machine you can let us know by reporting a problem with this car park.